Friday May 27, 2016
The McClatchy News Service reports that Labib al Nahhas, an official in the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamist fighting group Ahrar al Sham, was granted a visa to enter the US for a brief visit.
In a recent State Department press briefing, one journalist questioned Department Spokesman Mark Toner about the purported visit. "Were US officials aware of this visit?" asked the journalist.