Men react as others rush at the site of a car bomb attack at the Bab al-Hawa border crossing between Syria and Turkey, in Idlib January 20, 2014. (REUTERS/Amer Alfaj)
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Nusra Front fighters are massing at a Syrian town on the Turkish border in what appears to be an attempt to seize a vital crossing from rebels, activists said Monday.If the Nusra Front seizes the Bab al-Hawa crossing, they will control a key supply line to the Syrian rebels, dealing another blow to U.S. plans to build up a moderate rebel force capable of fighting both Islamic extremists and President Bashar Assad's forces. The Nusra Front had for months fought alongside Western-backed rebels against both the al-Qaida breakaway group calling itself the Islamic State as well as Assad's forces.
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