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Syria News Apr 4

By bartolo - Posted on 03 April 2013



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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