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Syrian rebel group expels Christians, confiscates property

June 03, 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has expelled Christians from part of Ar-Raqqah Governorate in northern Syria and confiscated their property, according to a report from ARA News, a Kurdish Syrian news agency.

ISIL controls territory in Iraq and Syria and battles against both the Assad regime and fellow Syrian rebel forces.

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  • Posted by: Minnesota Mary - Jun. 04, 2014 12:47 AM ET USA

    And aren't these the groups that Senators McCain and Graham want the U.S. to help topple Assad?