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Syria News June 4

 

 

Erdogan maintains hard stance on protests - Yahoo! News

Drunks, extremists, opposition party, Twitter - Turkey's Erdogan blames all - usatoday

Contraddicting Erdogan Turkish president Gul defends people's right to protest, "Democracy does not mean elections alone" - guardian.co.uk

President Gul and opposition leader meet over Taksim Gezi Park protests - Anadolu Agency

U.S. calls for restraint by Turkish police confronting protests, 'vast majority of the protesters have been peaceful' - Reuters

Anti-government protesters in Turkey hold onto square - usatoday

Turkey Protests: Unions Strike In Support - Sky News

Turkey and Syria’s Jihadis: More than Free Passage? Erdogan's government appears to support radical Islamist groups - cacianalyst.org

POLL: Turkish Opinion Poll Finds Majorities Slam Erdogan policies on Alcohol, Syria - Informed Comment

VIDEO: Erdogan brands protesters 'extremists' and 'looters' - Telegraph

VIDEO: Turkey President Gul Says Protesters Message Received - YouTube

VIDEO: Turk protesters set fire to offices of Erdogan's AKP - JPost

VIDEO: Protesters clash with police in Ankara - usatoday.com

VIDEO: People's bulldozer chases police Toma vehicles in Besiktas - YouTube

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NATO data: Assad winning the war for Syrians’ hearts and minds - World Tribune

Key bloc quits Syria opposition, slams leaders - AFP

Russia says U.S. not putting enough pressure on Syria opposition - Yahoo! News

Russia: Proposed U.N. statement on Syria's Qusair was one-sided - Reuters

No Russian S-300s to Syria before 2014: Israel - FRANCE 24

Syrian Observatory: Assad backers reportedly make up 43 percent of dead, rebels 17 percent and the rest are non combatants civilians - The Sun Herald

Al-Qaeda sets up ‘complaints department’ in Syrian city of Raqqa - Alarabiya.net 

Six dead in Lebanon's Tripoli, shots fired at Sidon cleric - Reuters

Iraq says arming Syrian opposition threatens stability - Globaltimes.cn

Opposition: North Korea Officers Help Assad in Syria - The Weekly Standard

Qatar’s reputation-tainted media arm Al Jazeera seeks to reconquer viewers - Middle East Online

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Syrian Kurdish Discord Threatens to Derail Historical Juncture - KurdishGlobe

Iraqi Kurdish rivalries play out over the border: Taking the fight to Syria - ekurd

Over 700 Kurds Kidnapped in Syria - KurdishGlobe

 

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Syria News June 3

 

 

Source: Hezbollah slays dozen Syrian rebels in Lebanon ambush, says the area has been used by rebels as a site for launching rocket attacks - THE DAILY STAR

NGO: 28 Syrian rebels killed in assault on village in Homs province - AFP

Syria: Red Cross can enter Al-Qusayr after fighting ends - AFP

Foreign Fighters Key To Decisive Battle of Qusair, al-Qaeda-affiliated fighters on one side, and Lebanese Hezbollah on the other - Al-Monitor

In Syria, Hezbollah boosts Assad’s forces in Aleppo - The Washington Post

31 Syrian inmates allegedly killed by rebels' bombardment on Aleppo's central prison - APA 

Diplomat: Russia blocks UN Security Council declaration criticizing Syrian siege of Qusair - Fox News

Russian, Iranian technology is boosting Assad’s assault on Syrian rebels - The Washington Post

Gulf states will consider punishing Hezbollah for role in Syria - Alarabiya.net English 

Deadly Damascus car bomb blast – reports — RT News

Leading Sunni Muslim cleric calls for jihad in Syria - Reuters

Tartus, A City Of Assad Supporters In War-Ravaged Syria : Parallels : NPR

The Counter-Insurgency Role of Syria’s “Popular Committees” - The Jamestown Foundation

VIDEO: FSA head warns of defeat if not given weapons - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

VIDEOS: Reinforcements And A Senior Free Syrian Army Member Arrive In Qusayr

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Anti-government protests spread across Turkey, speaking against rising authoritarianism and calling for Erdogan to resign - usatoday.com

Turkey police tear gas protesters in Istanbul and Ankara, more than 1,700 people had been arrested - AFP

VIDEO: Protesters in Turkey speak out against Erdogan - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: Turkey protesters clash with police - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: Turkey protesters celebrate after police leave Istanbul square - Telegraph

Turkey's building boom unrest conceals fear of corruption - The Observer

Syria accuses Erdogan of "terrorizing" Turks - AFP

PYD leader meets Turkish officials - hurriyetdailynews.com

PYD leader Salih Muslim asks Russia’s Lavrov to invite him to invite to Geneva meeting - Kurdpress News Aganecy

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U.S. withholds millions pledged to help Syrian opposition, because the Obama administration is frustrated with the group's disarray - McClatchy

Friction between McCain, Paul underscores divide within Republican Party, banging heads this time over whether to arm Syrian rebels  - Fox News

POLL: Just a quarter of Britons back Hague on arming rebels in Syria - The Observer

Israeli Arrow II ready for Syrian missiles. US Patriots for Jordan. Moscow backs Hizballah - DEBKAfile

Russia Deploys Admiral Kuznetsov Carrier in the Mediterranean - Business Insider

Iraq says captures al Qaeda chemical gas team - Reuters

VIDEO: Iraq says al Qaeda chemical gas plot uncovered - DW.DE 

Syrian Military Source: Two Cylinders of Sarin Gas Seized after Raiding a Rebel Den in Hama - SANA

 

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Syria News June 1

 

 

Russia to sell at least 10 MiG fighters to Syria - Yahoo! News

Moscow threatens to speed missiles to Syria but also offers to delay - Reuters

Russia unlikely to send S-300 missiles to Syria before autumn: Interfax - reuters

Syria's new anti-aircraft missiles will be game-changing, say defense analysts - The Guardian

U.S. and Germany warn Russia against sending missiles to Syria  - NY Daily News

The Washington Post publish a request from a Syrian army general to a Russian arms supplier with a detail list of weapons - Washington Post

US officials: Iran may be on invite list for Syria conference - Washington Times

NATO Secretary General rejects western military role in Syria - CBS News

POLL: Americans Oppose U.S. Military Involvement in Syria - Gallup

VIDEO: The Gallup President  on the Syria poll- YouTube

EU to relax banking sanctions to help Syrian rebels - Reuters

Conflict with Syrian Could Win Ankara a Saudi Order for Altay Main Battle Tanks - Defense Update

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Syria opposition says reinforcements reach Qusair, a Qatari-backed armed group close to the Muslim Brotherhood, entered the besieged town - AFP

Hezbollah's involvement in Syria draws retaliation by Syrian rebels against Lebanese - Fox News

Hezbollah urges Hamas members and officials to ‘leave Lebanon immediately’, decision comes as response to Hamas’ role against Assad - Middle East Online

Iran cuts Hamas funding over Syria - Telegraph

Syria: Hezbollah versus Hamas - SyriaNews

Hamas chief Mashaal: Assad Refused Political Solution - Israel National News

Balance of power in Syria war shifting in Assad’s favor as troops move steadily against rebels - The Washington Post

VIDEO: Syrian rebel fighter says his side is losing out to Assad and Hezbollah in the battle for the critical city of Qusayr - CNN.com Blogs

Insight: Saudi edges Qatar to control Syrian rebel support - Reuters

Kuwaiti Charities Funding Militant Groups (VIDEO) - LiveLeak.com

Captive journalist: Syrian guerillas are ‘simple country folk with no clear ideology’ - Interviews - Panorama | Armenian news

Jihadists in Syria wage a propaganda war – against each other - The Observers

Syria has become the theatre for international jihad - Telegraph

 

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Syria News May 31

 

 

Syria's Assad 'confident in victory' in civil war, says Russia has fulfilled some of its weapons contracts but he is vague on S-300 air defense systems - AP

VIDEO (English): Bashar Al-Assad full interview with the Lebanese al-Manar TV channel - Friends of Syria

Transcript of the full interview given by President al-Assad to Lebanese Al-Manar TV- SANA

Doubts Cast Over Reported S-300 Deliveries to Syria - Voice of Russia 

No Russian air defense missiles in Syrian hands, say US officials - Fox News

Israel says wants to avoid escalation with Syria - AFP

Israel could defeat advanced missiles in Syria, but with risks - Reuters

Assad begins to gain upper hand in Syrian civil war - vancouversun.com

VIDEO: Qusayr battle swings in Assad's favour - YouTube

Report: Syrian forces kill American, British citizen fighting with the rebels - CNN.com

‘Alawite State’ in Syria Not in the Cards - Al-Monitor

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Syrian opposition to boycott Geneva talks, says it will not take part in planned summit until siege of Qusayr ends - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: SNC's George Sabra announces boycott of Geneva talks - YouTube

Syrian opposition admits liberals to anti-Assad coalition under pressure to broaden its Islamist-dominated leadership - Yahoo! News

Russian, U.S. and U.N. officials to meet on June 5, to discuss ways to bring the warring sides in Syria together for a peace conference - Yahoo! News

Ban: No accord on Syria talks participants, timing - AFP

Russia Angry Over US Talk About Syria No-Fly Zone - ABC News

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Report: Turkish Police foil al-Nusra bomb attack planned for Adana, two kilograms of sarin gas allegedly found in the homes of suspects detained - todayszaman

VIDEO: Report: Al-Qaeda's Jabhat al-Nusra Caught Allegedly with Sarin Gas inside Turkey - YouTube

