Iraqi tribes taking lead in fight to evict al-Qaeda – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Iraqi army is letting local police and tribes lead the fight against al-Qaeda in Fallujah and Ramadi, a strategy that reflects concerns that a large influx of government…

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…

Syrian rebel alliance battles al Qaeda-linked fighters – Reuters

ReutersBEIRUT (Reuters) – 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…