Ceasefire between warring rebel groups in Syria seen as win for Al Qaida, loss for Saudis |Courtesy of the WorldTribune.com


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Suqr Al Sham leader Ahmed Issa Al-Sheikh

NICOSIA — The Saudi-sponsored campaign against Al Qaida in Syria faces collapse.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has signed a ceasefire agreement with a major rebel group sponsored by Saudi Arabia.

The ceasefire with the Suqr Al Sham could remove a major militia from participating in the Saudi-sponsored war against ISIL in northern Syria.

“We have been able to reach a comprehensive agreement that is valid all over Syria to stop the spilling of blood and end the fighting between us and our brothers in the ISIS,” Suqr military chief Rashed Tuggo said.

By WorldTribune.com on Feb 09, 2014 01:41 pm

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