UN adds al-Nusra to UN sanctions blacklist - StarTribune.com

McCain responds to accusations claiming that the Syrian rebels he was photographed with were involved in kidnapping Lebanese Shiite pilgrims - washingtonpost.com

VIDEO: FSA Merges with Jabhat al-Nusra in Aleppo - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: FSA Head General Idriss Defends Nusra Front Terrorists in Syria - YouTube

Al Qaeda training facility opens in Syria - Washington Free Beacon

VIDEO: Al Qaeda Trains Children in Syria - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 30

 

 

Syrian official: Assad will remain president until 2014, referendum needed on any peace deal - The Washington Post

Syria opposition makes demands before peace conference: Assad "must resign, alongside the heads of the military and security forces" - AFP

Syrian army seizes strategic air base near Qusair - Yahoo! News

Elite Syrian and Hezbollah troops in pivotal battle for Qusayr - GulfNews.com

Interview with President al-Assad to Lebanese al-Manar TV to Be Broadcast Thursday - SANA

‘The real problem is the Syrian opposition,’ says veteran dissident Kilo - Alarabiya.net English

Syria activists say national coalition fails to act for grassroots - AFP

Statement Issued by the Revolutionary Movement in Syria - Local coordination committees of Syria

How We Lost The Syrian Revolution, How the uprising calling for freedom and human rights degenerated into an orgy of bloodthirsty sectarian violence - Al-Monitor

Fourth man ‘kidnapped’ with Syrian bishops - hurriyetdailynews.com

Services collapsing in Syrian rebel-controlled areas - Ynetnews

Syria’s Oil Output Shrinks 95% Since Conflict – Minister - RIA Novosti

VIDEO: Syrian Army Retakes Dabaa Military Base - Qusayr - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Radical Wahhabis Bulldoze Historic Mausoleum of Prophet Abraham in Syria's Raqqa Province - YouTube

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U.N. Rights Council’s Resolution Calls for End to Fighting in Qusair,  Lavrov criticizes it as “odious and one-sided”- NYTimes.com

Reactions to the UN resolution on Syria - Inner City Press

UN rights chief urges big powers not to send arms to both sides in Syria- THE DAILY STAR

U.N. investigators say most Syria rebels not seeking democracy, suggest identifying groups acceptable to the West is difficult - Yahoo! News

Germany will never send arms to Syria militants: Merkel - PressTV

Many in Middle East oppose E.U. decision on Syria arms embargo - washingtonpost.com

How Libyan Weapons and Know-How Reach Anti-Assad Islamist Fighters - TIME.com

McCain Visited Kidnappers of Lebanese Pilgrims in Syria (PHOTOS)- Syria Report

Syrian rebel group, kidnapped UN soldiers, stole UN vehicles, executed soldiers, received foreign weapons (VIDEOS) - Syria Report

Syria: The imperative of de-escalation: Effective diplomacy needs to be inclusive – engaging Iran and accepting that Assad’s fate must not be a pre-condition - The European Council on Foreign Relations

White House says no-fly zone for Syria remains on table - Yahoo! News

Why Pentagon has doubts about no-fly zone over Syria (+VIDEO) - CSMonitor.com

Russia may revise ban on Syrian arms exports - Minister - Russia & India Report

S-300 Air Defense Systems Deployed at Snap Alert Drills - RIA Novosti

Iran “invited” to Syria peace conference, state media says - AFP

Turkey and Syria’s Kurds Edging Toward an Uneasy Peace? - Al-Monitor

Syria Kurds agreed over differences: official tells Kurdpress - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

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Syria News May 29

 

 

Russia Slams End of EU Arms Embargo, Will Send Air Defense Missiles to Syria to Deter Intervention by Foreign ‘Hot Heads’ - ABC News

Israeli defense chief indicates if Russia ships advanced missiles to Syria, they could be hit - The Washington Post

Report: Obama Asks Pentagon For Syria No-Fly Zone Plan - The Daily Beast

Pentagon pushes back against Syria no-fly zone report - The Hill's DEFCON Hill

White House: 'No pressure' to alter Syria policy after McCain meets with rebels - The Hill's Video

UK, France say can arm Syria rebels now but no immediate plans - Reuters

State Dept. applauds EU lifting arms embargo on Syrian rebels - The Hill's Global Affairs

Canada opposes arming Syria opposition - AFP

June 15-16 eyed for Geneva peace conference on Syria: diplomats - Reuters

Russia insists Iran join Syria peace conference - AFP

VIDEO: Russia to send S300 missiles to Syria to 'deter intervention & hotheads' - YouTube

VIDEO: William Hague: No plans to send arms to Syrian rebels 'at the moment' - Telegraph

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The Syrian opposition is in crisis, and it’s all on video (VIDEO) - Independent Editor's choice Blogs

VIDEO: Syrian opposition remains deeply divided, Low representation of liberals is one of the issues stalling National Coalition talks in Istanbul - Al Jazeera English

FSA Chief of Staff Gives Lebanon 24-Hour Ultimatum to Stop Hizbullah Intervention in Syria - Naharnet

AP Interview: FSA chief says EU countries must quickly ship arms after lifting embargo - AP

Syria: After Qusayr, Regime Eyes Aleppo - Al Akhbar English

Clashes Pit FSA Against Kurds in Aleppo Countryside - Al Akhbar English

Rebels Kidnap Hundreds of Syrian Kurds in Aleppo - aina.org

At least 15 prisoners killed in shelling of the Aleppo prison which rebel fighters have besieged - Yahoo! News Maktoob

Syria: West must talk to PYD, not back Jihadists - The Kurdistan Tribune

VIDEO: FSA Chief Salem Idriss: 24 hours deadline to Hezbollat to withdraw their men in Syria or we will give you hell - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Funeral of Syrian Reporter 'Yara Abbas' Shot By Rebels  - YouTube

VIDEO: Nusra Front takes responsibility for the Kisweh car bomb that killed no less than 5 civilians and injured several others - YouTube

VIDEO: Islamist extremists in Raqqa - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 28

 

 

Syria: EU Lifts Arms Embargo On Rebel Groups - Sky News

Britain warns it will go its own way on arming Syrian rebels - Telegraph

Exclusive: McCain Slips Across Border Into Syria, Meets With Rebels, they want the U.S. to provide arms, a no-fly zone, and strikes on Hezbollah - The Daily Beast

France's Le Monde says chemical weapons used by the Syrian government (VIDEO) - Le Monde

VIDEO: Victims of an alleged gas attack begin arriving at a hospital - LiveLeak.com

'Secret deal with Israel': UK newspaper claims Russia cancels alleged S-300 sales to Syria, Israel dismisses report - RT News

Jordan Mulling Deployment of Patriot Missiles Near Syria Border - IBTimes UK

Jordan jails jihadists for trying to go to Syria - Alarabiya.net 

Central bank: Iran offers Syria $4 billion credit line - AFP

Iran rejects French claim on its role in Syria war - Ahram Online

Maliki, Syrian FM discuss Syrian crisis - IraqiNews.com

Iraqi Shiites fight for Syrian government - The Washington Post

Iraq launches operation near Syria, Jordan border - alalam.ir

Israel's New Neighbor: Syrian Al-Qaeda Rebel Group - Israel National News

Turkey’s Opposition Leader Accuses Regime of Training Terrorists - FrontPage Magazine

‘S Arabia strikes arms deal with Turkey' - PressTV

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Syrian opposition fails to unify, a liberal bloc that could counter the Muslim Brotherhood was denied full membership in the National Coalition - The National

Syria government to attend Geneva peace conference - Channel NewsAsia

Syria Kurds want to take part in Geneva peace talks - NOW

Syrian domestic opposition vows positive participation in Geneva conference - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Syrian troops gain ground in Qusair offensive, TV reporter covering fighting killed by rebels who ambushed her car - The Washington Post

Rockets hit south Beirut after Hezbollah vows Syria victory - Reuters

11 killed as Syria rebels, Kurds clash - NOW

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Sky News Apps in Google Play - softpedia.com

VIDEO: Last Report by Journalist Yara Abbas Killed by Rebels in Qussayr - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Who Were the Victims Executed by Al Qaeda in Raqqa? The men are a dentist and a teacher. civilians from Alawite background - YouTube

VIDEO: Syrian Army Kills Rebel Leader in Qusayr Known as Bin Laden II - YouTube

VIDEO: Aleppo's Christians Fear For Religious Freedom - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 26

 

 

Hezbollah chief commits to victory in Syria, warning that the fall of the Damascus regime would give rise to Islamic extremists who pose a grave danger to Lebanon - AP

VIDEO: Hezbollah Leader: Islamist Takfiri Groups in Syria Pose a Grave Danger to Lebanon and to All Lebanese - YouTube

Hezbollah, Syrian government forces advance in border town - GlobalPost

Syria regime takes key Qusayr objective, army claims - AFP

At least 28 dead, 250 wounded in Sunni-Alawite clashes in Tripoli (PHOTOS, VIDEO) - RT News

Iraq forces strike Sunni militants near Syria - AFP

Between 180-200 French militants have fought in Syria: Le Monde - GlobalPost

Syrian Businessmen Help Assad Regime Survive - WSJ.com

VIDEO: Rebel Abu Hafs "the Libyan" lays down the law in Aleppo: theft, any breach of contracts or any form of cheating will punishable by decapitation - LiveLeak.com

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Syrian opposition delays a crucial vote to expand the coalition, Islamists think the secularists have been very soft on Assad - aljazeera.com

Syrian opposition in knots over Muslim Brotherhood - AFP

Syria opposition says kidnapped bishops 'in good health' - Yahoo! News UK

RADIO: Bishop of Aleppo gives an inside view of life in Syria's wartorn city - .radiovaticana.va

