Syria's Islamist rebels join forces against Assad

October 11th, 2012  
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Topic: Syria's Islamist rebels join forces against Assad

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Powerful Syrian Islamist brigades, frustrated at the growing divisions among rebels, have joined forces in what they say is a "liberation front" to topple President Bashar al-Assad. Mistrust and miscommunication have been a feature of the rebel campaign against Assad. Differences over leadership, tactics and sources of funding have widened the rifts between largely autonomous brigades scattered across Syria. ...


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