Friday, February 28, 2014

Civil War In Syria -- News Updates Febraury 28, 2014

ISIL Retreats From Parts Of north Syria -- Al Jazeera

ISIL fighters retreat to the east following ultimatum by rival al-Qaeda faction Nusra to drive them from northern Syria.

Fighters from the breakaway group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have begun withdrawing from parts of northern Syria ahead of a deadline set by a powerful rival al-Qaeda faction.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Friday said the ISIL was retreating east towards its stronghold in the city of Raqa.

The withdrawal comes four days after the al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Nusra Front issued the ISIL an ultimatum to go before an Islamic court for mediation or face being expelled from Syria and the region altogether.

The deadline was to expire on Saturday.

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More News On Syria's Civil War

Syria jihadist group ISIS 'retreating after warning' -- BBC
Jihadi Fighters Withdraw From Parts of North Syria -- AP
Syrian forces 'kill many rebels' in Eastern Ghouta -- BBC
Syrian Forces Kill 175 Rebels in a Major Ambush Near Damascus -- Time
Syrian troops ambush, kill at least 150 rebels -- Washington Post
Syrian group demands investigation into killings -- AP
Hezbollah takes lead in pounding Syrian rebels -- USA Today
As Syrian Regime Counter-Offensives Widen, Hezbollah “Tipping the Scales in Assad’s Favor” -- The Tower

Destroying Syria's chemical weapons -- BBC
Syria says two attempted attacks on chemical weapons convoys: U.N. -- Reuters

Syria leads US list of human rights abusers -- Al Jazeera
Syrian Civil War Atrocities Top U.S. Report on Human Rights -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Syria civil war 'horrors' lead US human rights report -- BBC
Syria doctors flee amid crackdown -- Al Jazeera
Queue for food in Syria's Yarmouk camp shows desperation of refugees -- The Guardian
A shocking image of Syria's brutal war – a war that will continue regardless -- Jonathan Jones, The Guardian
Kerry won’t call what is happening in Syria ‘genocide’ -- Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post
Syria Conflict in Photos -- ABC news

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