Middle East Syria loses another strategic town to rebels

The northwestern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour was captured by Islamist militants, including the Nusra Front, on Saturday. It's the latest in a series of setbacks for Syrian government forces in the south and the north.

Islamist insurgents including Al Qaeda's wing in Syria, Nusra Front, captured the northwestern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour on Saturday, for the first time in the four-year-old conflict.