Latest News Wires Syrian rebels take control of Golan Heights crossing with Israel

After heavy clashes with Assad forces, Syrian rebels, including some liked with al Qaida, captured the post along Syria's de facto border with Israel in the Golan Heights.

By , Associated Press

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Syrian rebels, including fighters from an al Qaida-linked group, seized control of a frontier crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights on Wednesday after heavy clashes with President Bashar Assad's forces, activists and rebels said.