Dec 11, 2014

US hits al-Qaida militants in Syria for third time

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. aircraft fired missiles at al-Qaida militants in Syria for a third time as part of the international campaign against Islamic extremists, American officials and a Syrian activist said. American defense officials said the strike took place Thursday and targeted the Khorasan group, which the U.S. says is a special cell within al-Qaida's Syrian branch — known as the Nusra Front —...

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