Syrian rebel faction believed to be US-trained leaves headquarters after attack by al-Qaida

August 1, 2015 12:44 PM

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BEIRUT – Activists say clashes between members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria and a rebel faction in the country's north believed to have been trained by the U.S. government have stopped after the rebels left the area.

Rami Abdurrahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, says members of the Division 30 faction fled to a nearby area controlled by a Syrian Kurdish militia.

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