Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Heavy Blow to Syria Opposition Bloc: Islamic Rebel Groups Want Islamic State

The main Islamist rebel groups in Aleppo province, including Al-Nusra Front, have rejected the newly-formed Syrian opposition bloc saying they want an Islamic state, in an Internet video posted on Monday.

"We, the fighting squads of Aleppo city and province, unanimously reject the conspiratorial project called the National Coalition and announce our consensus to establish an Islamic state" in Syria, a spokesman announced in the video.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, November 21st, 2012.]

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