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Syria News Apr 28

 

Russian envoy warns on chemical arms 'pretext' for intervention in Syria, “We must know the truth and have proof"  - Alarabiya.net 

Chemical inspection stalled: UN team can’t be trusted ‘politically’ without Russian experts – Syrian information minister - RT News

Syria: Chemical weapons used by rebels came from Turkey - The Times of Israel

Syria: Terrorists used projectiles filled with chemicals in Damascus - SyriaNews

Syrian sarin claims undermined by eyewitness account - The Observer

Netanyahu orders ministers to keep mum on Syria - The Times of Israel

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Report: Six Hizbullah Fighters Killed in Qusayr Battles - Naharnet

Syria: National Defense Forces at Forefront of Qusayr Fighting - Al Akhbar English

VIDEO: Rebel leader Captain Basil in Al-Qusayr badly wounded by SAA - LiveLeak.com

Lebanese family releases eight Alawite Syrians - Alarabiya.net

Iran 'directly involved' in recruiting Iraqis to fight in Syria: officials - Al-Shorfa

Syria Rebels Say Plane from Iraq Bombed Eastern City - NYTimes.com

Iraq PM points to Syria over deadly 'sectarian' unrest - .hurriyetdailynews

VIDEO: Iraqi Abalfazl Al-Abbas Brigade protecting the Shiite Zaynab Shrine in Damascus - LiveLeak.com

Jordanian journalist: Putin said will not give up on Assad even if the battle reaches the streets of Moscow - allvoices.com

Lavrov says Patriot deployment in Turkey could be directed at Iran - sundayszaman.com

Qatar 'playing with fire' as it funds Syrian Islamists in quest for global influence - Telegraph

Fire Kills 4 Brothers at Camp for Syria Refugees - NYTimes.com

VIDEO: More Details Of Air-To-Air Missiles Used By Rebels As Surface-To-Surface Missiles - Brown Moses Blog

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Pan-Muslim body urges release of captive Syria bishops - NOW

European Union Calls For Immediate Release Of Abducted Syrian Bishops - rttnews.com

 

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Syria News Apr 27

 

Obama vows to probe Syria chemical arms claims, "These are preliminary assessments, they're based on our intelligence gathering" - NOW

Investigators collecting Syria chemical weapons evidence, UN says - NOW

UN Chief Urges Syrian Access for UN Chemical Team - ABC News

Syrian Officials Deny Use Of Chemical Weapons - NPR

Damascus claims Al-Qaeda used chemical rocket in Aleppo attack - RT News

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons: Evidence of Syria chemical weapons use not up to U.N. standard - Reuters

U.S. Lawmakers Cautious on Syria - WSJ.com

EU: Lack of definitive evidence on chemical weapons in Syria - ANSAMed.it

Cameron: Evidence of Syria chemical weapons use serious - NOW

Israel urges U.S. action over Syrian chemical weapons - Yahoo! News

VIDEOS: Aftermath of Possible Chemical Attack in Syria - NYTimes.com

VIDEO: U.S. Seeks Definite Evidence on Syria, Carney Says - Bloomberg

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Troops backed by militia battle rebels around Damascus - FRANCE 24

They may be fighting for Syria, not Assad: The regime’s army is in no mood to surrender, may also be winning - The Independent

Syria: Rebels and Kurds clash in Aleppo - GlobalPost

FSA chief: After Qusayr, Hezbollah fighters reach Idlib and Aleppo - Alarabiya.net English 

Hezbollah Prepares for Attacks by Jabhat al-Nusra in Lebanon - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Iran Told Hezbollah to Join Syrian War, Says Ex-Leader - Bloomberg

Does the Free Syrian Army have no room for non-Islamists?

German Officials Fear Return of Islamist Fighters in Syria - SPIEGEL ONLINE

U.S. Wary As Qatar Ramps Up Support Of Syrian Rebels : NPR

VIDEO:  Al-Otaybah Damascus Countryside Under Syrian Army Control - LiveLeak.coml

VIDEO: Video Footage Of Air-To-Air Missiles Being Used As Surface-To-Surface Missiles In Syria - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO: Interview with Tunisian Jihadists in Syria: We Were Lied to by the Mainstream Media - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Syrian Electronic Army Hacks CBS, Associated Press, Arab League and human rights websites - LiveLeak.com

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Who Kidnapped the Two Bishops? Reports stating that a Chechen group named the "Nourdine Zrcelli Brigade" was responsible - moqawama.org

No sign of Orthodox bishops' release, fears of political blackmail grow - Asia News

 

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Syria News Apr 26

 

U.S. intelligence believes Syria’s Assad used chemical weapons ‘on a small scale’, White House calls for “comprehensive United Nations investigation" - The Washington Post

White House: We don’t know if Syria red line has been crossed - The Cable

White House Letter on Syria Sent to Congress - NYTimes.com

U.N. to investigate claims of the use of chemical weapons in Syria - UPI.com

Blood samples of dead Syrians to be tested in Jordan for chemical weapons - The National

Strategically, why would Syria have used chemical weapons on a 'small scale'? - FP Passport

Qatari prime minister: Bashar used chemical weapons - FP Passport

AUDIO: Former head of the UK army's chemical weapons unit says US right to be cautious about nerve agent claims - audioboo.fm

VIDEO: State Dept. says inspectors pre-deployed near Syria - NBCNews.com

At the UN US Worried by Al Nusra, Russia Says They'll Get EU Oil Money - Inner City Press

Syria seen as security risk to Europe - UPI.com

Terror attacks in Europe rise by a quarter as EU citizens fight in Syria – Europol - RT News

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Syria army shifts to "war of highways" - NOW

Syrian government's capture of town a 'big blow to the opposition,' group says - Fox News

Syria rebels launch attack in central Hama, Video shows heavy machinegun and rocket fire amid cries of "God is great" - Reuters

Syria accuses “Chechen terrorists” of bishops' abduction - NOW

Assad still has backers among Syrian refugees - The Washington Post

Syria expects more financial aid from Russia, Iran - AFP

Exiled Muslim Brotherhood plans return to Syria - The Washington Post

Syrian industrialists and merchants leave besieged Aleppo, Damascus, join exodus from country - Fox News

PHOTOS: Funeral of Driver of Kidnapped Bishops - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Major Strategic Town East of Damascus is Cleansed by SAA from Terrorists in Syria - LiveLeak.com

Syrian suspected of espionage beaten and paraded through Tripoli, Lebanon, His tormentors accused him of having links to the Syrian regime (VIDEO) - The Observers

VIDEO: Leaked Video Shows Scud Launches By The 155th Brigade In Syria - Brown Moses Blog

 

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Syria News Apr 25

 

Syrian church: 2 abducted bishops still missing, activists say the gunmen were Nusra linked fighters from the Caucuses - Yahoo! News

The bishops who went to meet with terrorists to secure the release of two priests were kidnapped themselves: activist - pravmir.com

Pope appeals for release of Syrian bishops speaking to an audience of around 100,000 at the Vatican - Yahoo!7

Mortar shell slams Christians and Druze populated suburb of Syrian capital, 7 killed - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Minaret of landmark mosque in Syria destroyed - UTSanDiego.com

Syrian army seizes strategic town near capital - Reuters

Syrian regime shoring up hold on capital, coast - SFGate

Syrian Army Regains Several Areas in Qusayr, Damascus Countryside - almanar.com

Syria: National Defense Forces at Forefront of Qusayr Fighting - Al Akhbar English

Syrian sharia court in rebel held territory executes a woman after finding her guilty of adultery - TheNational

On Syria, UN Official on Sexual Violence Bangura Slams Islamist Foreign Fighters, HRW Ignores It - Inner City Press

