|Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
AMMAN, Jordan — Syrian opposition rebels, including fighters from al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front, clashed on Saturday with U.N. peacekeepers after a tense two-day standoff near the disputed Golan Heights, according to officials and activists.
One group of peacekeepers, from the Philippines, was rescued after being encircled by rebel fighters, and reportedly fled across the border into Israel. But Al Nusra Front said it was holding another group of several dozen U.N. troops, apparently from Fiji.
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