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Al-Qaida in Syria Claims Capture of Northern City

Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate and its allies seized the Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday from government forces for the first time in the country's civil war, according to Islamic fighters and a monitoring group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an alliance consisting of the al-Nusra Front and other Islamic groups took control of Idlib after clashing with Syrian forces for four days. The Observatory said seven fighters were killed, while many soldiers were...

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