Syria extremist group pledges allegiance to al-Qaida affiliate

The Japan Times

An extremist group embroiled in infighting with one of the largest Syrian rebel groups pledged allegiance to al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria Sunday, a move that threatens to deepen divisions in the already disparate insurgency. The extremist group Jund al-Aqsa has been battling the powerful Ahrar al-Sham group in northern Syria for days, after the latter […]

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