Al-Qaida moves in to recruit from Islamic State and its affiliates

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Switch of loyalties seen as a key indicator of resilience of Isis as it evolves after territorial collapse

Al-Qaida has been trying to win over extremists from Islamic State, while the Isis “caliphate” collapses amid heavy losses of men, material, territory and prestige.

The recruitment campaign started last summer, even before Isis had lost its final strongholds, underlining the importance al-Qaida attach to winning over fighters and resources from its rivals.

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