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Syrian Rebels Seize Al-Qaida Base Amid Threat

Syrian rebels have captured the Aleppo headquarters of an al-Qaida-linked group that wants to establish an Islamic state in Syria, while that group threatens to crush other opposition fighters. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Islamist rebels took control of the base Wednesday in the northern city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). An ISIL spokesman said in an audio tape posted late Tuesday that the group would "crush rebel fighters", and that...

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