A defaced portrait of Syrian president Bashar Assad is seen in Raqqa, Syria.
A defaced portrait of Syrian president Bashar Assad is seen in Raqqa, Syria. MCT
A defaced portrait of Syrian president Bashar Assad is seen in Raqqa, Syria. MCT

Islamists, secular rebels battle in Syria over Nusra Front’s call for Islamic state

March 26, 2013 3:32 PM