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Nusra Front sees Islamic state in Syria

Anti-Assad rebels blacklisted by US for alleged ties to al-Qaeda discuss their vision.
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2013 17:42

Al Jazeera has obtained rare access to rebel fighters of the Nusra Front, which has been carrying out attacks on Al-Nyrab military airport near Aleppo as part of its fight to topple the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

The US has blacklisted the group, calling it an al-Qaeda-linked organisation. The fighters say they want to establish an Islamic state in Syria.

Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

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