» 01/13/2014 09:50 SYRIA Syria, anti-Assad rebel infighting leaves 700 dead, including civilians The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( Isil ) yesterday regained the city of Raqqa in the north -east of Syria and executed more than 100 prisoners. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the Islamic group has launched 16 suicide bombings in nine days in Homs, Idlib and Aleppo, killing hundreds of civilians.
Damascus (AsiaNews / Agencies) -
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has won the battle against Syrian
Islamist rebel groups and recaptured the province of Raqqa. Violent
fighting is being reported in the province of Aleppo.
According to local sources the
civil war between the rebels for the conquest of Raqqa ended in a massacre. The
Işil militiamen executed at least 100 prisoners belonging to the groups of al-
Nousra (al-Qaeda in Syria) and Ahrar al-Sham Brigades. They
had been captured in recent days during the taking of the city of Tel Abiad
situated on the border with Turkey. In
ten days, the internal conflict between the rebels against the regime has left
at least 700 people dead. Of these deaths more than 500 are militants, while 16
Isil suicide bombings in Aleppo , Idlib , Homs and Raqqa killed and estimated
coalition of Mujahideen to fight Işil extremists was born on January 3 and brings together 8 various factions of rebel
groups: Free Syrian Army , Ahrar al- Sham , the Al- Nusra terrorists, a group
linked to al - Qaeda and the main rivals of Isil. In
an official statement the anti- Isil coalition claims it "wants to defend
the honor of the rebels and Syria". The
militants say they will fight against "Isil, who has violated the dictates
of Allah, until it announces its dissolution".
Assad regime has taken advantage of the clash between the rebels to continue
its offensive against Homs and Aleppo. According
to sources in the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , yesterday in Homs alone
at least 20 civilians were killed in Syrian air raids.