Alleged al-Qaeda allies run Syria oil field

Al Jazeera has visited the largest oil field in Syria and talked to rebels who say they have started some operations.

    Syria’s biggest oil field is now being run by fighters linked to al-Qaeda. They seized the al-Omar field after heavy fighting last week.

    Al Jazeera has visited the facility and talked to the rebels who say they have started operating parts of the installation.

    Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

    Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

    We visualised 1.2 million votes at the UN since 1946. What do you think are the biggest issues facing the world today?

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.