WATCH: 47 Fighters Killed in Clashes Between ISIS and Syrian Rebels

Renewed fighting raged over the weekend around the rebel-held town of Marea, near the Turkish border, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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REUTERS - At least 47 fighters were killed in clashes between the and , a monitor said on Saturday, in an area where the United States and Turkey aret against the ultra-hardline group.

The renewed fighting raged on Friday around the rebel-held town of Marea, 12 miles from the Turkish border, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The area falls within a "safe zone" Turkey said last month it would set up in northern Syria to help keep Islamic State at bay.