The Palestinian National Council expelled PFLP-GC leader Admad Jibril on Tuesday for dragging Palestinians into the Syrian civil war, Ma'an News Agency reported.

Jibril's PFLP-GC fought alongside Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces, though many defected to join the opposition, rebel sources told Ma'an.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.

According to the sources, Jibril left the Yarmouk refugee before rebels took control of it on Monday.