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Al-Qaida upping attacks against Assad government's strongholds

Mar 21, 2017

Al-Qaida upping attacks against Assad government's strongholds

Under pressure from fellow insurgents and escalating airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition, Syria’s al-Qaida branch is stepping up violence against President Bashar Assad’s strongholds with precise, high-profile attacks, including a surprising breach of the capital in the most serious infiltration in years. Sunday’s attack, ...