Kidnapped Syrian Armenian Hagop Mikaelyan released - Public Radio of Armenia

Saudi Arabia says Assad should not have role in Syria talks - AFP

Daughter of Qatari ruler Khalifa Al Thani says Doha’s support for Syria militants ‘scandalous’ - Friends of Syria

Syria: Britain in last ditch bid to persuade EU to relax arms embargo to rebels - Telegraph

Russia: No Evidence on Chemical Weapons' Use by the Government Forces in Syria- SANA, Syria

US does not know who used chemical weapons in Syria - The Voice of Russia

PLO delegation in Syria to discuss refugees - Maan News Agency

French soldier stabbed in neck by robed Muslim attacker - The Washington Post

Anti-Muslim actions rise in UK over slain soldier - Yahoo! News

 

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Syria News May 25

 

 

Russia Says Syria Will Attend Geneva Peace Talks - NYTimes.com

Is Bashar al-Assad winning the civil war in Syria? - Telegraph

Bashar al-Assad makes small but strategic gains in Syrian civil war - National Post

Israel, in reassessment, thinks Syria’s Bashar Assad will last awhile - MiamiHerald.com

Syria army can conduct successful operations at will: Germany’s BND - PressTV

Rebel Leaders Ask for Weapons from the West, The FSA could lose its fight against the regime of Assad within a few months, warns Idriss - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Saudi officials meets the Free Syrian Army’s Higher Military Command - TIME.com

Details on Syrian opposition's talks in Turkey - Hassan Hassan

Syria army says rebels trapped in Al-Qusayr's north - AFP

Al-Akhbar takes a close look at the Syrian army’s movements on the ground in Qusayr - Al Akhbar English

VIDEO: Russian state TV with Syrian troops in Qusayr - LiveLeak.com

Clashes in Lebanon’s Tripoli kills 23, says security source - Alarabiya.net 

VIDEO: FireFight During Night In Tripoli Lebanon - LiveLeak.com

Syrian state media: Rebels attack prison in northern city, leaving casualties among inmates - Fox News

Syria says Israeli vehicle entered its territory and was targeted heading to a rebel village - The Washington Post

Russian journalists have proof Syrian terrorists used chemical weapons - SyriaNews

ITV News Twitter account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army - Yahoo! News

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Obama to narrow focus of the "global" war on terrorism - The Boston Globe

VIDEO: Obama: The global war on terror, "like all wars, must end" - CBS News Video

Obama’s six-point plan to wind down the ‘war on terror' - washingtonpost

Biden, Maliki discuss importance of negotiated end to Syria conflict - KUNA

Discord Over Iran Role Shows Hurdles to Peace Talks on Syria - Businessweek

Iran dismisses claims about military presence in Syria - PressTV

Austria Wants EU Arms Embargo to Syria Extended - ABC News

EU must extend Syria arms embargo, Oxfam says - Alarabiya.net

Syria: Arab League Must 'Apologize' before Peace Role - Naharnet

Tensions Rise Between Iraqi, Syrian-Kurdish Parties - Al-Monitor

Syria Kurdish parties trade blames - Kurdpress News Aganecy

 

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Syria News May 24

 

 

Syrian opposition announces the creation of a military council of all the commanders of the groups fighting in Qusayr including Al Nusra -  Al Akhbar

The Battle for Qusayr: What Victory in Syria’s Latest Front Means for the War, Al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra has more than 2000 fighters there - TIME.com

VIDEO: Big groups of Syrian rebels heading to Qusayr for support - YouTube

Syrian army starts 2nd phase of Qusayr operation - alalam.ir

Battle for Qusayr: Syria Says Rebels’ Supply Routes Totally Cut - almanar.com

Lebanon Clashes Between Syria-Linked Alawites And Sunnis Kill At Least 6 - AFP

Young Lebanese rebel fighters leaving Syria for battle closer to home - The Washington Post

Lebanese Politics Affected By Syrian Battle for Qusair - Al-Monitor

Fighters primarily from Lebanon, Iran and Iraq, Enter Syria to Defend Shiites - Wall Street Journal 

Golan Heats Up as Front Line Between Syria and Israel - Al-Monitor

General says Israel poised for war on Syria if Assad falls, to prevent advanced weapons reaching jihadi rebels or Hezbollah guerrillas - Chicago Tribune

SNC asks for UN humanitarian aid corridor in Syria - World Bulletin

Arab League seeks Syria ceasefire - Oman Observer

Assad Meets Tunisian Delegation, Stresses Role of Arab Powers to Face Extremists, Takfiris - almanar.com

Syrian churches 'desperate', 'exhausted" - christiantoday.com

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Turkish officer in custody over leaks on Reyhanlı attack, Gendarmarie documents claimed that Al Nusra was planning a car bomb attack in Turkey - hurriyetdaily

Peace and Democracy Party Kürkçü Submits Official Inquiry to Turkey Interior Minister on RedHack Cables - Bianet / English

Redhack blog: Turkish Government tries to hide their responsibility for the bombings in Reyhanli by arresting innocent soldiers - redhack.tumblr.com

Redhack blog: Turkish Intelligence Services was aware of the bombs exploded in Reyhanli - redhack.tumblr.com

Turkey's MİT called off police prior to Hatay blasts - todayszaman

Turkey to build wall on border with Syria - APA

Syria's Civil War Fuels Violence in Iraq, Analysts say al-Qaida-linked militants are flowing back and forth from both countries (VIDEO) - VOA

Iraq launches counter-terrorism campaign along Syria border - Mawtani

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Obama meets Russian top security official who delivered Putin' letter, reaffirms his intent to strengthen US-Russia partnership - Voice of Russia

Erdogan deeply disappointed by the meeting with Obama - middleeastmonitor.com

Kerry pushes Europe to amend arms embargo on Syrian rebels- guardian.co.uk

Exclusive: U.S. State Dep To Bring Chemical Weapons Witnesses Out Of Syria - The Daily Beast

On Syria Chemical Weapons, UN's Angela Kane Has Russian Reporter Popova's Information, Prober Ake Sellstrom Next - Inner City Press

Scowcroft Argues for Diplomacy, Not Arming Rebels in Syria or Establishing a No-fly Zone - Washington Wire - WSJ

Syria opposition's Khatib proposes Assad "safe exit" AFP

 

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Syria News May 23

 

 

Syria opposition calls for for rebels across the country to send reinforcements in embattled Qusair - reuters.com

FSA Tawhid Brigade in Aleppo sends 300 support units to al-Qusayr - Anadolu Agency

Idriss to Washington Post: Free Syria Army has just received a new shipment of 35 tons of weapons from Saudi Arabia - moqawama.org

Syria Gov on the Battle for Qusayr: First Stage Ended Successfully, Second Stage Launched - almanar.com

Hizbullah-Backed Syrian Troops Advance in Northern Qusayr Town - Naharnet

Syrian Army detains Saudi, Qatari officers caught aiding rebel forces in Qusair - World Tribune

Qusayr Battle Far From Over - Al Akhbar English

Friends of Syria demands Hezbollah, Iran fighters withdraw - Yahoo! News

German Intelligence Believes Assad Regime Regaining Lost Power - SPIEGEL ONLINE

This Russian Mobile SAM Site Could Be a Serious Ace Up Syria's Sleeve - gizmodo.com

VIDEO: Intercepted Radio Conversations Gives An Insight Into The Fighting In Qusayr - Brown Moses Blog

Sectarian violence over Syria war rages in Lebanon's Tripoli - Yahoo! News

Attacks against Lebanese Alawites deepen fears - wwlp.com

The Jihadist Threat to Lebanon - Al-Monitor

UN: Fighting displaces 70-80% of Palestinians in Syria - AFP

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Sec’y of State Kerry says US, allies ready to step up aid to Syrian opposition in the event that the Assad regime is unwilling to negotiate - The Washington Post

Syria's Reaction to Proposed Peace Talks 'Constructive', Says Lavrov — Naharnet

Syrian Opposition’s Stance On Peace Talks ‘Not Reassuring’ - Lavrov - RIA Novosti

FSA chief Idriss says he would not attend the Geneva peace conference: "It's not valuable to go to negotiations when we are weak on the ground" - Washington Post

Kerry Mideast Talks on Syria to Include Russian Call for Involving Iran - VOA

UK sees no Syria peace deal with Assad in place - AFP

UK: EU Should Be Ready To Change Syria Arms Embargo To Pressure Assad - WSJ.com

Austria Ordered the Peacekeepers to Withdraw from Golan if EU Arms Initiated Syrian Revolts - Austrian Tribune

France says Syria's Assad must give up power to end war - Reuters

Qatar PM says Assad departure a must for Syria peace - AFP

US Syria Arms Bill Real Bad For Russia - Business Insider

British politician compares London machete attack to U.K. policy in Syria, Killer: “The only reasons we have done this is because Muslims are dying every day" - washingtonpost.com

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Hacker Group Redhack Releases Alleged Turkey's Gendarmerie Intelligence Unit Cables on Reyhanlı, Al Nusra Suspected to be Related to the Blasts - Bianet

PHOTOS: Photos of the gendarmerie’s Reyhanlı attack document - CyberGuerrilla soApboX

Turkey shuts Syria border crossing after deadly bombs - Yahoo! News

Syria: 10,000 people at the gates of Turkey - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Turkey and Saudi Arabia reiterated their common understanding on the civil war in Syria - hurriyetdailynews.com

Iraqi forces dismantle cell linked to Jabhat al-Nusra in Syria - Mawtani

Al Nusra leader in hiding after disputed merger - Worldnews.com

 

