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Syria News - Dec 16

By bartolo - Posted on 15 December 2013


VIDEO: Interview with General Salim Idriss, the chief of staff the Free Syrian Army - Al Jazeera English

VIDEO: Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia and the Collapsing Free Syrian Army -

Free Syrian Army Spokesman Fahad al-Masri criticizes Chief of General Staff Salim Idriss calling his superior ‘‘unsuccessful and wretched’’ - Aydinlik

The Syrian Coalition calls on the Free Syrian Army and the Islamic Front to "unite their ranks under a single national project" - Syrian Coalition

Syria's moderate opposition in 'serious difficulty': France - THE DAILY STAR

FSA commander al-Wawi freed after days of abduction - ZAMAN ALWSL 


FSA commander defects to Qaeda-linked group - Yahoo News UK


Insurgents in Syria Fight Each Other, Inflict Casualties -


Two Rebel groups reach reconciliation accord - ZAMAN ALWSL 


VIDEO: Heavy clashes erupt among various insurgents groups in Syria - YouTube


Syria rebel commander freezes to death - AFP


Syrian Army: Syrian rebels execute 80 civilians in Adra outside Damascus, ‘Whole families murdered’ - RT News


Al Qaeda affiliate ISIS makes gains in Deir Zour - ZAMAN ALWSL 


Plundered Syrian Torah scrolls said held by Al-Qaeda-linked rebels - The Times of Israel


Talks 'ongoing' to free seized nuns in Syria -


Protesters call for nuns’ release outside Turkey embassy - AFP


Sharia law imposed in Christian village in Syria by Nusra Front - Agenzia Giornalistica Italia | AGI


New Shari'a council takes over oil fields in Deir Ezzour - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights


VIDEO: Demonstration against Jabhat Al-Nasra in at the engineering faculty in Raqqa - YouTube




Syrian Islamic Front rebels to meet U.S. officials: opposition sources - Reuters

US explores ties with Syrian Islamist rebels, possibly Assad too - for a lineup to fight al Qaeda - DEBKAfile

US, Turkey to rethink Syria policies - Al-Monitor

Qatar resets its Syria policy - Al-Monitor

VIDEO: Former CIA chief Michael Hayden believes militant win is not possible in Syria - YouTube


U.S., Britain have not helped Syrian rebels enough, Saudi prince says - Reuters


VIDEO: King of the Sands: Controversial Syrian Film on Saudi Arabia's Founder Shown in Syria + Trailer - YouTube


Report: Bandar asked Putin to delay Geneva II conference - THE DAILY STAR


Syrian coalition: opposition delegation to Geneva II will comprise all factions - World Bulletin


Prominent Shiite cleric backs fighting in Syria - The Washington Post




Salih Muslim is said to be in Erbil to settle differences between PYD and Barzani - Kurdpress News Aganecy

Syria war brings al-Qaeda threat to Iraqi Kurdistan - Al-Monitor

First UN aid flight takes off from Iraqi Kurdistan for Syrian Kurdistan - ekurd


Syria Kurds will establish their government: Kurdish KNC official - Kurdpress News Aganecy


Fears that rise of PYD in northern Syria jeopardizes Turkmen presence in region - Today's Zaman


Foreign Policy Analysis: Syrian Turkmen in Grip of Assad Regime, ISIS and PYD - ORSAM




After the Release of the UN Report Fresh Doubts about Syria’s Sarin Guilt - Consortiumnews

Responses To The Final UN Report Into The Use Of Chemical Weapons In Syria - Part 2 - Brown Moses Blog


Responses To The Final UN Report Into The Use Of Chemical Weapons In Syria - Part 3 - Brown Moses Blog


Who Attacked Ghouta?: Hexamine is not the Smoking Gun Implying Government Culpability -


Observations on the UN final report into chemical weapons use in Syria - Human rights investigations


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