Syrian Rebels Fight IS-Linked Group near Israeli Border

(AFP) Syrian rebel groups, as well as the al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front, fought Islamic State-linked Jaish al-Jihad in the border town of Qahtaniya in Quneitra province on Tuesday, said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. He said 12 rebels, including Al-Nusra fighters, were killed and Jaish al-Jihad lost seven fighters. "Fifteen members of Jaish al-Jihad were also taken hostage."

2015-04-29 00:00:00

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