Fighting among Syrian rebels spreads

In Raqqa, compound of al-Qaida-tied group surrounded, 50 held by it

Posted: January 7, 2014 at 3:59 a.m.

BEIRUT — Syrian rebels surrounded a compound held by al-Qaida-linked fighters and freed at least 50 people from a nearby prison Monday as clashes between rival factions in the country’s northern provinces spread to the largest city controlled by the opposition.

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