When Al Qaeda strikes in Iraq & Syria, killing civilians, mainstream media stumbles again, and has a hard time differentiating between AQ, rebellions, terror & insurgency, ... as long as 'you' say you are against the 'bad guy'!
"...State television put the toll at 27 dead and 64 wounded in the attack, which appeared to have taken place in a government-controlled district of the divided city. The state-controlled media blamed "terrorists," the usual label for opposition fighters ..."Look at how the LATimes treats the same culprits as if they were two distinct parties;
"...According to Syrian authorities, Islamic militants from Iraq and elsewhere with car-bombing expertise have slipped into Syria and have joined the fight against the government.Syrian rebels are known to have made use of many varieties of homemade explosives and car bombs. Scores of civilians have been killed in a string of car bomb attacks that began late last year. ..."