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Syria News May 22

 

Syrian and Hezbollah Fighters Push Qusayr Assault - NYTimes.com

Hezbollah sends new fighters to bloody Syria battle - Yahoo!7

Syria: Turning Point in the Battle of Qusayr - Al Akhbar English

FSA Warns Shiite/Alawite Towns Will Be Wiped Out if Qusair Falls to Government Troops, “We don’t want this to happen, but it will be a reality imposed on everyone” - Bloomberg

VIDEO (Arabic): FSA Colonel: Shiite/ Alawite Villages Will be Wiped Out if Qusair Falls - YouTube

Syria: Main al-Nusra Front commander killed in Qusayr clashes - PressTV

State Dep official: Iranians joining Hezbollah in key Syria battle, His information was based on reports from FSA commanders - AFP

Footage from rebels shows Iranian munitions in Syria - The Times of Israel

U.K. Pushes EU Blacklisting of Hezbollah Military Wing - WSJ.com

Tripoli braces for the worst as fighting enters fourth day - THE DAILY STAR

Baalbek residents back Hezbollah in Qusair fight - THE DAILY STAR

Israeli military chief issues stark warning after Syria, Israel trade fire across border - Fox News

Syrian army says captured Israeli Jeep is proof of aid to rebels - FRANCE 24

VIDEO: Israeli Jeep Used by FSA Terrorists Found in Qusayr by the Syrian Army - YouTube

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UN mediator: Syria government, rebels preparing for peace talks - NBC World News

Syria submits five names for possible peace talks - AFP

Syria Opposition Signals Tough Line on Peace Talks - ABC News

Syrian National Coalition to partake in 'Friends of Syria' talks - Ammon News

Iran wants in on Syria peace conference - AFP

Turkey's green light to Iran role in Syria talks a welcome step - todayszaman

Lavrov warns of hidden obstacles in upcoming conference on Syria - Russia Beyond The Headlines

Russia's Lavrov on Solving Syria through Diplomacy (Text of Interview) - Informed Comment

Top Russian security official visits US, He will deliver Putin’s response to a letter Obama sent in April - RT Russian politics

US President Obama to visit Russia with the Syrian crisis expected to top the agenda - hurriyetdailynews.com

Senate panel delivers bipartisan rebuke to Obama with vote to arm Syrian rebels - The Hill's Global Affairs

Armed, Bearded Syrians Flourish In Southern Turkey  - al-monitor.com

Three Chemical Weapon Specialist Answer Questions About Chemical Weapons In Syria - Brown Moses Blog

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Tensions Rise as Barzani Closes Syrian-Iraqi Kurdistan Border - Al-Monitor

Barzani warns PYD over its Syria policy in deepening row - todayszaman

Border Arrests Reveal Disunity, Conflict Among Syrian Kurds - Al-Monitor

 

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Syria News May 21

 

 

Battle in Syria Pulls Hezbollah Further Into Assad’s War - NYTimes.com

Obama voices concern to Lebanon on Hezbollah role in Syria - Reuters

Syria Says the Army Restores Security and Stability to Most of al-Qseir in Homs- SANA, Syria

Idriss says Free Syrian Army well armed and determined to defend the city, warns Lebanon to restrain Hezbollah - THE DAILY STAR

Senior Hizbullah Official Killed in Syria Fighting - Israel National News

FSA: Mustafa Badreddine Leading Hizbullah Operations in Qusayr — Naharnet

Hariri slams state inaction over Hezbollah role in Syria - THE DAILY STAR

Tensions over Syria convulse Lebanese city again, 5 killed - Reuters

Attacks kill 95 in Iraq, hint of Syrian spillover - Yahoo! News

Iraqi campaign boosts Iraq-Syria border security - Al-Shorfa

Tribal and Islamist clashes in Syria reveal deep divisions - The National

Syria's Raqa opposition chief kidnapped, NGO says - afp

Video shows Syrian Islamists flogging men over illegal marriage - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: Sharia in Syria - whipping of men - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Evidence Of Iranian Arms Provided To Syria In The Past 18 Months - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO: Syria crisis: 'Iraqi Shia fighters' join regime in battle - BBC News

VIDEO: Syria's makeshift oil refineries: 'It is like hell' –  guardian.co.uk

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Friends of Syria to push for peace conference - AFP

Russia: Assad foes must come to Syria meeting without conditions - Reuters

Syria top priority as Saudi crown prince visits Turkey - Alarabiya.net

William Hague hints at veto of Syria arms ban - FT.com

Syrian opposition meets in Madrid over conflict - AFP

Syria, Russia, and the S-300: Military and Technical Background - canadafreepress.co

VIDEO: The coalition of peaceful change forces welcomes peace initative for Syria - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 19

 

 

Syria's Assad says he won't leave before elections are held in his country - Yahoo! News

VIDEO: Interview: Bashar al-Assad on Syria and the international community – guardian.co.uk

Syrian troops advance in northern, southern areas as rebels storm central towns - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Syrian army thwarts infiltration from Lebanon - AFP

Official: Gunmen abduct father of Syria deputy FM - AFP

Syrian opposition considers sacking its interim PM Hitto - McClatchy

Kurdish Youth Groups in Syria Blame Opposition Parties for Divisions - Rudaw

One Year After the Houla Massacre. New Report on Official vs. Real Truth - globalresearch.ca 

Was The Attack In Saraqeb Chemical Weapons, Or Something Else (VIDEOS)? - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO: Saudi cannibal rebel in Syria is interviewed, He ate the heart of a soldier - YouTube

VIDEO: The "Osama bin Laden" brigade, It belongs to the Souqour Dimashq (Hawks of Damascus) Battalion of the “Free Syrian Army” - YouTube

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Turkey "softens opposition" to Syria conference, Obama sways Erdogan on Russia-US brokered peace deal - AFP

VIDEO: Angered by Erdogan’ policy towards Syria hundreds of protesters clash with Turkish police near Syrian border - RT News

VIDEO: Turkish citizens blame government negligence for border town blasts - YouTube

US Secretary of Defense : US, Russia "are doing their best to convince the powers in the region to be cautious against any escalation in military options" in Syria- SANA, Syria

Putin sending a letter to Obama,The key message will be that Russia and the US must jointly respond to global challenges - Russia Beyond The Headlines

Assad accuses Israel of providing intelligence to Syrian rebels -  Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Tunisia to reopen its embassy in Syria - Medafrica Times

Lebanon arrests a network smuggling Syrian antiquities - Ya Libnan

Hackers target Saudi government websites - Al Jazeera English

 

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Syria News May 18

 

 

Russia provides Syria with advanced missiles, To counter any effort at imposing a naval embargo, establishing a no-fly zone or carrying out limited airstrikes - NYTimes.com

Russia boosts fleet off Syria, A warning to the West and Israel not to intervene in Syria's bloody civil war - WSJ

US general slams Russia for giving Syria anti-ship missiles, calls it an "unfortunate decision that will embolden the regime" - AP

Russia defends weapons shipments to Syria, “There is absolutely no danger that these systems may end up in the hands of Hezbollah" -  latimes.com

Russia has data that Israel targeted Syrian defense facilities in May: Lavrov - Strategic-Culture.org

Syria not a bargaining chip in relations with West : Lavrov - RT Russian politics

Fox News Video Allegedly Shows Israeli Special Forces Returning From A Mission In Syria (VIDEO) - Business Insider

France opposes Syria conference if Iran to attend - Reuters

Turkey's Erdogan says U.N. must decide on any Syria no-fly zone - Reuters

Peacekeepers in Golan Abducted but Released by Rebels - NYTimes.com

Number of Syrian refugees tops 1.5 million mark, says UN agency - United Nations News Centre

Moscow ‘Hopeful’ on Syria Chemical Weapons Inspections, "the Syrian government has expressed readiness - after that place near Aleppo is inspected - to consider requests for inspections in other parts of the country” - RIA Novosti

Financial Times becomes the latest victim of the Syrian Electronic Army as its website and Twitter accounts get hacked - The Next Web

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Qatar bankrolls Syrian revolt with cash and arms, has spent as much as $3bn over the past two years supporting the rebellion - FT.com

How Qatar seized control of the Syrian revolution, Yet it also stands accused of dividing the opposition - FT.com

Insight: Syria's Nusra Front eclipsed by Iraq-based al Qaeda - Reuters

Jabhat al-Nusra and The Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (VIDEOS) - Brown Moses Blog

Vice and virtue police gain foothold in rebel-held territory in Syria to enforce a strict and brutally imposed form of Islamic rule - USAToday

Syrian rebels demand weapons before talks - The Washington Post

Syrian opposition to name new president in Istanbul - hurriyetdailynews.com

Syrian Oil Becomes Fault Line In War, the European Union lifting of the oil embargo on the opposition is likely to stir up Kurdish-Arab strife - aina.org

Syrian grain imports pick up despite worsening war - Ahram Online

Germany fears return of European jihadists in Syria, Up to 700 Europeans are fighting the Assad regime - The Guardian

Iraqis in southern city mourn 2 Shiite fighters killed in Syria - Fox News

Sectarianism in Iraq stoked by Syrian war - The Washington Post

 

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Syria News May 17

 

 

Obama: Syrian peace talks may yield results, No magic formula to end the civil war - The Hill

Obama says U.S. won't act alone on chemical weapons in Syria - latimes.com

VIDEO: Obama and Erdogan: We both agree that Assad needs to go. He needs to transfer power to a transitional body - YouTube

VIDEO: Obama: I preserve the options of taking additional steps on Syria—both diplomatic and military - www.foxreno.com