VIDEO: Syria fighting in Aleppo destroys UNESCO site Aleppo mosque - YouTube

VIDEO: Aleppo’s great mosque destroyed, militants engaged in fighting while using the inside of the complex as a base - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: FSA founder Riad al-Asaad speaks from hospital bed - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: 'Kidnappers cut off my finger' says Syrian victim - YouTube

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Hagel skeptical of Syria chemical weapons claims, Israel did not tell him of its intelligence assessment - The Washington Post

Syria crisis: UN to study soil samples for proof of sarin gas - guardian.co.uk

Syria says it would not use chemical arms, 'even against Israel' - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Free Syrian Army general: ‘Clear proof chemical weapons used’ - CNN.com Blogs

US, Jordan Form Command Center to Watch Syria - Military.com

Jordan’s Salafists Provide Lifeline to Syrian Opposition - Al-Monitor

Syria: Al Nusra to Hezbollah, get out or Beirut will burn - ANSAMed.it

Hundreds of Europeans fighting in Syria, says EU expert - BBC News

William Hague warns of threat to Britain from Syria fighters - Telegraph

Qatar faces backlash among rebel groups in Syria, saying the oil-rich Gulf state directs its backing to rebels with a more Islamist ideology - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Exclusive: On Syria, Qatar Is Told to Drop Rebels, by Latins, India, South Africa & Malaysia, Letters Put Online Here - Inner City Press

Spain backs Syrian national unity government - Alarabiya.net English 

Algeria cracks down on Syria recruiting networks - Magharebia

Brahimi suggests U.N. arms embargo on both sides of the Syria conflict - Alarabiya.net English

 

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Syria News Apr 24

 

Israeli officials say Syria used chemical weapons, "probably sarin" (VIDEO) - The Washington Post

U.S. Sees No Hard Evidence of Syrian Chemical Weapons Use - Bloomberg

Lavrov Urges Caution Over Syria Chemical Weapons Reports, to Avoid the Repetition of the “Iraqi Scenario” - RIA Novosti

Kerry: Netanyahu Can't Confirm Syria Chemical Weapons Use — Naharnet

Kerry Tells NATO it must plan for "a Syrian threat, including any potential chemical-weapons threat" - Bloomberg

US, Russia Clash Over Syria at NATO Meeting - VOA

EU actions in Syrian sanctions draws attack from Russia - UPI.com

VIDEO: White House reacts to reports of chemical weapons used in Syria - NBCNews.com

VIDEO: Netanyahu can't confirm Syria chemical weapons use: Kerry - MSN Video

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Christian group: Two Orthodox bishops held in Syria freed - NOW

Conflicting Reports Arise over the Release of Two Bishops, Orthodox Patriarchate Announced it did not Receive any Official Information - mtv.com.lb

Church sources: Syrian bishops kidnapped by "Chechens" jihadists - NOW

Syria opposition blames regime for bishop kidnappings - NOW

VIDEO: The dead driver killed by the kidnappers of the Aleppo Bishops - LiveLeak.com

Syrian rockets again fall on Lebanese territory, Apparently fired by Syrian rebels who hit Shiite areas several times in the past two weeks - US News and World Report

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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks A.P. Twitter Feed, Sends Erroneous Message About Explosions at White House - NYTimes.com

BBC Weather Twitter account taken over by Syrian Electronic Army - guardian.co.uk

How the Syrian Electronic Army hacked the AP—and who are these guys, anyway? – Quartz

 

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Syria News Apr 23

 

Syrian Army Surrounds Strategic Town of Qusayr - Al Akhbar English

The Battle for Qusayr Is Key Front in Syria War, and by Extension it is the Battle of Homs  - Al-Monitor

Assad says Qusayr now 'main battle': Lebanon ex-MP - AFP

New Syrian border front line opens up between rebels and Hezbollah - The Times

Syrian rebels step up rocket attacks to Lebanon, after threats by the Free Syrian Army and the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front - THE DAILY STAR

Watchdog: Hezbollah leads fight in Syria’s Qusayr - Alarabiya.net English

Hezbollah Says Rebel Threat Creates a ‘Moral’ Duty to Defend Lebanese in Syria - Bloomberg

Two armed Hizballah brigades fighting for Assad near Homs - DEBKAfile

Hezbollah declares war on Syrian people, SNC chief says - Alarabiya.net English

FSA offers truce to Hezbollah - NOW

Lebanese Islamist clerics to send Sunni Jihadists to Syria to fight against the regime - naharnet.com

Report: Jordan opens skies for IAF drones flying to Syria, "They are also armed and therefore can hit targets anywhere" - JPost | Israel News

In Jordan, tensions rise between Syrian refugees and host community - The Washington Post

Iraq makes contingency plans for Syria dam collapse - NOW

Arab League rejects UN chief's call to end Syria arms supplies - AFP

VIDEO: Al-Manar Camera in al-Qusayr Shoots Syrian Army Progress - Al- Manar

VIDEO: FSA firing their missiles into Lebanon - YouTube

VIDEO: Lebanese Sheikh Assir urging people to join the fight in Syria against the regime - YouTube

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Syria War: Hundreds Feared Dead In Damascus Fighting - huffingtonpost.com

The opposition group Local Co-ordination Committees has published an account of its version of the killings in Damascus - LCC 

The Syrian army gives a very different account of the killings in Damascus - guardian.co.uk

Syria says two Aleppo bishops kidnapped by rebels - Yahoo!7

In Syria, kidnappings on the rise as lawlessness spreads - The Washington Post

Syria opposition entrusts Sabra as interim leader until elections - Middle East Online

FSA chief Idriss acknowledges that he does not command the forces on the ground and that the body he heads is not a "complete" military organisation - samotali

Syrian rebels seek control over oilfields - FT.com

Syrian rebel oil sales at least a month off - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: Chechen Terrorists Kidnap Civilians in Aleppo - English Subtitles - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Jabhat al-Nusra now dispersing protestors with machine gun fire - YouTube

 

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Syria News Apr 22

 

Kerry announces $123M in more nonlethal aid to Syrian rebels - Fox News

VIDEO: Kerry: Aid Boost for Syria Opposition - YouTube

Kerry: 11 Nations to Direct Syria Aid Through FSA General - VOA

German FM stands by refusal to send arms to Syria even if other European nations let an EU embargo on arms deliveries expire - timesofisrael.com

Syria: Fabius-Hague letter on lifting arms embargo - Brussels blog

Syrian opposition coalition says rejects ''all forms of terrorism'' - Reuters

Syria opposition chief re-files resignation, coalition member says - ArabNews

Lavrov slams Friends of Syria, lays bare differences with Turkey - todayszaman

Exclusive: In Closed Consultations of the Security Council, Brahimi Criticizes Arab League Decision - Morocco World News

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Syria army closes in on Qusayr near Lebanon, provides Hezbollah aerial shield - AFP

Syrian rebels intensify rocket attacks into Lebanon - Yahoo! News

Troops storm flashpoint town near Damascus, NGO says - NOW

Syrian Pro-Government Hackers Take Their Fight to CBS '60 MINUTES" and Twitter -  AllThingsD

Jordan Arrests 8 Syrian Refugees in Troubled Camp - ABC News

Jordan creates obstacle for Syrian refugees trying to return home: official - PressTV

VIDEO: Jordanian security forces attack Zaatari refugee camp - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Syrian Rebel Confesses to Receiving Military Training in Jordan - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Message from the Taliban in Syria: We Shall Fight the Nations of Infidelity - YouTube

VIDEO: Chechenyan in Syria threatening to behead civilians - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syria News Apr 21

 

