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Syria fighting between rebels and Al Qaeda-linked group spreads – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAMMAN, Jordan – Clashes spread Saturday between groups nominally united against the Syrian government as mainstream rebels attempted to expel an Al Qaeda-linked group from opposition areas. Rebels and fighters with the Al Qaeda-linked Islamic …Syrian rebels want foreign fighters goneCNNAl-Qaeda-linked ISIS under attack in northern SyriaBBC NewsQaeda-Linked Insurgents Clash With Other Rebels […]

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Syrian Rebel Alliance Battles al-Qaida-linked Fighters – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaBEIRUT — An alliance of Islamist and other rebel factions battled fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) across north-western Syria on Saturday in apparently coordinated strikes against the powerful al-Qaida-linked group. Activists said …Syria fighting between rebels and Al Qaeda-linked group spreadsLos Angeles TimesSyrian rebels want foreign fighters […]

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Iraq Fighters, Qaeda Allies, Claim Falluja As New State – New York Times

New York TimesBAGHDAD — Black-clad Sunni militants of Al Qaeda destroyed the Falluja Police Headquarters and mayor’s office, planted their flag atop other government buildings and decreed the western Iraqi city to be their new independent state on Friday in an …Scores Dead in Iraqi Battle With Al Qaeda-Linked FightersWall Street JournalAl Qaeda-linked insurgents, with […]

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Al-Qaeda Fighters Take Control of Fallujah as Iraq Army Attacks – Businessweek

BusinessweekAl-Qaeda-linked militants held control of much of the Iraqi city of Fallujah and other nearby towns, fighting off efforts by troops with air support to regain control, according to a witness. The al-Qaeda fighters have seized military equipment provided by the U.S. …Qaeda-Aligned Militants in Iraq Claim Falluja as Independent StateNew York TimesAl-Qaida sweep in […]

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Lebanon arrests Saudi leader of Al-Qaeda-linked group – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBeirut: Lebanese military authorities have arrested the leader of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, the offshoot of al-Qaeda that claimed responsibility for the double suicide bomb attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut in November, according to Lebanese news …Lebanon interrogating head of Al Qaeda-linked group responsible for Iran …The NationalLebanon ‘arrests head of […]

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood declared ‘terrorist group’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe military-backed interim Egyptian government has declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group after blaming it for a deadly attack on a police HQ earlier this week. The group, whose candidate Mohammed Morsi won the presidential poll last year …Egypt declares Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist groupTelegraph.co.ukAl Qaeda-linked group says it bombed Egypt police headquartersLos […]