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Al Qaeda in Syria executes 14 regime fighters

Executions carried out in response to regime incursion on rebel-held territory near Damascus.

Al Qaeda in Syria executes 14 regime fighters

Al Qaeda fighters kidnap US-backed rebel chief

Nusra Front forces kidnap commander of Jaish al-Tahrir, along with 40 other rebel fighters, seize weapons.

Al Qaeda fighters kidnap US-backed rebel chief

Top French terrorist fakes death for surgery

Leading Al Qaeda recruiter in Syria tells French press his parents falsely reported his death so he could sneak out for 'major surgery.'

Top French terrorist fakes death to receive surgery

Al Qaeda returns captive Spanish journalists

Three journalists held for a year by Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate finally return to Madrid, thanks to 'collaboration of allies and friends.'

Al Qaeda returns captive Spanish journalists

Why are Syrians still flocking to ISIS?

New report reveals what drives Syrians - and even Syrian children - into the arms of jihadist groups like ISIS and Nusra Front.

Why are Syrians still flocking to ISIS?

Israeli Arab jailed for joining Al Qaeda in Syria

Arab resident of northern Israel handed tough sentence after returning to Israel, refusing to renounce murderous jihadist ideology.

Israeli Arab sentenced for joining Al Qaeda in Syria

ISIS retakes Turkey border down from Syrian rebels

Al Qaeda rebels launch major offensives throughout Syria, which ISIS makes advances along Syrian-Turkish border.

ISIS retakes Turkey border down from Syrian rebels

US strike in Syria kills Al Qaeda terrorists

Following death of Nusra Front's spokesman, additional US airstrike kills scores more Al Qaeda fighters.

US strike in Syria kills several Al Qaeda terrorists

Syrian heart-eating rebel killed

Islamist rebel, who appeared in shocking video cutting out and eating the heart of a dead regime soldier, shot dead by rival rebels.

Syrian heart-eating rebel killed

Watch: Rebels shoot down regime warplane in Syria

Al Qaeda-aligned Ahrar al-Sham rebels capture one pilot alive near Al-Eis, which jihadists recently seized from regime forces.

Watch: Rebels down regime warplane in Syria, capture pilotplayer

Al Qaeda routs western-backed Syrian rebels

Nusra Front and allied jihadists storm Division 13 weapons depot, seize US-made TOW anti-tank missiles.

Al Qaeda routs western-backed Syrian rebels in Idlib

Under the skin of Al-Qaeda's suicide bombers

A cheerful Saudi, a doubtful Briton and a Syrian obsessed with 72 virgins feature in controversial film on Nusra Front's bombers.

Under the skin of Al-Qaeda's would-be suicide bombers

Israeli Arab convicted of joining Nusra Front

Arab citizen from the north illegally breached Israel's borders in leaving for Syria to train with Al Qaeda branch.

Israeli Arab convicted of joining Nusra Front

Russia bombs Al Qaeda prison, kills 21 civilians

Airstrikes on Syrian jail leave 21 civilians, 29 terrorists and 7 detainees dead, with 30 wounded and many in critical condition.

Russia bombs Al Qaeda prison, kills 21 civilians

Al Qaeda rejects 'plot' to negotiate with Assad

Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria condemns the 'treason' of opposition groups who agreed to negotiate with autocrat while demanding he step down.

Al Qaeda rejects 'plot' to negotiate with Assad

Clashes erupt between Syria Islamists, Kurds

Kurdish forces battle Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria's northern Aleppo Province.

Clashes erupt between Syria Islamists, Kurds

Al Qaeda 'downed two Russian drones' in Syria

Nusra Front rebel group says it took down the drones over a military airport in northern Syria.

Al Qaeda claims it downed two Russian drones in Syria

Syrian Rebels Place Bounty on Assad, Nasrallah

Al Qaeda's Nusra Front offers millions of dollars to anyone who kills Syrian dictator or Hezbollah leader - even if they're non-Sunnis.

Syrian Rebels Place Bounty on Assad, Nasrallah

Kurds Claim Tripped Refugee Was Al Qaeda Terrorist

Hungarian journalist was fired for 'trip heard round the world' amid Syrian refugee crisis - but were fleeing migrants really terrorists?

Kurds Claim Tripped Refugee Was an Al Qaeda Terrorist

Petraeus: Support Al Qaeda to Defeat ISIS

Former commander of US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan David Petraeus takes 'enemy of my enemy' approach to a whole new level.

Former CIA Chief: US Should Support Al Qaeda to Defeat ISIS

'ISIS-Free Zone' to be Established Soon?

Syrian rebels led by Al Qaeda fire some 1,000 rockets at Shia villages; Al Qaeda announces withdrawal from area slated for 'ISIS-free zone.'