Syrian rebels told by West to unify and reject extremism in return for a major new package of non-lethal assistance - Telegraph

Deep divisions seen among backers of Syrian rebels on who to aid, and how - The Washington Post

Syria opposition must distance itself from terrorists: Germany - Reuters

EU to discuss Syria arms embargo in coming weeks: UK's Hague - chicagotribune.com

Syria opposition voices frustration with international backers, "The international community cannot ask us for anything" - Yahoo! News

Demands of the Syrian Coalition to the Friends of Syria: Weapons, drone strikes and no-fly zone - yallasouriya

Free Syrian Army chief: No dialogue with Assad, "This (conflict) will not be settled other than by force” – In Serbia News

Davutoğlu: Turkey will not discuss future of Syria with Israel - todayszaman

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Syria battles rage near Lebanon border, seized Radwaniyeh village near rebel-held Qusayr - AFP

Dozens, many of them rebels, killed in battle near Damascus - AFP

Al Nusra battle with tribesmen over oil in Syria's east, respond by blowing up 30 houses after the battle which killed 17 rebels - Yahoo! News

Six Jabhat al-Nusra affiliated Iraqis arrested on Syrian border - Al-Shorfa

Syria Prevents Trucks from Heading to Lebanon via Abboudiyeh Crossing - Naharnet

Lebanon to complain to AL about Syria militants - PressTV 

Lebanese Villagers Discover Al-Qaeda Field Hospital - SyriaNews

Report: Hizbullah Fighter Killed in Clashes in Syria — Naharnet

Tensions High After Riot at Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan - NYTimes.com

Jordan in the Eye of the Syrian Storm - Al Akhbar English

Syrian Rebel Confesses to Receiving Military Training in Jordan- SANA, Syria

VIDEO: Wahhabi Rebels Wipe Out Christian Church in Deir Ezzor, Syria - YouTube

VIDEO: Saudi jihadist from Jabhat al-Nusra (al-Qaeda) sings about getting Syrian girls - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Lebanese Talk Show Exposes the Selling of Underage Syrian Girls - LiveLeak.com

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Kremlin: Russia, US to step up counter-terrorism cooperation following the Boston Marathon bombings- NBC World News

The birth of Chechen Muslim radicals - CBS News

Saudi Money, Saudi Preachers In Chechnya, And The Boston Echo - New English Review

Chechen commander forms 'Army of Emigrants,' integrates Syrian groups (VIDEO) - The Long War Journal

 

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Syria News Apr 20

 

 

Jordanian source: Jordan asked Washington to deploy "Patriot" on the border with Syria - middleeastmonitor.com

U.S. defense official: No Patriot missiles to Jordan-Syria border - Foreign Policy

Jordan Considers Creating Buffer Zone in Daraa - Al-Monitor

More than 100 US Soldiers Deploying To Jordan From Fort Bliss Amid Conflict In Syria - KPBS.org

10 Jordanian police injured in a riot at Syrian refugee camp- The Seattle Times

Northern Storm Brigade: Positive Breakthrough in Lebanese Abductees Case within 10 Days - Naharnet

Hezbollah Wary of Deeper Intervention in Syria - The Majalla Magazine

Encroaching Syrian Conflict Pits Hezbollah Against Jabhat al-Nusra - Al-Monitor

Israel 'set to hit Syria rebels over arms' - Big News Network

Belgium vs. Islamic Jihadists - Gatestone Institute

Russia, Egypt call for quick Syria ceasefire, the launch of negotiations between the regime and rebels - Yahoo! News Maktoob

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Boston Marathon suspects Chechen Islamic terrorists, their videos feature Bin Laden, call to kill Americans, Jews, Christians and establish a world-wide caliphate Fox News

VIDEO: Chechen Boston Bomber believed in "Islamic Prophecy" saying an army of Black Flags will "defeat USA and Israel" - LiveLeak.com

North Caucasus or Chechen jihadists’ money traces back to Saudi Arabia and Osama bin Laden - Money Jihad

Jabhat al-Nusra's rise in Syria: testimonies from inside - Al-Shorfa

A divorce with al-Nusra will not be easy since the battle against al-Assad is now organized and led by the Islamist fighters - hurriyetdailynews.com

Free Syrian Army denies connection with al-Nusra Front - hurriyetdailynews.com

Assailants Gun Down Official of Syria’s Relief Agency - NYTimes.com

Damascus Maintains Military Advantage, Inner Circle Cohesive: US official - almanar.com

Report: 4000 Militants Killed in Three Weeks in Syria - almanar.com

Clashes for control over major military base flare in Raqqa, northern Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Syria shoots down balloon carrying US-made spying devices near Idlib - Siasat

VIDEO (and transcript): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Full Interview with Ikhbariya News Channel - SyriaNews

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Top UN Official Amos: Syrian cities reduced to rubble, Children raped and murdered, House burned with families inside - United Nations

VIDEO: UN Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict: 'FSA raped, killed young woman in Syria' - YouTube

VIDEO: Syria UN Rep: Syrian Women Raped by Terrorists; Jordanian Cleric's Fatwa for FSA to Enslave Girls - YouTube

Syria: Old Franciscan church destroyed - Independent Catholic News

Syria: Qamishli’s Kurds Fight Two Enemies at Once - Al Akhbar English

Domestic opposition leader Manna: Syrians can be reconciled – through negotiation, not violence - The Guardian

VIDEO: Armenians face few options in Syria - YouTube

 

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Syria News Apr 19

 

 

Syria troops seize strategic Homs village, rebels in the area capture abandoned Dabaa military airport - NOW

VIDEO: The rebels who captured Dabaa military airport near Homs chant anti-Shia slogans - guardian.co.uk

VIDEO: Three Alawite soldiers being tortured by rebels in Homs province - YouTube

Syrian rebels sometimes bring strife to villages - usatoday.com

Syria's Christian Minority Lives in Fear of Kidnapping and Street Battles - The Atlantic

Islamist Ultimatum to Syrian Christians: Convert, Leave, or Die - aina.org

Protests over abducted Shiites in Syria target Turkish offices in Lebanon - NOW

Opposition chief Al Khatib rejects any military attack by Western countries inside Syria in the name of fighting terrorism - en.haberler.com

Syrian opposition to establish moderate form of Islamic law - The National

VIDEO: FSA group leader interview - LiveLeak.com

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France, Britain claim Syria used chemical weapons - The Times of India

U.S. Probes Suspicions Syria Used Chemical Weapons - WSJ.com

Israeli threat to intervene in Syria to prevent chemical and other weapons getting into the hands of militant Islamist groups - Telegraph

Iraq blasted daily by suicide bombings and shootings spawned by the civil war in neighboring Syria - UPI

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Vie For Influence in Syria - Al-Monitor

Kuwait makes good on $300 mn pledge for Syria aid - AFP

 

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Syria News Apr 18

 

 

Key Obama Officials Differ on Syria in Testimony, Rift between the State Department and the Pentagon - NYTimes.com

Pentagon Chief Hagel Orders Unit to Jordan, Warns About Intervention in Syria - Defense.gov News

VIDEO: Hagel Testifies to Congress on Syria - dvidshub.net

U.S. Fears Syria Rebel Victory, for Now - WSJ.com

Netanyahu to urge Britain to 'carefully vet’ Syria rebels’ intentions before supplying them with arms - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Russian foreign minister says all parties in Syria should lay down arms without any pre-condition- Anadolu Agency

VIDEO:  Russian Lavrov talk Syria with Turkish Davutoglu - PressTV

UN chief: Syria still has not allowed entry of chemical weapons investigation team - The Washington Post

