Syrian opposition infighting: Nusra issues ultimatum to ISIS

Published February 25th, 2014 - 10:59 GMT
The Nusra front is fighting Assad's forces as well as other al-Qaeda affiliated groups like ISIS. (AFP/File)
The Nusra front is fighting Assad's forces as well as other al-Qaeda affiliated groups like ISIS. (AFP/File)

Abu Mohammed al-Golani, the leader of the Nusra Front, issued an ultimatum to rival al-Qaeda affiliated group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Tuesday.

In an audio message produced by the media arm of the Nusra Front, Golani gives ISIS five days to reach a settlement or be driven from Syria, AP reports. Golani threatened to expel ISIS from Syria and “even from Iraq” if it rejected an agreement.

Al-Qaeda affiliated groups have been competing for dominance in Syria since the start of the civil war in 2011. 


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