ISIL threatens KSA, Kuwait
Al Qaeda-affiliated group of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has threatened to take its war with the terrorist al Nusra Front to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
The development comes after infighting intensified between the al Qaeda-linked groups of ISIL and the al Nusra Front, amid gains by the Syrian army across the country. The ISIL has has repeatedly threatened to assassinate Saudi and Kuwaiti preachers who back the al Nusra Front.
Saudi officials claimed last Tuesday that they have arrested 62 members of a gang, 35 of whom were ISIL members.
Clashes between the militant groups still continue despite a recent order by al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri to stop the infighting.
Months of violent conflicts among different armed groups have killed thousands of militants in Syria.
On April 11, opposition sources said an outbreak of infighting among militant groups has left nearly 90 people dead in Deir Ezzor.
In February, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said clashes between militants in the country had left around 3,300 people dead since the beginning of 2014.
Syria has been gripped by deadly violence since March 2011. Over 150,000 people have reportedly been killed and millions displaced.
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