Syria's Nusra Front pledges allegiance to al-Qaida leader

BEIRUT - Syria's al-Nusra Front formally pledged allegiance to al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri, according to an audio tape posted online on Wednesday.
Abu Mohammad al-Golani, leader of the Syrian group, said: "The sons of Nusra Front renew their pledge (of allegiance) to the Sheikh of Jihad Ayman al-Zawahri and declare obedience."
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