Russia: Iran should take part in Syria conference - AFP

West wants to limit participants of coming conference on Syria, to virtually determine result: Lavrov - The Voice of Russia

Lavrov says Russia will send top air-defense system S-300 to Assad - The Times of Israel

Russian warships enter Mediterranean to form permanent task force - RT News

Russia wary of attacks by rebels returning from Syria - Reuters

VIDEO: Lavrov wants all Syrian voices at the table, barring terrorists - Ruptly

EU to block arming of Syrian rebels to give a US-Russian peace initiative time to work - Telegraph

In UN General  Assembly on Syria, 107 Votes Is "Big Loss for Qatar" - Inner City Press

MAP: How the world voted on a U.N. resolution on Syria - washingtonpost.com

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Graph on casualty levels in Syria: there is a definite correlation between the level of monthly casualties and the shipping in of arms to the rebels (GRAPH) - LiveLeak.com

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: 41.000 Alawites killed in Syria, between 34-43 percent of all dead although Alawites only make up 10 percent of the population - abna

Syria Execution Video: Jabhat Al Nusra Jihadists Kill Regime Supporters (VIDEO) - Huffington Post

Syrian troops push back rebels who stormed central prison in northern city of Aleppo - The Washington Post

Syrian rebels launch offensive in south to reverse losses - Reuters

Report: Iran told Nasrallah to prevent Assad downfall 'at all costs' - Ynetnews

CIA head visits Israel to discuss Syria, Iran's nuclear program - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

US sets sanctions on 4 ministers in Assad's government, leader of al-Nusra - Fox News

Iraqi forces bust cell with ties to Jabhat al-Nusra - Al-Shorfa

Syria erects earth mounds along border with Lebanon - THE DAILY STAR

VIDEO: When I met the Syrian rebel who 'ate soldier's heart' - Channel 4 News

VIDEO: Video Of An Unknown Object Reportedly Dropped From A Helicopter During The Alleged Chemical Attack In Saraqeb, Idlid - Brown Moses Blog

 

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Syria News May 16

 

 

Israeli Official Signals Possibility of More Syria Strikes, Warning Syria Not to Hit Back - NYTimes.com

Netanyahu to Putin: 'Your missile sales to Assad could trigger war' - The Times of Israel

In meeting with Netanyahu, Putin did not commit not to provide Damascus with S-300 missiles systems - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Iran's FM: Assad 'Unimpressed' by Israeli Attacks - Israel National News

Report: Iran convinced Assad to allow Hezbollah to attack Israel from Golan, However officials in the Arab world expressed doubt over it - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Syria: Hezbollah fighters reached the border with Jordan - SyriaNews

The imminent Hezbollah-Nusra war - AFP

Iraqi officials: Extremist groups seek to fuel sectarian conflict in Syria - Mawtani

Hundreds of Turkish students condemn government's Syria policy, clash with police in the capital Ankara - PressTV

PHOTOS: Satellite images show damage caused by alleged Syria strike - JPost 

VIDEO: Syria air strike: Hizbollah TV station broadcast aftermath of Israeli attack - YouTube

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Kerry, Lavrov "very, very hopeful" on Syria peace talks plan - Yahoo! News

UN General  Assembly condemns Assad’s forces, urges support for Syria opposition; Russia opposed - Reuters

Syria UN Envoy Al-Jaafari: Draft Resolution Submitted to General Assembly Seeks to Inflame Situation in Syria - Syrian TV

Syrian opposition not to attend Friends of Syria meeting in Jordan: minister - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Syrian Minister: Removal Of Assad Means Destruction Of Syria - NPR

Obama to Seek $200 Million to Help Jordan With Syrian Refugees - Bloomberg

Iraq: Syrian Refugees' Health Deteriorates at Domeez Camp - Doctors Without Borders

Syrian refugees sell daughters in bid to survive VIDEO - CBS News

Confirming poison gas use in Syria will be tough task - Yahoo! News

Berlin Sees Chemical Weapons As Trigger for Intervention in Syria - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Iraq Then, Syria Now? The New York Times coverage of allegations of chemical weapons use by Syria - FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

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Civilians Come Under Fire From Rebels, Sky's Editor Tim Marshall witnesses a crowd of pro-regime demonstrators being shot at in Damascus VIDEO - Sky News

'He will be punished severely': Free Syrian Army vows to hunt down rebel commander Abu Sakkar filmed eating government soldier's 'heart' - The Independent

Guns and Money Divide Syrian Rebels - The Daily Beast

The Muslim Brotherhood Prepares for a Comeback in Syria - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Iraqi Kurds Reportedly Fighting Among Jihadists in Syria - aina.org

VIDEO: Extended interview with Brown Moses about the Syria jihadist execution video - YouTube

VIDEO: New Rebel Army Forms in Eastern Ghouta led by Jabhat al Nusra and Ahrar al-Sham May-13 - YouTube

VIDEO: Controversy Over Tunisian Jihadists Fighting in Syria - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 15

 

 

Syria Gives Russia List of Envoys to Peace Talks - NYTimes.com

Kerry says the “core group” of countries that support the rebels and Free Syrian Army chief have agreed to the peace talks  - The Hill

Lavrov criticizes U.S.-proposed choice of participants in Syria conference, suggests that Iran and Saudi Arabia be invited - Russia Beyond The Headlines

No moves to shake up situation in Syria – Putin to Netanyahu - RT News

5 Questions on Russian S-300 Missile System Sales to Syria - RIA Novosti

Austria determined to keep EU's Syria arms embargo, says UK push to arm rebels would violate international law - guardian.co.uk

Qatar says to tighten control of the arms flow to Syria to keep weapons out of the hands of al Qaeda-linked Islamist fighters - Reuters

Arab League: Syria seat not yet given to coalition because it has not formed a government - ArabNews

Syria developments suggest Assad may go out quietly after all, In any case his staying power hasn't run its course - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

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The Islamic State Of Iraq And Al-Sham (Nusra/Qaeda) Executes Three Men In Raqqa Stating That It Is In Retaliation For Alleged Sunni Massacres (VIDEOS) - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO: Residents of Raqqa rally in protest against the Al Nusra executions - YouTube

Exclusive: “We Will Slaughter All of Them.” Interview With The Rebel Who Cut out and Ate The Heart of a Soldier  - TIME.com

FSA, Al Nusra and others unite to retake strategic town near Damascus, Their flag with declaration: "There is no god but God; Mohammad is God's prophet" - Reuters

Excitement fades to despair in rebel-held Syria as war grinds on - CSMonitor.com

Free Syrian Army Chief of Staff: Israel is an Enemy Country collaborating with Syrian President Bashar Assad -  Algemeiner.com

Report: Hizbullah Fighters Advance to Syria-Jordan Border - Naharnet

Al Nusra linked Jordan salafists: Fighting Hezbollah militants a top priority - MTV

Attacks Against Lebanese Alawites Deepen Fears - ABC News

Sinai: Foreign Militiamen Trained to Join Fight in Syria - almanar.com

More and More Europeans Are Flying to Syria to Fight Assad - VICE United Kingdom

Syrian Kurdish parties capture Kurdish youths waging jihad - al-monitor.com 

Terrorists in Syria stole 1000 year minbar of Aleppo Kaber Mosque - islamicinvitationturkey

New Syrian opposition group formed, appears to be an attempt to counterbalance the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood - Alarabiya.net 

The Structure and Organization of the Syrian Opposition - Center for American Progress

VIDEO: Syrian National Coalition discusses rebels' videos - YouTube

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Syria says ready for joint inquiry on Turkey attacks - Alarabiya.net

Erdogan Rejects Syrian Proposal of Joint Inquiry on Reyhanli Blasts - AFP

Turkish PM criticizes main opposition’s Syria stance - hurriyetdailynews.com

Turkish Court Imposes Media Clampdown on Reyhanli Bombing - Al-Monitor

Turkish MP blames Al Nusra for border town attack - The National

Reports suggest Syrian opposition involvement in Turkish bombings, the cars that were used had been smuggled into the country from areas controlled by Nusra Front - World Socialist Web Site

VIDEO: Turkish civilians attack FSA propaganda booth in Turkish market - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Syria - One of the biggest stadiums chanted for the resignation of Turkish government - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syria News May 14

 

 

Syria rebels lose control of key town on road between Jordan and Damascus, new advance in regime's campaign to drive rebels from strategic south - CBS News

ICRC: Hundreds of armed groups hold swathes of north Syria, while government forces have consolidated their hold on the capital - Reuters 

Syrian army takes villages near Qusayr - AFP

Abandoned arms as Syria rebels pull back near Qusayr - AFP

Weapons, ammunition shipments slowing to Syria’s moderate rebel factions - McClatchy

Syrians losing patience, confidence in revolution - Reno Gazette-Journal 

Syria: Assad Still Popular In Parts Of Country (VIDEO) - Sky News

Six ways Assad has turned the tide in Syria - washingtonpost.com

Syria declares troops have right to enter Golan, a veiled threat toward Israel to stay out of Syria’s conflict - The Boston Globe

Report: German freelance journalist detained in Syrian city of Aleppo - Fox News

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Obama pushes for Syria peace talks but warns of huge challenges - Reuters

Syria Opposition: Consult Allies Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar Before Peace Push - ABC News

US-Russia plan for Syria talks ‘slipping’ to June, State Dep: “The goal here is of course to get representatives of both sides to the table” - Alarabiya.net 

Western Stance on Syria Becomes More Realistic - Syria PM Jamil - RIA Novosti

Saudi Arabia has decided to explore dialogue with its great regional rival Iran for ending the Syrian conflict - DEBKAfile

