Syrian Rebel Commanders to Al Qaeda Fighters: Surrender or Face "Massacre"

Syrian Civil War continues


Rebel commanders in Syria issued a 48-hour ultimatum to al Qaeda-affiliated fighters Tuesday, ordering them to surrender or face "a massacre."

The resurgent Free Syrian Army is taking back areas previously lost to a splinter group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) – a faction that has turned the deadly civil war into a complex battle in which opponents of President Bashar Assad's regime are also fighting each other.