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‘Syrian rebels at Qunietra not al-Qaeda’

Channel 2 analyst Ehud Ya’ari says the Syrian rebels fighters around Quneitra are not al-Qaeda.

He says the rebels are operating in the UN-controlled area between Israel and Syria which was established in 1974. There are some fighters from the al-Nusra Front, which is al-Qaeda-affiliated, operating nearby.

Smoke rise from the Syrian village of Quneitra, as seen from the Golan Heights, following fighting between forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad and rebels over the control of the Quneitra border crossing, on August 28, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/JACK GUEZ)
Smoke rise from the Syrian village of Quneitra, as seen from the Golan Heights, following fighting between forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad and rebels over the control of the Quneitra border crossing, on August 28, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/JACK GUEZ)

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