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Syria News Apr 25

By bartolo - Posted on 24 April 2013


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

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

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

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

Minaret of landmark mosque in Syria destroyed -

Syrian army seizes strategic town near capital - Reuters

Syrian regime shoring up hold on capital, coast - SFGate

Syrian Army Regains Several Areas in Qusayr, Damascus Countryside -

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Syria crisis: UN to study soil samples for proof of sarin gas -

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

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

US, Jordan Form Command Center to Watch Syria -

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spain backs Syrian national unity government - English 

Algeria cracks down on Syria recruiting networks - Magharebia

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


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