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Al Qaeda, ISIS Clash Along Israel-Syria Border

Nusra Front joins other rebel factions fighting ISIS-linked Jaish al-Jihad battalion in Golan Heights; follows mortar fire into Israel.

Jihad on the Horizon: Al Qaeda, ISIS Clash Along Israeli Border

Syrian Islamist Rebels Score Another Key Victory

Heavy weapons seized in Idlib's Al-Qarmid base, as Al Qaeda-led Islamist 'Army of Conquest' continues to make gains in the north.

Assad Regime Collapsing? Rebels Score Another Key Victory

PA Gets Swedish Missionaries Freed from Al Qaeda

Sweden thanks Abbas for 'personally' negotiating the release of two Christian hostages captured by Nusra Front in Jordan.

Abbas Negotiates Release of Swedish Missionaries from Al Qaeda

Syria: Jihadists Take Key Regime Stronghold

Jihadists seize Jisr al-Shughur, last major city under regime control in Idlib; now closer than ever to regime heartland Latakia.

Syria: Al Qaeda, Allies, Take Key Regime Stronghold

Ohio Man's Al-Qaeda Attack on US Soil Foiled

Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud charged for training with Nusra Front in Syria before returning to try and launch an attack in the US.

Ohio Man's Al-Qaeda Attack on US Soil Foiled

Rebels in Southern Syria Split with Al Qaeda

Southern Front announces it is severing ties with Nusra Front after dispute over border crossing; 'We don't want to be a base for jihad.'

Rebels in Southern Syria Split with Al Qaeda after Tensions

In Lebanon, Palestinian Camp a Jihadist Refuge

Lebanon's Ain al-Helweh camp causing growing concern, as even official Palestinian 'security forces' fear to enter.

Palestinian Camp in Lebanon a Breeding Ground for Jihadists

Al Qaeda, Allies Advance on Key Syrian Army Base

Islamist rebels including Nusra Front launch attack on Mastuma base in Idlib one week after capturing provincial capital.

Al Qaeda, Allies Advance on Key Syrian Military Base

Al-Qaeda Conquers Syrian Provincial Capital Idlib

Syrian affiliate Nusra Front paves way for 'emirate' to rival ISIS's Raqa 'caliphate' headquarters; only second capital to fall.

Al-Qaeda Conquers Syrian Provincial Capital of Idlibplayer

Syria: Islamists Advance against Regime in Idlib

Islamist alliance led by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front makes gains in Idlib city; regime airstrikes attempt to blunten advance.

Syria: Islamist Rebels Advance in Fierce Clashes for Idlib

Syrian Al-Qaeda Beating Obama's 'Moderate' Rebels

Nusra Front has been seizing American weapons while pushing back FSA, and is posed to establish emirates in northern Syria.

Syrian Al-Qaeda Beating Obama's 'Moderate' Rebels

40 Killed as Kurds Battle ISIS for Key Syrian Town

Kurdish fighters repel Islamic State offensive in Hasakeh, as Al Qaeda's Nusra Front battles regime in Aleppo.

40 Killed as Kurds Battle ISIS for Key Syrian Town

Rebel Defeat Deals Blow to US Hopes Against ISIS

Harakat Hazm - first Syrian rebel group to receive US TOW anti-tank missiles - disbands after defeat to Al Qaeda. Weapons seized.

Syria: Collapse of Moderate Rebel Group Deals Blow to US Hopes

Al Qaeda Video Shows Advances along Israeli Border

Syrian Nusra Front rebel group releases slick new video, in attempt to take back the initiative from rival ISIS in the propaganda war.

New Al Qaeda Video Shows Steady Advance along Israeli Border

Cautious Jihadists Scaling Back Social Media Use

ISIS, Nusra Front recruits concerned intelligence agencies gleaning crucial data from Facebook to use against them, pinpoint locations.

Wary of Intel Leaks, Jihadists Scaling Back Social Media Use

Al Qaeda Takes Major Syrian Military Base

Nusra Front cements control of Idlib countryside, highlighting dominance of jihadis in Syrian civil war.

Al Qaeda Takes Major Syrian Military Base

Watch: Rival Syrian Rebels Clash over War Booty

Free Syrian Army fighters livid after Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front steals their spoils of war.

Watch: Rival Syrian Rebels Clash over War Bootyplayer

Hezbollah and Al Qaeda-Branch Argue After Clash

Hezbollah updates toll to eight dead from clash with Nusra Front terrorists - who claim Hezbollah actually attacked them.

Hezbollah and Al Qaeda-Branch Argue Over Circumstances of Clash

Mavi Marmara 'Activist' Killed in US Airstrike

Turkish IHH activist who took part in infamous Gaza flotilla killed in Syria airstrike; reports say he was fighting with Al Qaeda.

Mavi Marmara 'Peace Activist' Killed in US Airstrike

Syrian Rebels Kill 3 Hezbollah Members in Lebanon

Day after ISIS and Al Qaeda-linked rebels kill three Lebanese soldiers, Hezbollah targeted in suicide bombing.

Syrian Rebels Kill Three Hezbollah Terrorists in Lebanon

Al Qaeda Rebels Seize UN Arms, Uniforms in Syria

Syrian envoy accuses Israel of 'letting' Nusra Front take control of Syrian side of the border, confirms rebels now control Syrian Golan.

Report: Al Qaeda Rebels Seize UN Arms, Uniforms in Syria

Fijian Peacekeepers Released by Syrian Rebels

Syria's Nusra Front rebel group releases 44 UN peacekeepers, who will cross into Israel later today.

Fijian Peacekeepers Released, Expected to Cross into Israel

Fijian Soldiers Say They Are Safe in Al Qaeda Film

Syria's Nusra Front rebel group releases video featuring 44 UN peacekeepers; group leader thanks rebels 'for keeping their word.'

Watch: Fijian UN Soldiers Say They Are Safe in Al Qaeda Videoplayer

Al Qaeda Captures Syrian Town Along Israeli Border

Video shows Al Qaeda's Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, capturing the town of Naba Al-Sakhr, as fierce fighting continues.

Watch: Al Qaeda Captures Syrian Town on Border with Israelplayer

Reports: Filipino UN Soldiers Escape into Israel

Philippine UN peacekeepers in the Golan clashed with Syrian rebels; others from Fiji still being held.

Reports: Filipino UN Peacekeepers Escape into Israel

Watch: Al Qaeda, Hezbollah Battle it out in Syria

Footage taken by Syrian rebels appears to show fierce clashes along Lebanese border.

Watch: Al Qaeda, Hezbollah Battle it out in Syriaplayer

Al Qaeda Head Tells Syria Branch to End Infighting

Ayman al-Zawahiri calls for Nusra Front, ISIS to unite in fighting Assad, as city of Homs expected to fall to regime forces.

Al Qaeda Head Tells Syrian Branch to 'Stop Infighting'

Hezbollah Forces Stage 'Takeover' of Lebanese Town

In latest spillover from conflict in Syria, Shia militiamen seize control of Lebanese border town following attacks.

Hezbollah Forces Stage 'Takeover' of Lebanese Sunni Town

Jihadist Group Claims Latest Lebanon Bombing

Nusra Front claims responsibility for suicide car bombing in Hermel, which killed three soldiers.

Syrian Jihadist Group Claims Latest Lebanon Bombing

Al Qaeda Offshoot Claims Beirut Suicide Bombing

Lebanese offshoot of Al Qaeda-linked Syrian rebel group says attack was in response to Hezbollah's part in Syrian civil war.

'Nusra Front in Lebanon' Claims Beirut Suicide Bombingplayer