Sunni rebels form uneasy alliance with ISIL

Sunni fighters say Maliki government's sectarian policies have forced them to in to an alliance with ISIL.

    The Sunni rebellion that has swept across most of northern and western Iraq has made allies out of traditional enemies.

    Nationalists from the former ruling Baath party and even Sufi groups have joined forces with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against the Iraqi government.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from Erbil.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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