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Syria: President Assad says Islamic State has expanded since US began air strikes

Mar 30, 2015    

Washington: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in a US television interview that Islamic State, which has seized swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, has been gaining recruits since the start of US-led air strikes against the militant group.Asked how much benefit he was getting from the strikes in Syria that began last September, Assad told CBS' 60 Minutes: "Sometimes you could have local benefit but in general if you want to talk in terms of Islamic State, actually Islamic State has expanded since the beginning of the strikes."Assad, who has been fighting Islamist and other reb...

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