In Saudi, Iran FM Warns of Syria Breakup - Naharnet

Lavrov urges Iran presence in Syria talks - alalam.ir

Putin Vows Snap Military Drills in Future – Kremlin - RIA Novosti

Israel Minister Criticizes Russia Over Syria Arms - ABC News

Turkey’s Syria policies are criticized as Erdogan prepares to meet with Obama - The Washington Post

Former opposition leader Khatib berates Syrian National Coalition - .arabstoday.net

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Atrocity: Omar al-Farouq Brigade Commander Abu Sakkar Ate Syrian Soldier's Heart - Human Rights Watch

"Sometimes you cannot apply the rules" - Syrian rebels and international humanitarian law - IRIN

Syrian rebels on international humanitarian law: In their own words - IRIN

VIDEOS: Omar al-Farouq Brigade Commander Abu Sakkar Cutting Flesh Of A Corpse, And Apparently Eating It - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO: Formation Al-Omar and Al-Farooq Battalion - FSA - YouTube

VIDEO: Syria opposition coalition publishes videos on rules of war - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 13

 

Turkey Arrests Nine in Deadly Bombings, Blames a militia led by a Turkish Alawite linked to Syria regime - Bloomberg

Damascus denies responsibility for Turkey bombings - AFP

Erdogan says country won’t be drawn into Syria conflict after deadly bombings - The Washington Post

Turkey says world must act against Syria after bombings - Reuters

Turkey opposition criticizes Erdogan's Syria policy  - todayszaman

Why is Turkey Building a Tent City for Syrian Christians?

VIDEOS: Links To Photos And Videos From The Reyhanli Car-Bombings - Brown Moses Blog

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Assad forces gaining ground in Syria, Analyst: the insurgency does not pose an existential threat to the regime - The Washington Post

Syria Christian village breathes easier as army advances on Qusayr - AFP

On the Golan Heights, the people are (mostly) with Assad - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Palestinian-Syrian group forming units to fight for Golan - JPost 

Rebel Rockets Hurt Two in Hermel, Aimed at pressuring Hizbullah to end its fighting in Syria - Naharnet

Syrian Rebels Release 4 UN Filipino Peacekeepers - ABC News

UN praises Qatar key role in release of Golan peacekeepers - Saudi Gazette

Syria Promises Ibrahim to Help in Abducted Lebanese Pilgrims Case - Naharnet

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Under the black flag of al-Qaeda, the Syrian city Raqqa ruled by gangs of extremists - Telegraph

VIDEO: : Telegraph dispatch from Raqqa, Syria - Telegraph

PHOTOS: Exclusive pictures from Syria by Telegraph photographer David Rose - Telegraph

Syrian rebels, including FSA groups, fund their fighting through looting, smuggling and selling antiquities - conflict antiquities

Al Qaeda’s £168million cocaine smugglers, paid for the cocaine with weapons and cash looted in Libya - Money Jihad

Al-Jaafari to UNSC: Jabhet al-Nusra Claimed Responsibility for 600 Terrorist Acts in Syria in One Year - The Santos Republic

800 Tunisian Islamists fighting in Syria, minister says - NOW

Claims Australians killed in Syria were fighters, not aid workers - SMH

VIDEO: Insurgent Eats Heart of Syrian Soldier - YouTube

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Syrian opposition to meet to decide whether to join peace talks - Reuters

Russian official says Syria conference not possible in May, there are disagreements over who should have the right to take part - Yahoo! News

Gates: US military involvement in Syria a 'mistake' - NOW'

Drugs, prostitution and official corruption: Syrian refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan - ekurd

VIDEO: Direct U.S. military involvement in Syria "would be a mistake," says Gates - CBS News Video

VIDEO: US ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford poses with rebel of Aleppo - LiveLeak.com

VIDEO: Geraldo Rivera: My Sources Tell Me Benghazi Was About Running Missiles to Syrian Rebels -TheBlaze.com

VIDEO: Moaz al-Khatib Exposes Roles of Saudi Arabia and Qatar in the Syrian Crisis on al-Jazeera - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syria News May 11

 

Biden: US not to jump the gun on Syria, He stresses that it remains unclear who owned the chemical weapons and used them - AFP

VIDEO: Biden outlines US policy on Syrian conflict - Firstpost Topic

Hagel: ‘Political, not military’ solutions needed in Syria and Iran - Alarabiya.net 

No new S-300 supplies planned after Russia finalizes standing Syrian weapons contracts - Lavrov - RT News

Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Moscow, discuss Russian arms sales to Syria - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Russian Pacific Fleet Warships to Appear in Eastern Mediterranean Sea - LiveLeak.com

Germany spy chief visited Syria: Report - PressTV

Saudis, Qatar fire UN torpedo at US-Russia sponsored Syrian peace conference, The resolution condemns the Syrian government and blames it for the use of chemical weapons-  Asia Times Online

Syria's chemical arsenal nearly 1,00 tons, watchdog chief says - Anadolu Agency

VIDEO: Nuclear arms expert discusses chemical weapons in Syria - Alarabiya.net

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Insight: In eastern Syria oil smugglers makes European hopes of buying crude from President Assad's opponents a distant prospect - Reuters

Al Nusra Front to be added to UN sanctions list as terrorist organization, diplomats say - AFP

Hezbollah and Al Qaeda Fighters Edging Closer to Confrontation - ABC News

3 Lebanese jihadists killed in Syria, 36 others missing - THE DAILY STAR

Nine arrested in Lebanon for smuggling weapons into Syria and planning to carry out a terrorist attack - THE DAILY STAR

Militants in Syria shell Lebanese border areas - abna.ir

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon number 55,000 - THE DAILY STAR

Syrian army warns civilians to leave Qusayr - Alarabiya.net 

Al Manar TV: 3500 militant rebels in Qusayr offering to surrender to Syria’s Assad - Zimbio

Is Saudi Arabia behind the substitution of Syrian opposition PM Hitto? - The Syrian Observer News

Syrian Opposition Figure Faces Allegations of Money Laundering in France, Allegedly involved in Syrian artifacts smuggling through Lebanon and Turkey - SyriaNews

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Are PKK Fighters Moving to Syria? - Al-Monitor

The proliferation of armed Syrian Kurdish groups sets the stage for internecine conflicts - Syria News

 

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Syria News May 10

 

U.S. Presses Russia on Syria Arms Sale (VIDEO) - WSJ.com

U.S. Is Warned Russia Plans Syria Arms Sale - WSJ.com

Israel asks Russia not to sell Syria advanced S-300 air shield: officials - Reuters

Deputy FM: Syria will 'respond immediately' to any Israeli strike - Yahoo!7

Assad: We have decided to give Hezbollah everything, it is not just an ally, we share the same destiny - almanar.com

Hezbollah: Syria to supply “game-changing” weapons to militia (VIDEO) - Chicago Sun-Times

Hezbollah offers to help Syria fight for Israel-occupied Golan - Yahoo! News

Syria troops, Hezbollah advancing on Qusayr, NGO says - Alarabiya.net 

Interview: NATO Supreme Allied Commander on Syria and Soft Power, warns Syria may ‘break apart’ post-Assad - The Atlantic

VIDEO: Deputy FM Muqdad: We'll 'Respond Immediately' to Any New Israeli Strike - LiveLeak.com

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Syria to let in UN experts to investigate chemical arms use — RT News

Damascus Welcomes Russia-US Rapprochement on Syria Crisis - RIA Novosti

Proposed UN General Assembly resolution backs political transition in Syria, condemns regime, Russia urges other countries to vote "no" - Fox News

Exclusive: Opposing Qatar's Syria Draft UNGA Resolution, Russia Cites Lavrov - Kerry Peace Conference , Letter Here - Inner City Press

France wants U.N. to label Syria's al-Nusra Front a terrorist group - Yahoo! News

Brahimi to stay on as Syria envoy after Russia-US bid, UN says

Exclusive: Turkish PM Erdogan: Syria has crossed red line, used chemical weapons VIDEO) - NBC World News

Turkey would support U.S.-led no-fly zone in Syria - NBC - Yahoo!7

Turkey steps up chemical weapons tests on Syria casualties - Reuters

Reports: Warnings about Syria from the US to Ankara especially about the support provided for pro-al-Qaeda “jihadist” elements - hurriyetdailynews.com

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SNC acting chief: Abducted Aleppo bishops 'in good health', held in a small village northwest of Aleppo by a rebel group - Al Bawaba

The Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq to train Syrian Kurds to stop extremists gaining ground - FT.com

60% of Syrian oil controlled by Kurds: PYD leader Salih Muslim - ekurd

Europe and the Politics Of Syrian Oil - Al-Monitor

Top U.S. Official Meets With Rebels Inside Syria - WBUR & NPR

Syrian opposition coalition's acting president urges U.S. action - chicagotribune.com

New report on the Muslim Brotherhood - Syria Comment

Al-Nusra Front denies chief wounded in Syria - AFP

Syrian Warplanes Pound Rebels Near Northern Mannagh Air Base - AP

Syrian army launches new operations in Banias - World Bulletin

Syrian troops advance in central city of Homs - Las Vegas Sun News

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Speaking with an Alleged Member of the Syrian Electronic Army About the 'Onion' Twitter Hack - VICE United States

No joke: The Onion tells how Syrian Electronic Army hacked its Twitter - Ars Technica

 

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Syria News May 9

 

Syrian opposition would find it impossible to hold peace talks over a transitional government that still has Assad at its head - Reuters

White House says Syria's future can't include Assad despite efforts to lure rebels, regime into talks - The Washington Post

