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


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