News broke out earlier that the Shura Council of Jabhat Al-Nusra, Al Qaeda’s branch in Syria, voted to cut ties with Al-Qaeda following increasing reports of an agreement between Russia and the US on targeting the organization in Syria.

The terror organization’s spokesperson declared that it is not sinful if the jihadist group changed its name to avoid unnecessary bloodshed and that such an arrangement would come after many meetings between Al Qaeda’s leaderships in Yemen and Afghanistan.

It is unclear if the rebranding arrangement would remove the group from the list of internationally recognized terror groups or negate the chances of being targeted by the US military.

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2016-07-24 13:00

They are still terrorists so this is pointless for them.

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-07-24 13:13

al-Qaeda in Irak rebranded itself as Daesh AKA ISIS/ISIL…
Even if some changed their faces, they’d still have the same s**t in their brains : bloodlust!

Kopfz
Kopfz
2016-07-24 13:23

Al-Nusra may rescind links to al-Qaeda.

Translation: US is going to supply Al-Nusra with weapons.

Balkan
Balkan
2016-07-24 13:23

It woud be very interesting if with changing name they avoid justice

Blazing Fury
Blazing Fury
2016-07-24 13:30

apparently, Nusra wants to avoid being cornered. Rebranding is a ploy, shouldn’t stop Russia from targeting them.

Ayhan
Ayhan
2016-07-24 12:55

Only possible with a brain transplantation

JosKitchenRants
JosKitchenRants
2016-07-24 14:30

So they can be Moderate ? Nice try.

Afg
Afg
2016-07-24 14:22

which means both Nusra and Qaida accepted defeat

Goldfinger
Goldfinger
2016-07-24 15:07

as if… Seriously.. In 1944 the Nazi party then decide to rescind ties to Hitler…

Mykola
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Mykola
2016-07-24 21:47

They have to go with “Free Syrian Army al-Furqat 666” or is it taken ?
I know US will like it though if they star calling themselves “Division (pick a number)”