Middle East

Al-Qaeda splinter group denies killing Islamist rival in Syria

A picture taken on March 1, 2014 rebel fighters inspecting the wreckage of a Syrian army helicopter after al-Qaeda-linked group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)'s fighters allegedly destroyed it when they left the Meng Military Airport, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, to prevent other opposition groups to take it over. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB





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