5 articles tagged "Jabhat al-Nusra"
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Climbing up Tel Al-Ahmer, Syrian Golan
Assad musters large Syrian-Hizballah-Iraqi force to recover forward Golan position opposite Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 9, 2014, 12:04 PM (GMT+02:00)

The Syrian army’s 90th Brigade’s loss of the forward Tel Al-Ahmar Golan position to rebel forces including al Qaeda’s Nusra Front was Bashar Assad’s most humiliating military setback in the past year. Situated on the Israeli border, that position commands the Golan town of Quneitra opposite the Israeli army. Determined to recover it, Assad has mustered a Syrian-Hizballah-Iraqi Shiite expeditionary force. Israel will have to decide how to deal with violations of the Golan demilitarized zone if the Syrian army uses heavy armor and mounts air strikes against the rebels.

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Majid al-Majid, Abdullah Azzam Brigades leader
Lebanese Al Qaeda-linked group chief arrested after signing pact with Syria’s Nusra Front
DEBKAfile Special Report January 1, 2014, 4:49 PM (GMT+02:00)

A tip-off by Western intelligence agencies in Syria led to the Lebanese arrest of Majid al-Majid, the Saudi leader of the al Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades. This group has been held responsible for bomb attacks on the Iranian embassy in Beirut and Hizballah strongholds, as well as rocket attacks on northern Israel. debkafile: Al Majid was arrested in Beirut on Dec. 30, on returning from Syria where he signed a cooperation pact providing the Nusra Front with logistical facilities at Abdullah Azzam stronghold in S. Lebanon near the Israeli border.

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Al Qaeda in Iraq, Once Assad’s Paying Guests, Gangs up Against Him
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 12, 2013, 12:05 AM (GMT+02:00)

Jabhat al-Nusra operated in Syria for years as a clandestine movement, the brainchild of the notorious Jordanian master terrorist Musab Abu-Zarqawi of Iraq who used Syria as his logistical hub. Al-Nusra is now revealed It now emerges as a part of al Qaeda of Iraq - The Islamic State ...

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Bashar Assad
Jabhat al-Nusra Fighters Return Home to Western Cities as Ticking Bombs
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 12, 2013, 12:05 AM (GMT+02:00)

Islamist fighters enlisted from many countries to fight with the Syrian rebels are beginning to return home. With their combat experience and training, they may serve al Qaeda as ticking bombs in Western cities.

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Fagot anti-tank missile
Syrian Islamists meet Hizballah head-on – take in arms from Bosnia, Kosovo
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 18, 2013, 12:52 PM (GMT+02:00)

Contrary to reports of Hizballah attacks on Syrian villages in the Homs region, a thousand Hizballah militiamen have moved in to defend those Shiite, pro-Assad villages against rebel attack. debkafile reveals: Syrian rebel Islamists are receiving anti-tank missiles from Kosovo and Bosnia. They give the rebels an edge in battle with Syrian troops, but also arm Jabhat al-Nusra for a push into Lebanon to strike Hizballah in its Beqaa Valley strongholds. The Syrian conflict now confronts the Sunni Jabhat al-Nusra head-on with the Shiite Hizballah.

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