Pentagon mum on Syria chemical weapons use - NDTV.com

EU to allow purchases of Syrian oil from opposition | Reuters

Iran, South Africa Stress Need to Stop Violence in Syria, Adopt Dialogue and Political Solutions- SANA, Syria

VIDEO: End War in Syria: Stop the Killing Now, Unprecedented Appeal from UN Heads of Agency - YouTube

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Syria's Assad warns West over Qaeda. vows that he will not "surrender" - NOW

VIDEO: Assad warns West against supporting 'al Qaeda rebels' - FRANCE 24

Battle for Damascus: Regime Fights on Four Fronts - Al Akhbar English

Syrian Christians Seek Refuge Beyond Lebanon - Al Akhbar English

Belgian Police Arrest Six on Charges of Recruiting for Syrian Insurgency - NYTimes.com

Historical heritage site Dura-Europos Looted and Vandalized by Syrian rebels - SyriaNews

VIDEO: Al Jazeera speaks to FSA deputy commander - YouTube

VIDEO: Syria Kurdish YPG Commander`s Speech - YouTube

VIDEO: Salafist Army arrests Sheik Hassan Seif Addin just before his beheading - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: New Anti-Tank Weapons From The Former-Czechoslovakia Appear In Syria

 

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Syria News Apr 16

 

 

Muslim Brotherhood denies accusations group seeks to control opposition - The Washington Post

Muslim Brotherhood chief denies extremist control in Syria, Adding: “As far as I know, there is no extremism in Syria” - Alarabiya.net 

Syrian Coalition urges al-Nusra to stay within the ranks of nationalistic Syrians, to continue its efforts in fighting the Assad regime - businessweek.com 

Jabhat al-Nusra's planned Islamist state seems closer to becoming a reality than Ghassan Hitto’s interim government -al-monitor.com

Islamic State Declared in Syria, al-Nusra currently administers villages and cities through Islamist governance embodied in shari’a councils - Syria Comment

Syria's Jabhat al-Nusra seeks direct relationship with al-Qaeda leadership - Al-Shorfa

In Syria, al Qaeda-linked terrorists get credit for American aid - Foreign Policy

Syrian minister says UK and France are 'directly or indirectly' backing al-Qaida - The Guardian

Senator Rand Paul: Clinton said that a week before the murder of the US ambassador the US knew about a ship with lots of weapons sent from Libya to Syria rebels - newsday.co.zw

VIDEO: Pakistani Taliban training Jabhat -Al Nusrah fighters - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: We are All Osama: Jabhat al-Nusra Celebrations for the Establishment of Islamic State in Syria - YouTube

VIDEO: Rebel leaders confess to crimes and being paid from abroad - LiveLeak.com

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Syria Rebels Confirm Shelling Bekaa in Lebanon, Hizbullah Buries More Fighters — Naharnet

Hermel residents in Lebanon threaten to hit back at Syria rebels - THE DAILY STAR

VIDEO: Video Shows Syrian Rebels Attacking Lebanese Territory - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO: Hezbollah fighting in Syria - YouTube

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Assad forces try to consolidate gains in Maaret al-Numan - THE DAILY STAR

To die or leave? The Maronite Archbishop of Damascus talks about the unanswered dilemma of Syrian Christians - Fides News Agency

 

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Syria News Apr 15

 

 

Lebanese fighters backed by Hezbollah fighting inside Syria near border, in several towns inhabited by 15,000 Lebanese who live on the Syrian side - Fox News

Lebanese factions deepen involvement in Syria supporting opposite sides in the civil war - VOA

Iraqi forces arrest 18 al-Qaeda suspects "planning to launch terrorist operations" in the Iraqi-Syrian border areas and "merge with Al Nusra" - Al-Shorfa

Syria: Jordan to spearhead Saudi Arabian arms drive in a move that coincides with the transfer from Riyadh to Amman of more than $1bn - The Guardian

Syria: Britain funds rebels overseeing aid inside occupied areas - Telegraph

Report: 200 Australian Muslims Waging Jihad In Syria, Majority Fighting With Al Nusra Front - The Australian

Russia to vote against 'one-sided' UN Syria resolution - RT News

VIDEO: Rebels waving Al Qaeda flag in Syria after they passed freely the Turkish Border - LiveLeak.com

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Syria troops break siege of key army camps killing at least 21 opposition fighters, a watchdog said on Sunday - NOW

The reluctance of rebel groups to reprimand criminals within their ranks has tarnished their reputation - Syria News

2 Killed, Reporters Wounded in Aleppo Car Bomb — Naharnet

Main rebel groups in Syria's Aleppo - AFP

Kidnappers free Lebanese man held in Syria, Relatives paid a ransom of $150,000 to secure his release - Ahram Online

Four Italian journalists freed by jihadist kidnappers in Syria, No details if Rome paid a ransom - Telegraph

Ahrar al Sham - A Rising Force in the Syrian Civil War - SOFREP

A press released just issued by Syria's National Coalition about Jabhat al-Nusra and Al Qaeda links -Hassan Hassan Facebook

PHOTO: Rebels Shoot Down Helicopter then Behead Crew - Human Rights Activists

PHOTOS: Syrian Died from Torture by FSA group- SyriaNews

VIDEO: FSA group interrogates and beats man- LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Rebels invading a small village near the turkish border and start kidnapping men in this village - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Scud-B Missile Remains Filmed Near Raqqa - Brown Moses Blog

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Defected Syrian VP:  We are against Kurdish federalism in Syria, Our Country is Burning, No Time to Waste on Kurdish Issue - Rudaw


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Syria News Apr 13

 

 

Syrian opposition faces "crucial leadership juncture", Ambasssador Ford: it is incumbent on the Syrian opposition coalition and military council to isolate those extremists - KUNA

Syria’s Jihadists Dismay the Opposition - Al-Monitor

Brotherhood blasts the ‘smear campaign’ against them among other Syrian opposition - THE DAILY STAR

Syria’s major coalition of Islamist rebels rejects Qaeda allegiance vow - Alarabiya.net English 

Text of responses from Syrian Islamist Rebels about Al Qaeda Merger - Hassan Hassan

Sectarian strife will persist in Syria after Assad’s fall as divisions among opposition groups deepen, top U.S. intelligence official says - The Washington Post

France says U.N. talks begin on Qaeda-linked Syria rebels - Yahoo! News

Lavrov : Attempts of Raising Doubts on Legitimacy of Syrian Government Reduce Chances of Peaceful Solution - Swissinfo

Russian Landing Ship Alexander Shabalin Bound for Tartous- SANA, Syria

Muslim Brotherhood Paves Way for Qatar’s Ascent - Al Akhbar English

Tiny emirate, huge political ambitions: Qatari investment booms (VIDEO) - RT News

Syria: Libya and Iraq biggest arms traffickers to rebels - ANSAMed.it

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Syrian rebel attack on Kurdish-populated town of Qamishli points to end of peace pact, the advance includes the Free Syrian Army and Al Nusra - Reuters

In Latakia rebels inject the conflict with a sectarian violence that has people angry, stories of Alawites captured and savagely killed by Al Nusra - Heritage Florida Jewish News

Kurd tortured to death in Syria's Aleppo: watchdog, "Like dozens of others, he was arbitrarily detained and tortured" - Yahoo!7

From Rebel Torture Chambers in Aleppo (PHOTOS) - SyriaNews

VIDEO: One Minute left before we Kill you....Terrorist in Syria torturing a hostage - LiveLeak.com

Iranian TV correspondent ambushed, shot at, by terrorists in Damascus - Trend.Az

Factories ablaze as intense clashes erupt in eastern Damascus - Xinhua | English.news.cn

VIDEO: Syrian rebels enter Qamishli - YouTube

VIDEO: The rebels shelling the airport near Qamishli - YouTube

 