Rebels Bombard Shia Villages as 'ISIS-Free Zone' Inches Closer

Syria: Al Qaeda 'Hunting Down' US-Backed Rebels

White House Syria strategy derided as empty 'media statements' by Assad regime, as Nusra Front kidnaps more pro-US rebels.

US Syria Policy Mocked as Al Qaeda Hunts Down US-Backed Rebels

Syria Regime Forces Battle Rebels at Gov't Bastion

Fierce clashes ongoing near Assad's ancestral village between Syrian regime forces including Hezbollah, and rebels led by Al Qaeda

Syria Regime Forces Battle Rebels Near Assad Bastion

Al Qaeda Video Shows Captured US-Trained Rebels

Another blow for White House's slowly-slowly strategy in Syria, as Nusra Front gloats over rout of US-trained Division 30.

Al Qaeda Shows Off Captured US-Trained Rebels in New Video

Al-Qaeda Attacks US Trained 'Moderate' Rebels

Al-Qaeda's Nusra Front launches assault on HQ of 'New Syrian Force,' leaving casualties on both sides, day after alleged abductions.

Al-Qaeda Attacks US Trained 'Moderate' Rebels in Syria

Syrian Priest Feared Kidnapped by Al Qaeda

Father Dhiya Aziz becomes latest Christian leader to be abducted in Syria, after not returning from 'consultations' with Nusra Front leader.

Syrian Christian Leader Feared Kidnapped by Al Qaeda

Rebel Assault to Seize Syria's Largest City

New Islamist alliance 'Ansar al-Sharia,' which includes Al Qaeda's Nusra Front, seeks key victory as regime struggles to hold positions.

Rebels Launch Offensive to Capture Syria's Largest City

Norwegian Posed with Guns for 'Humanitarian Work'

Norway looking to sentence jihadist who fought for ISIS and Al Qaeda - he claims he was in Syria for 'humanitarian' efforts.

Norwegian Posed with Guns in Syria for 'Humanitarian Work'

Al Qaeda Apologizes for Murdering 20 Druze

Syrian affiliate of terror group says shootout committed against Druze village under its hold 'violates our views.'

Al Qaeda Apologizes for Murdering 20 Druze

US-Led Airstrikes Aid Syrian Rebels against ISIS

Coalition aircraft hit Islamic State forces battling Syrian rebels including Al Qaeda's Nusra Front.

First Time: US-Led Airstrikes Aid Syrian Rebels against ISIS

Rebels Advance on Regime in Northwest Syria

Syrian NGO points once again to rebel pushback as Assad's army falls in Muhambel.

Rebels, Al Qaeda Advance on Regime in Northwest Syria

Al Qaeda Captures Last Syrian Regime City in Idlib

Rebel coalition begins lightning conquest of last city in Idlib province on Turkish border still held by government.

Al Qaeda Captures Last Syrian Regime City in Idlib

Al Qaeda is Moderate? The West Isn't Buying It

Nusra Front chief's rare TV interview meant to convince the West his group is a legitimate political actor in Syria - anyone believe him?

Al Qaeda is Moderate? The West Isn't Buying It

Al Qaeda Conquers Regime-Held Hospital Holdout

After days of intense fighting Nusra Front captures hospital where senior troops and bureaucrats were holed up.

Al Qaeda Conquers Regime-Held Hospital Holdout

Rebels Seize Last Military Base in Syria's Idlib

Al-Mastumah falls after regime forces retreat in face of advancing Islamist rebels; Idlib now almost entirely under rebel control.

Al Qaeda-Led Rebels Seize Last Military Base in Syria's Idlib

Bloodbath as Rebels Storm Regime-Held Hospital

At least 72 killed in one day as Assad regime loyalists barricaded in hospital fight last-ditch battle against rebel assault.

Bloodbath as Syrian Rebels Storm Regime-Held Hospital

Game Over? Rebels Storm Besieged Regime Loyalists

Rebels led by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front storm hospital in Jisr al-Shughur, where some 250 regime soldiers and their families holed up.

Game Over? Syrian Rebels Storm Besieged Regime Loyalists

Syria: Regime Forces Battle to Free Trapped Troops

Hezbollah making steady gains in Qalamoun, as regime forces fight to free 250 soldiers trapped in rebel-held Jisr al-Shughur.

Syrian Regime Forces Battle to Free Trapped Soldiers

Syrian Rebels, Hezbollah in Fierce Clashes

Al Qaeda's Nusra Front leads preemptive offensive against pro-regime forces, including Hezbollah, in Qalamoun mountains.

Syrian Rebels, Hezbollah in Fierce Clashes Near Lebanon

Regime Troops Trapped in Hospital as Assad Flails

Al-Qaeda affiliate keeps gaining ground on Syrian army, as regime has lost almost entire province bordering Turkey.

Regime Troops Trapped in Hospital as Syrian Rebels Advance