Jihadists form ‘Islamic state’ in Syria

 

Ap
Monday 19 November 2012 21:22
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A group of extremist Islamist factions in Syria has rejected the country’s new opposition coalition.

The group said in a video statement it has formed an “Islamic state” in the embattled city of Aleppo to underline it wants nothing to do with the Western-backed bloc. The video appears to be a reaction to the formation this month of the Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces.

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