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Syria News Apr 12

 

 

G8 ministers fail to agree on Syria - news.yahoo.com

G8 urges humanitarian assistance for Syria, but makes no commitment to supply rebels with lethal weapons (VIDEO)- Al Jazeera English

Obama Clears $10 Million in Aid for Syrian Opposition, "in non-lethal commodities and services ... to provide food and medical supplies" - Businessweek

U.S. updates military options for Syria - CNN.com Blogs

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Menendez: Arm Syrian rebels - The Hill's Global Affairs

Lavrov: Moscow, Washington will Urge Syrian Opposition to Form Team for Negotiations - SANA

Russia concerned over Syrian opposition connection with terrorists - NZweek

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We need arms, rebels’ new leader Hitto tells West - The Times

Syria LCC activists reject Qaeda call for Islamic state - NOW

Syria calls on UN to list al-Nusra Front as terrorist - Xinhua - English.news.cn

Syria TV confirms video of cleric's killing is real - NOW

Bishop speaks of starvation in Aleppo - Catholic Culture

Power outages put Aleppo back in the dark ages, Syria Minister: sabotage was by armed militants who killed dozens of power sector workers - english.alarabiya.net

A Rivalry Between Two Legal Systems in Aleppo Reveals Syrian Rebels’ Challenges With Governance - NYTimes.com

VIDEO: Rebels show off headless body & 3 more victims from car ambush - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Volunteers from Iraq in the Syrian Abalfazl Al-Abbas Brigade defending Zainab Shrine in Damascus - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: DIY Weapons In Syria - The Mobile Mortar Battery - Brown Moses Blog

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Syria Opposition Says Hizbullah Fighters Massing in Qusayr: We Don't Want Nusra-Hizbullah Confrontation - Naharnet

Six wounded by Syrian airstrike on Lebanon, targeting smuggling routes along the border - THE DAILY STAR

Mansour downplays Syrian violations of Lebanon’s border - THE DAILY STAR

 

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Syria News Apr 11

 

 

The head of Al Nusra pledges loyalty to Al Qaeda, distances his group from claims it has merged with Al-Qaeda in Iraq - latimes.com

AUDIO: Statement from Al Nusra leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani about the relationship with Al Qaeda in Iraq - YouTube

AUDIO: Announcement of the emir” of Al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi about the merger with Al Nusra - YouTube

Syria rebel chief Al Khatib urges rejection of Al Qaeda - The National

The Syrian Opposition’s Muslim Brotherhood Problem - Al Akhbar English

Car bomb attack hits Idlib in northwestern Syria - PressTV

Saudi charity workers on trial for funding terror, Defendants have also been charged with arming militants in Iraq - Money Jihad

VIDEO: Syrian TV states that Al-Bouti assassination video is fake - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Evidence points to the Al-Bhouti Assassination video being genuine - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO: Rebels launching Grad rockets with a potential range of 20 kilometers - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Filmmaker Captures Life for Syrians Whose World Has Been Blown Apart - PBS NewsHour

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Lebanon Is Pivotal for Syria’s Jihadists, "Jihadists in Lebanon coordinate with jihadists in Syria, including Al-Nusra"  - Al-Monitor

FSA says Hezbollah has thousands of fighters in Syria - Alarabiya.net English

Relatives of Lebanese hostages 'hunt down' Syrians - FRANCE 24

Iraqi Shiite militants start to acknowledge role in Syria - THE DAILY STAR

Iraq Inspects 3rd Iranian Plane to Syria This Week, no weapons were found - ABC News

Arab Israeli Man Arrested, Accused of Joining Syrian Rebels - NYTimes.com

Turkey building refugee camps for Syrian Christians, Kurds - Alarabiya.net English

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A Third of Syria’s Housing Damaged or Destroyed by Conflict - The Syria Report

A Quarter of Syria’s Workforce Lost its Job – Labour Union - The Syria Report 

Syria’s trade deficit rises with sharp decline in exports: study - NZweek

Syrian Oil Sector Suffers Disastrous Losses, at least nine oil wells have been set on fire -  Al-Monitor

Syria says will support currency after plunge in value - Reuters

Syrian Economy Severely Affected By Crisis: EU Report - rttnews.com

Syrian Economy: Stock Market Paralyzed, Insane Poultry and Meat Prices - Informed Comment

Syria: Current Food Prices in Aleppo - SyriaNews

Syria eyes East to stave off economic woes - THE DAILY STAR

VIDEO: Syrian economy scarred by war - NBCNews.com

 

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Syria News Apr 10

 

 

Al Qaeda in Iraq merge with Al Nusrah Front as rebranded single entity - The Long War Journal

Introducing the “Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria”, its mission is an Islamic state that exceeds the bounds of the Syrian nation and a rejection of democracy - jihadica

Free Syrian Army: “We don’t support the ideology of Nusra”, insists that alliances it had struck with Nusra fighters on the ground were only tactical - The Daily Star 

Syria Jihadist Al-Qaeda Link to Aid Assad, Opposition Chief Says - Bloomberg

VIDEO: Qaeda promotional video celebrating the united of Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (Syria) - YouTube

VIDEO: FSA Colonel Defends Jabhat al-Nusra - LiveLeak.com

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Opposition says the regime bear responsibility for Damascus suicide car bombing - AFP

Syrian Rebel Unit Torturing Civilians in Aleppo, Opposition Group Claims - Reuters

Syria's Jihadists face test of government in eastern city Raqqa, religious sharia court has replaced a collapsed judicial system  - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: Syrians protest the arrest of two girls for not being properly attired in Raqqa - SyriaNews

VIDEO (English subtitles): Tawfiq AlBouti dispute media claims on the video of his father murder, says that the man who rushes up to Bouti after the blast is his grandson Maher - SyriaNews

Only negotiated settlement will end Syria crisis: Domestic opposition figure - Ahram Online

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Saudi Arabia warns its citizens against sending money to Syria outside of government-approved organizations, SPA Says - Businessweek

Libya arms fueling conflicts in Syria, Mali and beyond: U.N. experts | Reuters

Iraqi Prime Minister Defends Assad In Top U.S. Newspaper - ThinkProgress

Iraq inspects second Syria-bound Iran aircraft, but finds only humanitarian materiel - Saudi Gazette

Al-Arabiya: Hezbollah fighters killed in ambush outside Damascus - NOW

Future slams Hezbollah activity in Syria - THE DAILY STAR

Syria’s Assad says Turkish PM cannot be trusted in peace talks with Kurds - ekurd

When the Yarmouk Camp Fled, The plight of Palestinians in Syria - Counterpunch

Iran's 'axis of resistance' loses Hamas to Syrian war - CSMonitor.com

Fresh gasoil from Russia reaches Syria - thepeninsulaqatar.com

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Ban appeals to Syrian Government to allow chemical weapons probe to proceed - UN News

On Syria, Draft UN General Assembly Resolution Nods to Opposition, Chemical Weapons Probe, Text Here - Inner City Press

Russia: No Consensus on UN Chemical Investigation Mission to Syria- SANA

 

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Syria News Apr 9

 

 

Syria: Suicide car bombing kills 15, injures 146 in Damascus - Yahoo! News

List of major deadly bombings since Syrian uprising began, the first one was on Apr 8, 2011 - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: State TV's coverage of today's car bomb in central Damascus - YouTube

VIDEO: More on the Damascus bombing‬‎ - YouTube

PHOTOS: Terrorist Bombing Rocks Crowded Area in Damascus - SANA

Report: Rebels and security forces exchange gunfire after Damascus car bomb - Al Jazeera Blogs

VIDEO: Video Claims To Show The Moment Of Mohammad Al-Bouti's Assassination - Brown Moses Blog

