ISIS And "Moderate" Syrian Rebels Strike Deal For Truce
September 13, 2014
ISIS strike deal with moderate Syrian rebels to stop fighting each other as military pressure grows and its oil money starts to dry up
Islamic State agrees truce with moderate Syrian rebels in Damascus suburb
Deal between Isis and rebels was reached in Hajar al-Aswad, in south of city
It comes as $3m-a-day oil revenues from Islamic State started to dry up
The figure may now have halved after engineers starting fleeing facilities
Terrorists' revenues also slashed as a result of military setbacks recently
"...Under the deal, 'the two parties will respect a truce until a final solution is found and they promise not to attack each other because they consider the principal enemy to be the Nussayri regime.'
Nussayri is a pejorative term for the Alawite sect, an offshoot of Shiite Islam to which President Bashar al-Assad belongs, Agence France-Presse reports..."
By Julian Robinson for MailOnline
Published: 06:54 EST, 13 September 2014 | Updated: 12:43 EST, 13 September 2014