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Rebels Linked to al Qaeda Retreat in Syria
The Wall Street Journal ^
| Jan. 8, 2014
| Maria Abi-Habib
Posted on 01/08/2014 5:17:15 PM PST by Chad_the_Impaler
Rival Syrian rebels on Wednesday ousted a branch of al Qaeda from its base in Aleppo, whose members executed dozens of Syrian prisoners as they left, leaving the fate of Western hostages they held uncertain, activists said.
Hundreds of fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, an arm of the extremist Islamist movement, were also driven out of towns across northern Syria this week after their rivals began to rise up against them last week.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; lebanon; syria; waronterror
Syria is a heck of a place to hold a retreat, but I guess if you’re Al Qaeda . . .
posted on 01/08/2014 5:19:42 PM PST
by Jeff Chandler
(Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
To: Jeff Chandler
Syria is a heck of a place to hold a retreat, but I guess if youre Al Qaeda . . .
Just getting in touch with their inner child.
posted on 01/08/2014 5:21:41 PM PST
You know, in a country that had real journalists, there would be a former Secretary of State and a President on trial for treason for providing support to Al Qaeda.
posted on 01/08/2014 5:30:32 PM PST
("A crack shot and a good dancer")
0bama is deeply saddened that his friends were so cruelly rejected.
posted on 01/08/2014 5:37:57 PM PST
(Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
To: Jeff Chandler
This is wonderful news. You see?. The “bad guy” is Sunni-— NOT SHIA.
posted on 01/08/2014 5:42:48 PM PST
Did the WSJ assign a correspondent to Syria ? Looks like it. Hope they did and we can rely on reliable reports comming from there even though it’s an Arab last name.
posted on 01/08/2014 5:58:37 PM PST
(Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
Bummer, looks like all of Obama’s supporters are being kicked out of Syria.
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