Syrian Army Fully Controls Eastern Gouta, Regains some Areas in Aleppo - almanar.com

Syrian human rights group says nearly 9,000 regime troops killed during 2-year conflict - Fox News

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Syria Blocks UN Chemical Weapons Mission, saying Ban has “suggested a supplementary mission to deploy throughout Syrian territory” - VOA

All Syria chemical arms claims need examining: U.N.'s Ban - Reuters

Arms supplies to all sides of Syrian conflict should be halted - Putin - RT News

Two members of Lebanon's Hezbollah killed in Syria - AFP

Iraqi officials search Iranian plane looking for weapons headed to Syria, but none found - The Washington Post

Relatives of Lebanese hostages bar Syrians from entering workplaces - THE DAILY STAR

Army vet accused in Syria fighting to remain jailed; al-Qaida group wanted him as spokesman - The Washington Post

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Despite U.S. concerns little prevents Islamists from joining Syria fight, Turkey not only allows jihadists’ crossing but also helps build up Nusra’s capabilities - Kentucky.com

Syrian opposition national coalition loses clout inside Syria - Xinhua | English.news.cn

The Syrian Opposition’s Leadership Problem - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Clashes between Jabhat al-Nusra and local tribal militias in Deir Ezzor underline significant trend (VIDEOS) - Hassan Hassan

PHOTOS: A Sit-in in Raqqa in response to the arrest of two girls by Umana'a rebels for not being veiled - FACEBOOK

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Ankara’s Kurdish Peace Talks Reverberate Among Syrian Kurds - Rudaw

PKK leader reiterates Kurdish confederation as 'stateless solution', It will comprise the Kurds of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey - hurriyetdailynews.com

Mistrust mars Syria rebels, Kurds deal in Aleppo - News24

 

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Syria News Apr 8

 

 

Syrian Regime Launches Counteroffensive on Rebels - ABC News

Syria's Homs besieged for 300 days, some 80 percent of the city is under tight army control - NOW

Syrian troop redeployments raise concerns over Golan security, Thousand soldiers moved in recent weeks to battle fronts closer to Damascus - The Guardian

In Golan IDF exchange fire with rebels as Israelis warn jihadists gaining foothold - The Guardian

As Fighting Rages in Damascus, Kurds Flee Their Neighborhoods - Rudaw

Syrian rebel prime minister Ghassan Hitto has begun talks to form an interim government - AFP

Gulf states said to put new conditions on arms supplies to Syrian rebels, They must pledge allegiance to the Free Syrian Army and the Syrian National Coalition  - The National

Free Syrian Army Denies Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Supplied Arms - Ikhwanweb

Syria oil industry buckling under rebel gains - USAToday

Steep fall in Syria foreign trade in 2012 - NOW

VIDEO: Demonstration of Tartous citizens supporting Bashar Al Assad - YouTube

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Qaeda chief urges Syria rebels to seek "jihadist Islamic state" - RT

Al-Qaeda and Jabhat Al-Nusra Collaborating - Asharq Alawsat English Mobile

Al-Qaeda Seen Expanding Influence in Lebanon - Al-Monitor

VIDEO: Italian journalists detained in Syria by Salafi militants - euronews

VIDEO: The story of a soldier kidnapped and tortured by the rebels, In same cases they cut the legs before beheading - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Well armed, uniformed rebel group created in Ghouta - LiveLeak.com

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Moscow Slams UN ‘Maneuvering’ on Syria Chemical Attack Probe - RIA Novosti

UN-Syria talks on probe of alleged chemical weapons use continue: UN - KUNA

VIDEO: Russian President Putin interview to the ARD: Arms to Syrian Opposition Must Stop, All Parties Must Negotiate - LiveLeak.com

Transcript of Putin's interview to the ARD: Voice of Russia American Edition

Russia Heavily Boosting Mediterranean Naval Fleet amid Syrian Conflict - IBTimes UK

New Lebanon PM insists on neutrality in Syria conflict - AFP

Lebanese factions train Syrian refugees as militants: Lebanon interior minister - PressTV

Iraqi Shiite group says member killed ‘defending holy sites’ in Syria - The Washington Post

Syria's War Could Inflame Turkey's Hatay Province - Syrian Assistance

Brazil: Dialogue is Only Way out of the Crisis in Syria - SANA

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Syria: Christians flee rebel areas as fatwa authorises rape of non-Sunni women - Independent Catholic News

Report: Syrian Rebels Recruiting Children for Military Missions, Sexual Abuse - abna.ir

Raping Women in the Name of Islam - Gatestone Institute

 

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Syria News Apr 6

 

 

Assad warns the fall of the regime will produce a domino effect that would destabilise the region "for many years, even decades" - AFP

VIDEO: Full Interview of Pres. Assad with Turkish Media: Syria's Breakup Will Cause Mideast to Blow Up - YouTube

Putin: Syria Needs Negotiations to Stop Massacre, "We do not think that Assad should leave today" - RIA Novosti

U.S. Reviews Military Options for Syria, Pentagon's assessments reflect the military's reluctance to get into a shooting war in Syria - WSJ

Obama to host Middle East allies for talks on the Syrian crisis - Alarabiya.net English

Saudi Arabia backs push to carve out liberated southern Syria - Telegraph

Sectarianism, Saudi-Qatar Jostling Prevail in Syrian Opposition - Al-Monitor

Iranian soldiers fighting alongside Bashar Assad: captured officer - Al-Shorfa

Hezbollah: 3 Lebanese Shiites dead in Syria fighting - NOW

Syrian rebels threaten to hit Hezbollah targets in Lebanon - NOW

Relatives of kidnapped Lebanese pilgrims shut Syrian shops - THE DAILY STAR

Times of London: Military wing of Hamas training Syrian rebels - JPost

Yemeni officials: 'Jihad' in Syria causes problems for Yemen - Al-Shorfa

Turkey not yet ready to allow Syrian opposition to open embassy - todayszaman

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Bombs Hit Damascus Like Shooting Stars as Battle Intensifies — bloomberg.com

Rebels look to extend gains from Raqqa to south and east Syria - THE DAILY STAR

Ahrar al-Sham: A Profile of Northern Syria’s al-Qaeda Surrogate - The Jamestown Foundation

Rebels say take army post near Syria's southern border - Reuters

Four Italian journalists abducted in northern Syria: report - FRANCE 24

Maronite patriarch: in Syria, Arab spring's obscurantist potential could lead to religious conflicts - Asia News

VIDEO: Syrian town tries to block rebels and arms coming from Lebanon - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Interview with Damascus University rebel Ammar Baloush who opened fire on 5 of his colleagues - YouTube

VIDEO: Rebels argue over sharing looted belongings - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Shocking video Ahmed, 8-year-old FSA soldier from Aleppo - YouTube

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Conflict Intensifies between Kurdish militias YPG and Syrian governement forces (VIDEO) - Al-Monitor

Clashes Break Out Between Kurdish Groups In Syria - Al-Monitor

Syrian Kurds flee their neighborhoods in Damascus as fighting rages - ekurd

Plans for the ‘Kurdish Empire’ advance, thanks to Syria - ekurd

VIDEO: Assad Forces Kill Kurdish Fighter - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syria News Apr 5

 

 

UN: Syria’s refugee tide overwhelms relief efforts: Quarter of population now in flight - Middle East Online

Red Cross: Syria Humanitarian Crisis Worsening - AP

AFP: Lebanon proposes UN refugee camps inside Syria - AFP

In Syria, some 300,000 Christian refugees also fleeing from UN camps - Asia News

Sources: Kerry asked for a tripartite US, French and British meeting attended by the head of the Syrian National Coalition Khatib and the FSA Chief Idris - Al Sharq Al Awsat

