28 Feb '15, 5pm

Al Qaeda affiliate Nusra overruns Western-backed Hazm Movement bases near #Aleppo in #Syria

Syrian rebels are seen firing shells against Syrian government forces, in Aleppo, Syria, in this photo released Feb. 15, 2015. Aleppo Media Center/AP Related US Embassy: Turkey, US sign deal to train, arm Syrian rebels Turkey and the United States signed an agreement Thursday to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group, said the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. Syrian rebels being screened for Islamic State fight The U.S. and its international partners have identified about 1,200 moderate Syrian rebels who could be trained and equipped to fight Islamic State militants, according to the Pentagon. Obama view of US role in Arab world challenged by crises President Barack Obama's view of the U.S. role in the Middle East and North Africa is being challenged by deepening crises in the very countries he has seen as models for his approach to the volatile region: Iraq, ...

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longwarjournal.org 02 Mar '15, 5pm

The flag of al Qaeda flies over Hazm’s 46th Brigade in Aleppo The US-backed Hazm Movement, or Harkat Hazm, has officially ...