Middle East Syria's Al Qaeda chief says no plans to attack the West

The Syrian known as Abu Muhammed al-Golani, who heads the Nusra Front, said the aim of his group is to bring down President Bashar Assad's government.

Al Qaeda's branch in Syria has no plans to attack the West but warns of retaliation if US-led airstrikes continue to target its fighters, the leader of the group said in an interview with an Arab TV station.