VIDEO: Carney: Assad Does Not Represent Syrian People - Yahoo! Finance Canada

US unveiling extra $100 million humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees - AFP

Pentagon Plans for the Worst in Syria - WSJ.com

EU "very satisfied" with US-Russia Syria accord - AFP

Brahimi Calls Russia-US Deal on Syria ‘Significant Step’ - RIA Novosti

Jordan, Iran Agree on Need For Political Solution in Syria - Al-Monitor

Saudi Arabia takes over from Qatar to deal with the Syrian opposition, as great powers begin to agree on general principles for a solution - Hassan Hassan 

Canada urges political solution in Syria - AFP

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Syrian troops push into strategic town along highway to Jordan - Reuters

FSA commanders say that entire units have gone over to al-Nusra while others have lost a quarter or more of their strength - The Guardian

US Intelligence Asked Moderate Syrian Rebels to Fight Al-Nusra - thenational.ae

Watchdog: Jihadist al-Nusra chief wounded near Damascus - Alarabiya.net 

Syrian rebels release video of captive peacekeepers (VIDEO) - The Times of Israel

UN pulls back Golan peacekeepers after abduction- AFP

Al-Assad tries to open safe corridor for Alawites, says Turkish FM - hurriyetdailynews.com

Thousands of Hezbollah fighters in Syria protecting Assad regime’s escape route? - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

Israeli- and Hizballah-controlled enclaves take shape inside Syria - DEBKAfile

Hezbollah seeking more arms after Israeli raid on Syria - NOW

Fatah: Resistance doesn't take orders from Syria - JPost

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Evidence suggests Al-Nusra used riot control agents, Symptoms are respiratory problems as those described by people who were under "chemical weapons" attacks - M of A

Jabhat Al-Nusra Photographed With "Chemical Weapons" that May be Riot Control Agents (PHOTO) - Brown Moses Blog

Alleged chemical weapon delivery systems in Syria are more likely less-lethal munitions - The Rogue Adventurer

VIDEO: Investigating Syrian rebels’ chemical weapons claims - Today Show

VIDEO: FSA Leader Says Syrian Govt Used Chemical Weapons 4 Times - Today Show

Growing signs Syria uses chemical weapons: Britain's Cameron - Yahoo! News

Britain lays out plan for arming Syrian rebels amid fears of 'likely' chemical weapons attack - Telegraph

Britain launches new drive to lift EU arms ban on Syria - Reuters

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Kurdish Group Gaining Autonomy In Northern Syria - Al-Monitor

‘Westren Kurdistan could be a model for a free and democratic Syria’: PYD leader Salih Muslim - ekurd

Divisions Plague Kurdish Opposition Groups in Syria - Rudaw

 

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Syria News May 8

 

Russia, U.S. agree to push both Syria sides to find a negotiated solution, to hold a peace conference attended by Assad government and opposition - Alarabiya.net English

VIDEO: Joint Lavrov and Kerry conference in Moscow - YouTube

Obama: We need proof of Syria chemical weapons use, "I don't make decisions based on perceived evidence" - usatoday.com

VIDEO: Obama on Syria: I don't make decisions based on perceived evidence - NBCNews.com

Army chief of staff Odierno: Syria rebels will prevail, but sequester makes U.S. intervention risky - The E-Ring

On Syria Sarin, UN Ban Ki Spokesman Won't Say If Sellstrom Has Got or Wants Del Ponte Info - Inner City Press

Syrian Opposition to Discuss Replacing Hitto as Interim PM–Source - Asharq Alawsat English Mobile

VIDEO: Interview with Syrian opposition PM Hitto: Negotiated end to Syria's civil war? - CNN.com Blogs

VIDEO: Syrian National Coalition member discusses allegations of chemical weapons use - Al Jazeera Blogs

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Syria Civil War: Rebel Group Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade Abducts Four UN Peacekeepers - IBTimes UK

VIDEO: More Filipino UN peacekeepers ‘held by Syrian rebels’ - euronews

FSA leader Idriss says he has little influence over what the rebels do, no authority over some of the largest factions but coordinates with Islamic extremists - fresnobee.com

Iran Warns Syrian Rebels After Report of Shrine Desecration - NYTimes.com

International effort for the release of the Bishops kidnapped, but beware of fake mediators - Fides News Agency

Chatting About 'Game of Thrones' with Syria's Most Feared Islamic Militants - VICE United States

Danish jihadist killed while fighting for Muhajireen Brigade in Syria - The Long War Journal

FSA brigade pledges to fight Hezbollah’s Qusayr advances - nosratashraf.com

VIDEO: Syrian army gains control of strategic Qusayr suburban areas - YouTube

Turkey’s Kurdish solution process paves the way for PYD in Syria- report - World Bulletin

Syria Internet Goes Down, Traffic Monitoring Sites Confirm

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Assad says Syria able to face Israel but stops short of threatening retaliation - CBC News

Syrian authorities give the "green light" to the military to respond to any Israeli aggression without referring back to them - NOW

Palestinian group says Syria OKs attacks on Israel - usatoday.com

Iran FM meets Assad, says time to dissuade Israel - NOW

UN complains to Israel about violations of Lebanese airspace - Reuters

 

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Syria News May 7

 

 

UN: No conclusive proof chemical weapons used in Syria - NOW

Statement from the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria (chemical weapons), The Commission is scheduled to issue its findings to the Council on 3 June - ohchr.org

White House skeptical Syrian rebels used chemical weapons, "We find it highly likely that ...if they were in fact used in Syria...the Assad regime was responsible" - Yahoo! News

Moscow Sees No Hard Evidence of Chemical Weapons in Syria - RIA Novosti

US State Dep official: Syrian rebels lack 'ability or intent' to use chemical weapons - MBC World News

Al Qaeda's track record with chemical weapons - CNN.com

Senate Dem introduces bill to arm Syria opposition - Fox News

Syrian Opposition Groups Deny Chemical Weapons Attack - US News and World Report

FSA Commander Idris issued this statement in response to suspicions of opposition chemical weapons use - YALLA SOURIYA

U.N. chemical weapons chief: time is running out to get to the scene of the crime in Syria - Turtle Bay

Will The UN Find Sarin In Syria? - Medical Daily

VIDEO: UN commissioner Carla Del Ponte on sarin use by Syrian rebels - YouTube

VIDEO: Sarin use strongly suspected in Syria - YouTube

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Israel Tries to Cool Tension With Syria After Missile Attack, "activity...is only against Hezbollah, not against the Syrian regime" - ABC News

No early warning for US over Israeli strikes in Syria - todayszaman

Russia "especially concerned" by Israel's Syria air strikes - NOW

Putin, Israeli PM Discuss Syria by Phone - Naharnet

China criticizes Syria raid as Netanyahu, Abbas visit - NOW

EU warns of 'spillover' threat in Syria region following Israeli air strikes - straitstimes.com

Al-Maliki: Israeli Aggression on Sites in Syria Violates International Law- SANA, Syria

Jordan Lower House condemns Israeli attacks on Syria - Jordan News Agency (Petra)

Any arms Israel targeted in Syria not Iranian, general says - NOW

VIDEO: FSA Spokesman on Israeli Channel 2: FSA Was Desperate, Israeli Strikes Very Very Helpful - YouTube

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Turkey launches military exercise near Syrian border - Yahoo! News

Turkish PM calls Syrian President Assad ‘a butcher’ - PanARMENIAN.Net

Erdogan Keeps Silent About Israeli Strikes on Syria - Al-Monitor

Analysts: Turkey urged to be impartial with Syria, "Turkey is perceived to be a contract killer in Syria backing the radicals" - AFP

Turkey Fears Russia Too Much to Intervene in Syria - The Atlantic

Turkey rejects claims of joining regional cooperation against Iran - todayszaman

Top Iraqi official accuses Turkey of controlling Sunni protests - todayszaman

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Lebanon gets kidnappers' list, readies for Syria talks - THE DAILY STAR

Turkish intelligence to secure release of kidnapped Lebanese in Syria - todayszaman

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

Iraqi Shiites begin to hold public funerals for ‘martyrs’ killed in Syria - Middle East Online

Iraqi death hints of Iran's role in Syrian crisis - newsday.com

VIDEO: Funeral in Iraq for Shi'ite militant killed in Syria - Reuters.com

Iran: Funeral for IRGC officer killed in Syria - ncr-iran.org

Exclusive: Syrian aid in crisis as Gulf states renege on promises - The Independent

Syrian Opposition Seeks Control of Oil Resources - Al-Monitor

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The 'Onion' latest victim of Syrian Electronic Army's fat jokes - FP Passport

The 'Onion' response: Syrian Electronic Army Has A Little Fun Before Inevitable Upcoming Deaths At Hands Of Rebels - The Onion 

 

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Syria News May 6

 

Syria says Israel escalated crisis, claims it was not transferring weapons to Hezbollah, Jamraya facility, weapons depot and anti-aircraft unit targeted (VIDEO) - ABC Australia

Israeli strikes on Syria appear to be of broader political and military significance, much still unexplained about the effects and motivations of the attack - NYTimes.com

Why did Israel bomb Syria? - EA WorldView

Analysis: Israel may be ready for more active military role in Syria - NBC World News

Profile: Syria's top-secret Jamraya research centre - BBC News

A Look at the Missile Reportedly Targeted in Syria by Israel- ABC News

Lawmakers: Israeli strikes show Syrian air-defense vulnerability - The Hill's Global Affairs