VIDEO: Refugee camps in Syria cripple under strain - YouTube

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Insight: Syrian government guerrilla fighters being sent to Iran for training - Yahoo! News

No agreement yet on Syria access for U.N. chemical arms inspectors: Official - Yahoo! News

Syrian regime troops appeal for immediate aid in Al-Raqqa - Alarabiya.net English

The Raqqa Story: Rebel Structure, Planning, and Possible War Crimes - Syria Comment

Residents of Aleppo and Deir Ezzor say Al Nusra imposing its strict Islamic agenda under the cloak of providing aid to residents - Central Asia Online

Another Case Of Weapons Mis-Identification In The Media - "British AS-50s" On Al-Arabiya - Brown Moses Blog

At least 13 Tunisian girls head to Syria to offer themselves to Islamic fighters as part of sexual jihad - Mail Online

VIDEO: Turkey's Alawites support Syria's Assad - YouTube

VIDEO: FSA Child Soldier Interview - YouTube

 

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Syria News Apr 4

 

 

U.S., Jordan stepping up training of Syrian opposition amid concern that moderate rebel forces be overtaken by extremist Islamic fighters in southern Syria - Washington Post

Syrian rebels set their sights on strategic south, a critical gateway to attack Damascus - MiamiHerald.com

Iraqi officials requested U.S. drones strikes near their border after al-Qaeda-linked jihadists ambushed a Syrian convoy in Iraq - finance.yahoo.com

France undecided over EU arms embargo on Syria - Alarabiya

Kerry, Lavrov to visit Turkey for talks - todayszaman

BRICS Summit draws clear red lines on Syria, Iran - nsnbc international

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Syria conflict drawing hundreds of jihadists from Europe, says report - guardian.co.uk

ICSR Insight: European Foreign Fighters in Syria - ICSR

David Ignatius: Sorting out the armed rebel forces in Syria, names and manpower figures for the insurgency - The Washington Post

Aron Lund: Commenting David Ignatius on the nature and composition of the Syrian armed opposition - Syria Comment

Syria's Muslim Brotherhood influential but mistrusted - NOW

Canadian men said to be 'travelling jihadists' - montrealgazette.com

Tunisia jails jihadist over call to join rebels in Syria -Reuters

World's most powerful rifle AS - 50 raising fears in hands of Syrian rebels - Fox News

VIDEO: World's most powerful rifle AS - 50 in hands of Syrian rebels - LiveLeak.com

Syria's ancient oasis city of Palmyra threatened in fighting - Reuters

VIDEO: Syria's ancient oasis city of Palmyra threatened in fighting - Youtube

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Woman spoke to the Guardian about the arrival of the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo, resulting in kidnappings and the rise of the al-Nusra front - guardian.co.uk

Rape and Murder: Eyewitness Accounts from Sheik Maqsoud after AlNusra Front entered the Aleppo neighborhood - syrianews.cc

Facebook page: Christian women being raped in Aleppo - PanARMENIAN.Net

New Fatwa permits rape of non-Sunni women in Syria - humanevents.com

VIDEO: Syrian sexual jihad: Tunisian women join rebels - YouTube

 

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Syria News Apr 2

 

 

Iraqi intelligence says Syrian and Iraqi Islamic extremist groups ramping up cooperation (VIDEO) - Fox News

Syria rebels on the ground not ready to give up power after war, say they, not educated opposition outsiders, deserve leadership in a civilian government - latimes.com

A Black Flag and a Cup of Coffee in Raqqa, Islamist rebels won the battle for the city - The New Yorker

Syrian rebels said close to chemical weapons cache - The Times of Israel

VIDEO: Rebels in Syria become oppressing force themselves - RT

VIDEO: Jabhat al-Nusra in Deir Ezzor Will Accept Nothing but an Islamic State - YouTube

VIDEO: Nusra Front Brainwashing Syrian Children - YouTube

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Syria in Danger of Replicating Christian Exodus in Iraq - christianpost.com 

VIDEO: Syrian Christians Getting Attacked by Hardline Wahhabi Terrorists in their Ancient Homeland - CBS

U.K. charities: Palestinians from Syria vulnerable - THE DAILY STAR

Palestinian victims of the civil war in Syria - Alkarmil

Rebels tried to intrude Armenian districts of Aleppo: Several Armenians wounded - ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency

Syria’s Kurdish Supreme Council (KSC) bans more refugees from fleeing to Iraqi Kurdistan - Rudaw

UNHCR concerned for Syrian refugees in Iraq as number of arrivals arises - UNHCR

UN food agency reports 20 Syria attacks since 2011 - The Jakarta Post

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US restraint in Syria could aid Iran nuclear talks - Yahoo! News


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Syria News Apr 1

 

 

FSA Joint Command blasts Muslim Brotherhood for undermining the revolt and trying to dictate opposition politics - The National

Syrian oppostion leader Moaz Al Khatib on Al Arabiya: I asked for a public televized debate with Bashar Assad - YALLA SOURIYA

Domestic opposition group says granting SNC bloc's seat at the Arab League risks jeopardising opposition unity - Al Jazeera English

Any decisions taken by just one Syrian opposition group will have a "very short life", Algeria FM says - AFP

Report: Al Nusra Front Emir Killed By Regime Forces In Syria? - Weasel Zippers

Jabhat al-Nusra imposing extremist views in Syria - Al-Shorfa

Al-Nusra Has Access to Chlorine Gas: Plant Owner - Global Security Newswire

VIDEO: Butchery of 13 Civilians at Talkalakh in Homs - LiveLeak.com

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Al Jazeera exclusive: UN working on secret contingency plans for Syria after the possible fall of Assad - Al Jazeera Blogs

VIDEO: UN plans for a post-Assad Syria - YouTube

Syrian Alawites kidnapped in north Lebanon, Gunmen demand release of a Sunni man held by Syrian forces - AFP

Tit-for-tat kidnappings bring Syria's war into Lebanese backyards - CSMonitor.com

Canadian Foreign Minister: We Support Iraq Stance Regarding Crisis in Syria, Share its Fears of Terrorism and Extremism - SANA

Solana: Syria War May Be Obstacle to Iran Nuclear Talks - Al-Monitor

Spy equipment discovered near Russian military base in Syria - intelNews.org

Sarkozy's Qatar payday: Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will work for Qatar Investment Fund - Slate

 

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Syria News Mar 31

 

 

Syria accuses rebels of setting fire to oil wells; Aleppo civilians flee shelling - The Washington Post

Rebels kill Aleppo cleric, some reports suggesting he was beheaded then dragged through the streets - AFP

Syria rebels, regime trade accusations of “massacre" -AFP

Ancient Synagogue burns in Damascus, rebels and government exchange blame — JNS.org

Fear and loathing in Damascus. 'Why are the rebels doing this? Why are they trying to starve us?' - Telegraph

VIDEO: Syria citizen journalists target opposition - YouTube

VIDEO: Christians under rebel attack in Syria - CBS

VIDEO: Syria's Kurds fighting a war within a war - YouTube

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VIDEO: Opposition Leader Muaz al-Khatib Condemns Islamic Extremists in Syria and States who Support Them - Darth Nader

Opposition PM Hitto: Defense minister will be chosen by FSA - turkishpress.com

Syrian National Coalition wants representation within OIC - Anadolu Agency

Free Syrian Army founder Riad Al Asaad praises Al Nusrah Front as 'brothers' - The Long War Journal

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Inside Obama's Syria Debate, A reconstruction of months of conversations within the administration - Wall Street Journal

