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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 -

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


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 -

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

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

VIDEO: Chechenyan in Syria threatening to behead civilians -


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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 -

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


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 -

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 -

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


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 -

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 -

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


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" -

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 -

Free Syrian Army denies connection with al-Nusra Front -

Assailants Gun Down Official of Syria’s Relief Agency -

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

Report: 4000 Militants Killed in Three Weeks in Syria -

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

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


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 -

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

Syrian rebels sometimes bring strife to villages -

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

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

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 -

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

VIDEO: FSA group leader interview -


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

U.S. Probes Suspicions Syria Used Chemical Weapons -

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 -

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

VIDEO: Hagel Testifies to Congress on Syria -

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

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 -

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


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 -

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 -

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” - 

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

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

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 -

VIDEO: Pakistani Taliban training Jabhat -Al Nusrah fighters -

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 -


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


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 -


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-

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

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


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 - 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 -


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 -

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

Factories ablaze as intense clashes erupt in eastern Damascus - Xinhua |

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 -

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 - 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


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 -

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 -

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

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

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

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


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 -

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 -

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 -

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


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 - 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 -

Turkey building refugee camps for Syrian Christians, Kurds - English


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 -

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 -


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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 -


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


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 -

Fresh gasoil from Russia reaches Syria -


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 -

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


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


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 -

Syrian opposition national coalition loses clout inside Syria - Xinhua |

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


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 -

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


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 -

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


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 -

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


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 -

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 - 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


Bombs Hit Damascus Like Shooting Stars as Battle Intensifies —

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 -

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

VIDEO: Rebels argue over sharing looted belongings -

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


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 -


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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


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 - 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 -

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

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


Syria conflict drawing hundreds of jihadists from Europe, says report -

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' -

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 -

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

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


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 -

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

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

New Fatwa permits rape of non-Sunni women in Syria -

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 -

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


Syria in Danger of Replicating Christian Exodus in Iraq - 

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


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 -


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 -

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 -

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 —

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


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 -

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


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


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

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

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

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


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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 -

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


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 -

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°


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

Turkey Reverses Plans to Deport 130 Syrian Refugees -

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 -

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 -


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 -

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 -

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


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 -

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

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


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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 -

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


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 -

Syria's Shiites offer different picture of war -

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 -

The Umma Brigade's Political Manifesto - Syria Survey

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


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? -


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Syria News Mar 26



Arms Airlift to Syrian Rebels Expands With C.I.A. Aid, Size of the Shipments and Degree of Distributions are Voluminous -

Syrian Jihadist Fighters Getting Western Anti-tank Weapons Meant for FSA groups - VOA

Russia Seeks to Join Probe of Syria Chemical Attack Reports - RIA Novosti

Defected Syrian pilot says he made trips to Russia and Iran to ‘collect cash’ - 

Rebel mortar fire hits Damascus killing at least two people, army gunners retaliate - Reuters

U.N. to move some staff out of Syria after mortar blasts near hotel - Reuters

Jordan closes main border crossing with Syria - Reuters

Residents of Syria's Aleppo sell belongings to survive - Ahram Online

Tunisian Jihadists fighting in the ranks of Jabhat al-Nusra and FSA, According to newspapers they are funded by Qatar and trained in Libya -  Al-Monitor

VIDEO: Rebels target Syrian State TV & Radio With Rockets -

VIDEO: A new toy for Syrian rebels: U.S. ACOGs? -


Syrian rebel army founder's leg blown off by car bomb - Reuters

VIDEO (GRAPHIC): FSA founder Riad al-Asaad in Turkish hospital having his shredded leg amputated - YouTube

PHOTO: Photo showing Riad al-Asaad's amputated leg -

VIDEO: FSA founder Ryad El Asaad crying "I want to die" after becoming amputee - YouTube

VIDEO (Arabic): Riad Al-Asaad praising the indepedence and fighting spirit of Jabhat Al Nusra and condemning the political hacks and opportunists who are controlled by foreign powers - YouTube

