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Syria : Jabhat al-Nusra ("the Support Front"), third force in bloody civil war

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    Amid Syria's bloody civil war a third force has emerged to join the fight against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

    Despite its relatively small numbers --

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    Amid Syria's bloody civil war a third force has emerged to join the fight against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

    Despite its relatively small numbers -- only several hundred fighters compared to the rebels' tens of thousands and the regime's hundreds of thousands -- Jabhat al-Nusra ("the Support Front") was officially recognised as a foreign terrorist organisation on Monday by the United States, which believes it is essentially a wing of al Qaeda in Iraq.

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  • # News & Politics# News & Politics 12/11/2012
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