UN says Syria conflict is 'overtly sectarian'

Report says a growing number of foreign fighters are taking sides in the conflict.

    The Syrian crisis may have begun simply as a battle to push President Bashar al-Assad out, but UN investigators say a growing number of foreign fighters are taking sides in the fighting.

    The report also suggests that the war is increasingly being fought along sectarian lines.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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