Al-Nusra Front

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Nasser Charara
Lebanon has become an integral part of the plans of al-Nusra Front. Al-Qaeda’s fastest-growing offshoot is seeking to merge Lebanon’s extreme...
Monday, February 25, 2013
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Anas Zarzar, Marah Mashi
The armed Syrian opposition declared yet another “zero hour” to take Damascus on Wednesday. By nightfall, however, the army managed to restore order...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
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Amal Khalil, Qassem Qassem
The presence of the notorious al-Nusra Front is no longer exclusive to Syria. In the southern Lebanese city of Saida, a group of Islamist factions...
Monday, February 4, 2013
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Radwan Mortada
Who is Khaled Mahmoud? The once imprisoned leader from Fatah al-Islam is now the “emir” of an armed group in Syria. Al-Akhbar looks into the murky...
Friday, January 4, 2013
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