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Divisions emerge among Syrian rebels
The Tawhid Brigade in Aleppo says fears of Islamists gaining power restrict support for its forces.
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2012 04:28

As Syrian opposition fighters are battling regime troops, there are struggles within the rebel ranks over funds, arms, ideology and influence.

The Tawhid Brigade, at the forefront of the battle for Aleppo, feels that because of fears of Islamists gaining power in Syria, it is not getting the support it need to conquer the city.

Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Aleppo province.

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