Syrian rebels Ahrar al-Sham reject truce: group

Syrian rebels Ahrar al-Sham reject truce: group
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BEIRUT (APP) - An influential Syrian rebel group , the hardline Islamist Ahrar al-Sham, on Sunday rejected the truce deal brokered by Russia and the United States hours before it was due to begin.

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A high-ranking member of the group, which works closely with former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front, said in a statement on YouTube that the deal would only serve to "reinforce" the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and "increase the suffering" of civilians.

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