Hezbollah’s Al Manar TV: Israeli jet shot down over Damascus - Ya Libnan

U.N. voices 'grave concern' at reports of Israel strikes in Syria - Yahoo! News

Lebanon condemns Israel's use of airspace to strike Syria - THE DAILY STAR

Iran calls for stand against Israel after Syria attack - Yahoo! News

Iraqi Shiite leader urges Syria to strike back at Israel - The Times of Israel

Egypt, Arab League condemn Israeli "attacks" in Syria - NOW

Opposition Syrian National Coalition Condemns Israeli Attacks - Naharnet

FSA: Our Operations Not Related to Israeli Attacks — Naharnet

Hagel, Livni and Free Syrian Army commanders reported to gather in D.C. at behest of Israel lobby | Mondoweiss

VIDEO: Syrian Government Statement in Response to Israeli Airstrikes in Damascus - YouTube

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Official: U.N. investigators have testimony that Syrian rebels used sarin gas, no details as to when or where sarin may have been used - Reuters

Turkish doctors say no nerve gas in Syrian victims' blood, The attack occurred in the northern village of Saraqeb on April 29  - GlobalPost

Lebanese Pilgrims Kidnapped by FSA Appear in Video, Families Say 'We Don't Want to See Any Turk after May 22' (VIDEO) - Naharnet

Relatives of hostages protest outside Turkish base - THE DAILY STAR

Lebanon wants Turkey, Qatar to help release hostages in Syria (VIDEO) - PressTV

FSA brigade pledges to fight Hezbollah's Qusayr advances - Alarabiya.net 

Katyusha Fired from Rebel Held Positions in Syria Hits al-Qasr as Shells Strike Akkar Towns in Lebanon - Naharnet

VIDEO: Syrian army gains control of strategic Qusayr suburban areas - YouTube

House intelligence chair: Hezbollah funding Syrian troops - MSNBC

Iran ready to "train" Syria army, commander says - NOW

Muslim Brotherhood opens direct link to rebels in Damascus - The National

Graduate from Saudi jihadi rehab program killed in Syrian jihad: "killed a large number of Christians before his acceptance by God" - Jihad Watch

 

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Syria News May 5

 

 

Obama Does Not Foresee U.S. Boots On The Ground In Syria - ABC News

VIDEO: Obama: No U.S. Ground Troops in Syria - YouTube

Egypt and Iran seek Syria political exit, a gradual transformation of power which would not force Al-Assad to step down - Ahram Online

Iraqi Shia fighters warm up to fight in Syria - Hassan Hassan

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Heavy explosions rock Damascus on Sunday, Blasts targeted a military research centre, Syrian state television blames Israel - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: Explosions heard on Sunday in Damascus - Al Jazeera Blogs

Israeli Friday strike in Syria targeted missiles from Iran bound for Hezbollah - report - Yahoo! News

Hezbollah official says won’t let U.S., Israel gain control of Syria - THE DAILY STAR

Lebanese security forces: al-Nusra Front and Palestinian camp residents are entering and leaving Syria to fight the regime - al-akhbar

Turkish tourist town's new wave of visitors: Jihadists on their way in or out of Syria - NBC World News

More Weapons Trafficking to Syria Militants? - Syria Report

FSA Leader: We Won't Share U.S. Arms With Extremists (AUDIO) - NPR

FSA investigates residents’ claims of chemical weapons’ use in Qusayr - Alarabiya.net

Major Syrian salafi faction criticizes Jabhat al-Nosra, the statement it is written in the tone of honest advise for an ally who has committed a damaging mistake - Syria Comment

Syria’s Christians Fear Collapse of the State - Al-Monitor

The Syrian Army Tightens Grip over Jabhat al-Nusra Strongholds in Ghouta - islamicinvitationturkey

VIDEO: Assad makes a public appearance at Damascus university to unveil a statue to the martyrs - guardian.co.uk

E! Online's Twitter account hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army... sending out fake messages about Justin Bieber and Angelina Jolie - Mail Online

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2 YPG Kurdish fighters killed in clashes with FSA in Til Temir, 15 abducted in Efrin - ANF

PYD View On Tel Temir clashes with FSA - Transnational Middle-East Observer

VIDEO: FSA enroute to attack Afrin and liberate it from its Kurdish inhabitants - YouTube

 

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Syria News May 4

 

 

Latino countries urge Qatar to amend UNGA proposed draft on Syria, Sticky points are the National Coalition,  political solution and militarization of the conflict - KUNA

UN diplomat: Brahimi has resigned orally, Ban Ki-moon is not planning to replace him but will instead appoint a senior aide to Syria - KUNA

Russia's Lavrov opposed to UN Security Council delegation to Syrian refugee camps fearing no-fly zone - NOW

Catherine Ashton points out need for national reconciliation in Syria, According to her political dialogue is the only solution for ending the violence - The Voice of Russia

Brzezinski Joins Lugar Warning Against U.S. Role in Syria - Bloomberg

VIDEO: Brzezinski : If we become chief protagonist in Syria, we are going to be stuck - YouTube

VIDEO: FAIR TV: Syria Sarin Skepticism, why do some pundits seem to want to push for a U.S. military response? - FAIR TV

Syrian Air Defenses Pose Formidable Challenge - TIME.com

US Source: State Department or CIA May Serve as Conduit for Arming Syrian Rebels - The Majalla Magazine

Saudis Try to Quell Syria-Bound Jihad - WSJ.com

Moscow Ready to Talk to Free Syrian Army – Minister - RIA Novosti

Hezbollah Leader Defends Involvement in Syria - Al-Monitor

Syrian Internal Opposition Leader Notes 'Militarizing' of Political Approach - Al-Monitor

Russian Reporter Anastasia Popova Shows Beheadings by Syrian Rebels, Has Testimonies from Chemical Attack in Aleppo. Rebuffed by Pinheiro & Sellstrom? - Inner City Press

VIDEO: The stories of graphic videos in Syria by Anastasia Popova - LiveLeak.com

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World Press Freedom day: journalists being deliberately targeted in Syria - Telegraph

Journalist James Foley likely held by Syrian government, panelists reveal at Boston event - The Daily Northwestern

Evidence of 'executions' as Assad's forces launch offensives in Syria's west - Al Bawaba

Christian Refugees in Syria Forced Back to Iraq by War - Rudaw

Al-Qaeda sets up Sharia courts in Aleppo city - The Times

New Addition to the Syrian Islamic Front - Syria Comment

Clash between Two Terrorist Groups in Duma - SANA

Kurds building bridge to link Iraqi Kurdistan with Syrian Kurdistan - ekurd

Kurdish National Movement for Peaceful Change: Kurds in Syria Will Remain Syrians - SANA

VIDEO: Syrian rebels killed Turkish policeman - Local people reaction - LiveLeak.com

 

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Syria News May 3

 

 

Assad forces on the offensive from Damascus to Mediterranean - Yahoo!7

Syrian Forces Strike Rebels in Wide-Ranging Assaults - NYTimes.com

Syrian forces tighten noose on Homs rebels - Yahoo!7

Fractured Syrian rebels scramble for cash as private sponsors dwindle - The Washington Post

For Some Syrian Rebels, It’s a Battle of the Brands -  WSJ

The Free Syrian Army is being taken over by groups of jihadist thugs - The Spectator

Syrian armed group clashes with Turkish border police killing one and injuring 11, activist says it may have included opposition fighters of the Free Syrian Army - todayzaman

VIDEO: FSA allegedly attacks Turkish border security - YouTube

Kidnappers say will release Lebanese Shiite pilgrims in exchange of 6000 female prisoners - NOW

Charbel: Release of Lebanese Shiite hostages in hands of Turkey, Qatar - THE DAILY STAR

Shia Muslims flee Damascus as death squads kill religious leaders in street - NZ Herald News

Belgium: Jihadists arrested, accused of torturing and beheading non-Muslims in Syria (VIDEO) - BARE NAKED ISLAM

Syrian Endowments' Ministry Condemns Sacrilege of Prophet Companion Hajar Bin Oudi in Damascus Countryside - SANA

VIDEO: Syrian rebels destroy tomb of Prophets companion - LiveLeak.com

Dispute Flares between Nusra Front and Other Militant Group in Aleppo - almanar.com

Power struggle growing among Syria militants over control of key infrastructure including oil plants and grain silos - PressTV

VIDEO: Syrian rebel-held Raqqa under attack - Yahoo! News

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VIDEO: Hagel: U.S. considering the option of arming Syrian rebels, "You look at and rethink all options. It doesn't mean you do or you will" choose them - CBS News Video

POLL: Americans want U.S. to keep out of Syria conflict,  Only 10% believe the United States should intervene - Chicago Tribune

POLL: In Middle East, public rejects arming Syrian rebels - CSMonitor.com

Even With U.S. Guns, Syria's Rebels Still Might Lose - Wired.com

U.S. delivers first non-lethal aid shipment to Free Syrian Army - The Cable

British defense minister urges caution over Syria's chemical weapons, action should be based on "very high quality evidence" - ITV News

Syria chemical weapons evidence 'too degraded' for proof - guardian.co.uk

Syrian Rebels Face Hurdles Proving Chemical-Attack Claims - WSJ.com

Moscow wants chemical arms probe limited to reported Aleppo incident, opposed to unfettered inspections of all facilities in Syria -The Voice of Russia

Interview with Syrian Information Minister: For Assad chemical weapons also a 'red line', His government "would never use" such munitions "if we had them" - CNN.com

Erdoğan: Assad forces used chemical weapons, not opposition - TODAYSZAMAN

Where Are Syria’s Chemical Weapons? - The Daily Beast

Al Arabiya Exclusive: Syria's peace envoy Brahimi to resign end of May - Alarabiya.net English

 

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