VIDEO (Arabic): FSA statement about assassination attempt on al Asaad -


Syria rebels win Arab League seat despite rifts - AFP

Iraq: Giving Syria seat at AL to Doha Coalition violation of Charter - SANA, Syria

Syria's Alkhatib to address Doha meeting despite quitting - Reuters

VIDEO (Arabic): Opposition leader Michel Kilo accuses the Muslim Brotherhood and Sabbagh’s Qatari-backed faction of choosing PM Hitto in a non-consensual manner - Youtube

VIDEO (Arabic): Ghassan Hitto, Syrian National Coalition PM visits Aleppo - YouTube


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Syria News Mar 25



Syrian National Coalition leader Moaz al-Khatib resigns, citing lack of international support for the rebels -

Translation of Syria opposition chief Ahmad Moaz al-Khatib's resignation speech- NOW

Syria's opposition National Coalition says it refuses leader's resignation - NOW

FSA: Syria insurgents refuse to recognize new rebel PM Hitto - NOW

Al Nusra and other groups 'seize Jordan-Syria border area' - FRANCE 24

A militant Islamist/jihadi nexus is emerging in northern & eastern Syria, led by Harakat Ahrar al-Sham al-Islamiyya and Jabhat al-Nusra -

VIDEO: Thousands gather in Damascus for funeral of assassinated Syrian cleric - RT News

VIDEO: Evidence Of Jabhat al-Nusra With Croatian Weapons - Brown Moses Blog

VIDEO: Mujahideen arrive at Tartus -


Syria chemical weapons report: finger pointed at jihadists as responsible of the Aleppo attack - Telegraph

Chemical Weapons Probably Used by the Syrian Regime, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rogers Says - Bloomberg

Israel says concerns militants will get Syria chemical weapons factor in restoring Turkey ties - The Washington Post


EU urges political solution in Syria amid fears of spillover, There is little to no appetite for the push by Britain and France to arm the rebels - NOW

Maliki resists Kerry's call to halt flow of Iranian arms to Syria -

Clashes in Lebanon as PM Mikati’s resignation accepted - DAWN.COM

Israeli military in Golan Heights responds to fire from Syria - Fox News

Kurds in Syria Celebrate Their New Year with Hope and Defiance - VICE United States

Kurdish rebels declare formal ceasefire with Turkey - Yahoo! News

Palestinians in Syria register to vote for PNC - Maan News Agency

UN condemns killing of five Palestinian children in Syria - The Boyne City Gazette


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Syria News - Mar 23

Syria News - Mar 22



Top pro-Assad Sunni cleric killed as suicide bombing hits Damascus mosque killing 42 - RT News

VIDEO: Suicide Bombing in Al-Iman Mosque in Damascus - YouTube

VIDEO: More on the suicide bombing at Al-Iman mosque in Damascus - YouTube

U.N. to launch probe of alleged Syria chemical arms attack -

Syrian opposition chief criticizes US in chemical attack debate - todayszaman

Muslim Brotherhood Holds Sway Over Syrian Opposition - Al-Monitor

Syrian bishop says 30,000 Christians have fled Aleppo - AFP

BBC Weather Twitter Account Hacked By 'Syrian Electronic Army' (PICTURES) - Huffington Post

VIDEO: Al-Nusra Beheading Assad supporter - EuropeNews

VIDEO: Islamic flag raised in Raqqa -

VIDEO: Rising Inflation in Syria - YouTube


EU set for showdown on Syria arms embargo -AFP

Paris pushing ahead with plans to arm Syria militants - PressTV

Survey: Cameron, Hollande at odds with voters on Syria -

Key senators push Obama to use limited military options in Syria crisis - Yahoo! News

House Lawmakers slam Iraqi government for allowing Iranian aid to Syria's Assad - The Hill's Global Affairs

Syrian radical Islamic rebels capture areas near Golan Heights - The Burleson Star

Lebanese Army arrests 10 Syrians for arms possession in border raids - THE DAILY STAR

Syria hands over seized Lebanese fighter to Beirut - Yahoo! News

US report says Turkey could be drawn into war with Syria, Iran - todayszaman

Russian military officials deny reports that warships will not tank up in Tartus - Russia & India Report

