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FSA is going after…. Al-Qa’idah?

Translated today by One wonders if its true, but this suggests a stronger strategy by the US et al… although, of course, ultimately a losing strategy… Still an interesting “turn,” maybe:

On September 5, the Palestinian-owned Al-Quds al-Arabi daily carried the following report by Ahmed al-Masri: “The head of the Islamic Observation Center in London, Yasser as-Serri, revealed to Al-Quds al-Arabi on Tuesday that more than 15 Free Syrian Army elements and especially from the Northern Farouk Brigade, assassinated Dr. Abu Muhammad ash-Shami al-Absi, the head of the Islamic State Shura Council who is close to Al-Qa’idah organization, as revealed by observers near the Syrian-Turkish border. Knowledgeable sources stated to Al-Quds al-Arabi that violent clashes erupted between the two sides after the reports about the assassination came out…

Written by nickbiddlenoe

September 5, 2012 at 7:41 pm

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