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Al Qaeda ISIS moving Free Syrian Army out.

Syrian areas under al Qaeda ISIS control

Syrian areas under al Qaeda ISIS control

An al Qaeda spinoff operating near Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, last week began a new battle campaign it dubbed “Expunging Filth.”

The target wasn’t their avowed enemy, the Syrian government. Instead, it was their nominal ally, the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army.

Across northern and eastern Syria, units of the al Qaeda jihadist group known as ISIS are seizing territory—on the battlefield and behind the front lines—from Western-backed rebels.  Al Qaeda reached the Mediterranean Sea near Salma.

Some FSA fighters now consider the extremists to be as big a threat to their survival as the forces of President Bashar al-Assad. READ ARTICLE HERE