West embargoes arms to Syrian rebels over their resale to al Qaeda - DEBKAfile

U.S., Israel, Turkey, Jordan planning military action in Syria to counter the threat of chemical weapons, either by the regime or by al-Qaeda linked terrorists - DEBKAfile

German Intelligence Chief: Al Qaeda Influence Increasing among Syrian Opposition- SANA

Syria Exclusive: New Arms for Insurgents --- The Case of the Croatian Multiple Rocket Launcher (VIDEO) - EA WorldView

Turkish police seize firearms cache on Syrian border - Reuters

VIDEO: Turkish opposition slams Erdogan's stance on Syria - YouTube

Interview: Iraq FM Zebari on Iraq, Qatar and Syria - Yahoo! News

Report: Israel's Syria spy cameras tracked Russian navy - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

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Why didn't CNN's international arm air its own documentary on Bahrain's Arab Spring repression? - guardian.co.uk

Former CNN reporter alleges CNN accepted money from Bahrain to ignore oppression - Examiner.com

VIDEO: Amber Lyon reveals CNN lies and war propaganda - YouTube

VIDEO: Palestinians Attack Al Jazeera Crew in Occupied Palestine over Syria - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syria News Mar 30

Syria News Mar 29

 

 

Mortar strike kills 15 in Damascus University: state media - Reuters

VIDEO: Terrorists fired a mortar shell on Damascus University and killed 15 students - YouTube

White House 'deeply concerned' by attack at Syrian university - The Hill

Iraqi Influx Doubles Syrian Al Qaeda-Linked Rebels - Israel National News

Chechen commander forms 'Army of Emigrants,' integrates Syrian Jihadist groups (VIDEO) - The Long War Journal

Tunisia Targets Jihadist Recruiters for Syria - allAfrica.com

Syria’s European Jihadis - National Review Online

Jihadists control large parts of Daraa: Syria MP - NOW

U.S. says Syrian opposition head to finish his term - NZweek

Hungry Aleppo residents rely on charity for food - NOW

VIDEO: Aleppo's Children: Channel 4 Documentary Chronicles Misery In Syria - Huffington Post

VIDEO (English subtitles): Syrian Channel RTV documentary about terrorism in Aleppo - Youtube

VIDEO: Oldest Synagogue in Damascus Looted by Syrian Rebels - YouTube

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Obama did not approved NSC recommendation to give body armor to Syrian rebels - Foreign Policy

France's Hollande says too early to send arms to Syria rebels - Reuters

Saudi heavy weapons supply to Syrian rebels breaks up Arab summit in uproar - DEBKAfile

This is the secret Jordanian airline that's reportedly flooding Syria with weapons - Foreign Policy

US Training Rebels in Jordan: Get the Story Straight - oilprice.com

Arab League decision to recognize Syrian rebels denies peaceful solution – Lavrov - RT News

Russia to block Syrian opposition at UN - NOW

Putin flexes Russian military muscle in naval exercise - Reuters

Lebanese FM: AL Can't Talk of Peaceful Solution While It Is Overthrowing Syria's Membership - SANA

Al Jazeera ‘losing’ Arab viewers - The Arab World 360°

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UN: Syrian refugees riot at camp in Jordan - Yahoo! News

Turkey Reverses Plans to Deport 130 Syrian Refugees - NYTimes.com

Rape and sham marriages: the fears of Syria's women refugees - Channel 4 News

Tunisians Raise Alarm on Possible Fatwa Encouraging 'Sexual Jihad' in Syria- Al-Monitor

 

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Syria News Mar 28

 

 

Officials: Weapons supplies to Syrian rebels increase dramatically before a push on Damascus - Fox News

Regional rivalries, competition over money and weapons driving Syria's opposition divides - NOW

The jihadist groups 'running the show' in Syria - Channel 4 News

Russia Slams Arab League’s Decision to Arm Syrian Rebels - RIA Novosti

BRICS warns against militarising Syria conflict further - NDTV.com

NATO head urges Syria political solution, rules out intervention - Reuters

Moaz Al Khatib, Syria Rebel Leader, Slams NATO Refusal To Provide Patriot Missile Support - Huffington Post

Security Council calls on Syria and rebels to ensure safety of its force in Golan Heights - montrealgazette

Israeli Soldiers Enter Syrian Golan Heights - Al-Monitor

VIDEO: Ladsous: "Armed Groups are a Fact in Golan" ~ Frequency

VIDEO: Iraqis chant "My Homeland" National Anthem side by side with Syrian football team in the face of terror - LiveLeak.com

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Giving Syrian opposition seats at Arab League is ‘illegal, indefensible’ – Moscow - RT News

Iran slams Arab League over 'dangerous' move of handing seat to Syria opposition - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Algerian Foreign Minister: Handing Syria's AL Seat to "Opposition" Is Inconsistent with AL Charter - SANA

Syria rages at Qatar for giving opposition its Arab League seat - Yahoo! News

Hito selected government's HQ near Turkish-Syrian border - Anadolu Agency

Syrian refugees clash with police in Turkish camp - Yahoo! News

Leishmaniasis outbreak rings alarm bells at Turkish-Syrian border - todayszaman

VIDEO: Syrian Refugees Flee Concentration Camp in Turkey - LiveLeak.com

Syria Kurds help Shiite, Sunni fighters negotiate - NOW

Syria: 'up to 100' British Muslims fighting in war - Telegraph

VIDEO: Jabhat al-nusra terrorist gives a speech over the headless body of a Syrian soldier - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Pro-Syria Group Vows to Fight Jabhat al-Nusra in Raqqa - LiveLeak.com

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U.N. hopes chemical arms team deploys to Syria soon: envoys - Reuters

Head of UN probe into chemical weapons use in Syria says preparatory work has begun - United Nations News Centre

UN yet to reach chemical inquiry accord with Syria: envoys - AFP

Evidence Shows Syrian Rebels Behind Chemical Attack - thenewamerican.com

No Evidence Yet of ‘Red Line’ Breach in Syria: Experts - Global Security Newswire | NTI

VIDEO: Syria state TV show victims of 'chemical attack' - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syria News Mar 27

 

 

VIDEO: Syrian Opposition Takes Seat at Arab Summit - VOA

Syria opposition asks US for Patriot missile protection of rebel-held areas in Syria - AFP

White House: no Patriot missiles in Syria - AFP

NATO says has no intention of intervening in Syria - Reuters

VIDEO: Syrian opposition asks for US and Nato protection - guardian.co.uk

Syria's Alkhatib explains why he quit as rebel head - Yahoo! News

Syria activists slam regional interference, Brotherhood - NOW

At Doha summit, Arab states say they have right to arm Syria rebels - Middle East - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Meeting of Arab League leaders showcases Qatar's growing political clout - Fox News

VIDEO: Syrian Electronic Army Hacks into Arab League Website - YouTube

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Car bomb explodes near Damascus, kills 3 – Syrian TV - RT News

Mortars strike Damascus, killing as many as 4 - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: Aftermath of Suicide bombing in Damascus - LiveLeak.com

Syria's Shiites offer different picture of war - latimes.com

Outsiders are killing Syrian People, destroying Churches and mosques - Christian Bishop - RT Op-Edge

Relatives of Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped in Syria hold demo - THE DAILY STAR

In Syria, the Rebels Have Begun to Fight Among Themselves - TIME.com

The Umma Brigade's Political Manifesto - Syria Survey

VIDEO: Kurdish YPG Women's Battalion in West Kurdistan (Syria) - YouTube

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Swedish scientist to head U.N. Syria chemical weapons probe - Reuters

UN excludes major powers from Syria chemical arms inquiry -AFP

Alarming Footage: Who Is Really Using Chemical Weapons in Syria? - frontpagemag.com

 

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