Jihadist groups in syria seize oil fields taking them away from syrian kurds

Abu Albara, an al-Nusra fighter who spoke to the Guardian by telephone from Deir Ezzor, said: “Now, we can say that most of the oil wells are in the hands of the rebels, only a single oil facility in Hasakah is still under the control of [Kurdish fighters].

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/19/eu-syria-oil-jihadist-al-qaida

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One thought on “Jihadist groups in syria seize oil fields taking them away from syrian kurds

  1. Syrian rebels were supposed to fight “for democracy” against Assad. Now it seems that they are more interested to fight “for oil” against Kurds and other Sunnis.

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