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Assad Retreating as Al Qaeda Forces Occupy Entire Syrian Golan Heights

Quneitra Crossing

 

Anti-Assad rebels comprised mostly of Al-Qaeda fighters have managed to capture most of the Syrian side of the border with Israel on the Golan Heights, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights director Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP.

One Al-Qaeda affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, launched a major offensive against the assad army in the Quneitra province last month, and took over the only crossing point in the Israeli border.

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“The regime is on the retreat before the advancing rebels, ” Abdel Rahman told AFP. “The regime has now lost control of about 80 percent of towns and villages in Quneitra province.”

President Bashar al-Assad’s government has lost much of the eastern part of the country to Islamic State forces. The Syrian air force carried out strikes on an ISIS training base in Deir Ezzor province on Saturday, killing eight, the Observatory reported.

The Assad government has stepped up air attacks against ISIS in recent weeks, with many civilians in those areas paying a heavy toll as well.

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