Sources: Al Qaeda-linked group behind Benghazi attack trains jihadists for Syrian rebel groups

Posted: August 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

U.S. intelligence agencies earlier this month uncovered new evidence that al  Qaeda-linked terrorists in Benghazi are training foreign jihadists to fight with  Syria’s Islamist rebels, according to U.S. officials. 


Ansar al-Sharia, the al Qaeda-affiliated militia that U.S. officials say  orchestrated the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound and a CIA  facility in Benghazi, is running several training camps for jihadists in  Benghazi and nearby Darnah, another port city further east, said officials who  discussed some details of the camps on condition of anonymity. 

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