Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Battle against Islamic State Creates new Alliances

by The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff

Saudi Arabia and Qatar, among the most active supporters of the armed opposition seeking to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad, are now part of the coalition that appears to be helping him militarily, even if unintentionally.

Jordan hopes to use radical al-Qaida-linked preacher Abu Qatada (center right) and jihadi ideologue Abu Mohammed al-Maqdisi (center left) as assets in containing the spread of Islamic State in the country
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The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff


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