Syria Al Qaeda Affiliate Promises Retaliation for U.S. Airstrikes

In an audio message released yesterday


The head of Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate has warned that failure to stop US-led air strikes on jihadist positions in Syria would "transfer the battle" to Western countries.

In an audio message posted on the internet on Sunday, Abu Mohammad al-Jolani, who heads Al-Nusra Front in Syria, addressed citizens "in America and Europe" and called on them to stand against their governments.