Ahrar Al Sham

Jihadists Mobilize in Syria as Peacemaking Unravels

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT/AMMAN, May 19 – Jihadi militants in Syria including al Qaeda are mobilizing again for all-out war against President Bashar Al Assad, taking advantage of the collapse of peace talks to eclipse nationalist rival insurgents that signed on to a faltering truce. Al Qaeda’s Syrian branch, the Nusra Front,

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Syria Rebel Group Slams Geneva Talks, Opposition Body

BEIRUT, April 17 – A Syrian rebel group on Saturday said United Nations-led peace talks had so far been extremely negative and criticized opposition negotiators as divorced from a deteriorating military situation on the ground. The statement from Ahrar Al Sham, an Islamist group and one of the biggest rebel factions involved in the conflict, indicates

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