China, Russia move toward full-fledged strategic partnership - Xinhua |


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Syria News - Mar 21



Syrian govt, rebels urge UN investigation into ‘chemical attack’ - RT News

West stalls Syria chemical attack probe in U.N.: Russia -

Report of chemical-weapons use in Syria being investigated, Obama says - The Washington Post

VIDEO: Obama on Syria: Chemical weapons a 'game-changer' -

Israeli official: Chemical weapons used in Syria - Yahoo! News

Chemical weapons likely used in Syria, but detection window closed, expert says - Fox News

Syrian Gov: Missile carrying chemical weapons launched from an area controlled by terrorists, fell near a Syrian Army location - SANA

Alleged Rebels' Web Page Adopting and Proud of Chemical Attack in Aleppo - Real Syria Updates

VIDEO: Syria Rebels Caught on Tape Discussing Chemical Weapons Attack - LeakSource

VIDEO: Jihadist Al-Nusra Front Siezes Chemical Factory Used to Make Toxic Chlorine Near Aleppo - Gerard Direct , AFP


Key Syria dissidents leave Coalition grouping over the deeply divisive election of rebel prime minister Hitto - AFP

New US-Educated Prime Minister Of Syria Has One Massive Problem: Jihadist Rebels Control Most of the North - Yahoo! Finance

PYD: Hitto does not represent Kurds - ANF

Syria’s Oil a Source of Contention for Competing Groups -

Syrian Christians turn to Turkish churches, not refugee camps, for help - Catholic Philly

Jordan king warns Syria could become jihadi state, says Assad's days numbered - Fox News

Jordan’s desert patrol force sets up security cordon around Syrian refugee camp - The Washington Post

Recent videos show international makeup of Syrian jihad - Threat Matrix

VIDEO: Aljazeera TV reporting on a brigade of hundreds of libyans fighters fighting in Syria - Al Jazeera

VIDEO: Statement of Syria Rebels United With Jabhat al Nusra Against US Imperialist Threats and Schemes - YouTube


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Syria News - Mar 20



At least 25 dead in Syrian 'chemical' attack as govt and rebels trade blame (PHOTOS) — RT News

U.S. evaluating Syria chemical weapons charges - Reuters

Russia says Syrian rebels used chemical arms near Aleppo - Reuters

Aleppo medic: Victims - including Syrian regime soldiers and pro-Assad armed men - exposed to organic pesticides, not chemical arms - Al Jazeera Blogs

Photographer says Syria attack victims suffocating, they could smell chlorine in the air - Reuters

 Al Qaeda has employed crude chlorine bombs in the past in Iraq - The Long War Journal

VIDEO:(Arabic) Syria Chemical Weapons Attack Leaves 86 injured and 25 dead - SYRIAN STATE TV

VIDEO: Syria condemns rebels' 'chemical weapon attack' –


Syria opposition PM rules out talks with Damascus (VIDEO) - FRANCE 24

Who is Ghassn Hitto? He was backed by the Muslim Brotherhood to be Prime Minister of an Interim Gov - Syria Comment

Many Syrian dissidents disappointed by the choice of Interim Prime Minister Hitto - Brookings Institution

New Syrian rebel leader was official of CAIR, an unindicted co-conspirator in the trial of the Holy Land Foundation found guilty of financing Hamas - Radical Islam

US welcomes election of Syrian rebel PM - NOW

Russia "deeply regrets" election of Syrian rebel PM - NOW

Islamic law comes to rebel-held areas of Syria enforced by Al Nusra and other groups - The Washington Post

Syria’s Salafi Insurgents: The Rise of the Syrian Islamic Front - Syria Comment

In Rural Syria, Christians Eye Revolution Suspiciously - Rudaw


NATO Commander: Contingency plans under way for Syria - US News and World Report

Top Democrat endorses Syria no-fly zone - The Cable

Iraq turns blind eye to Iran arms flights to Syria: US - Ahram Online

In Syrian shadow, Iraq jihadists resurgent - UPI


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