Syria 'al-Qaeda fighters' agree to truce

Al-Qaeda affiliated fighters who have been battling Syrian rebels for control of border town have agreed to ceasefire.

    Al-Qaeda affiliated fighters, who have been battling the Free Syrian Army for control of the Syrian border town of Azaz, have agreed to an immediate ceasefire.

    The fighting had led Turkey to shut one of its crossings with Syria.

    Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Antakya, Turkey.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.