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Syria News - Dec 17

By bartolo - Posted on 16 December 2012



At Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, fighting intensifies between Syrian rebels and Palestinians who support the government - The Washington Post

300 radical Syrian rebels infiltrate Palestinian refugee camp, battling local committees - Xinhua |

VIDEO (EXCLUSIVE): The Mistery of Aqrab Massacre: Interviewed eyewitnesses say Syrian rebels took Alawites villagers hostage with unknown fate - Channel 4

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights version of events in Aqrah: More than 125 Alawites killed by Assad’s Shabiha militia— 

Assad's strategy shift keeps rebels at gates of Damascus, A rebel assault has failed to make serious gains in the Syrian capital - The Independent

Syrian Army May Have Set Damascus Trap for Rebels, Apparently the armed opposition — Jabhat al-Nusra in particular — suffered serious casualties - Al-Monitor

Syria: Insurgents On The Run? - M of A

Syrian Vice President says neither side can win war: newspaper - Reuters

VIDEO: Al Nusra Shows Its Bloody Mark on Aleppo in Official Video -

VIDEO: Confessions of terrorists committing crimes against Syrian civilians in the name of JIHAD - YouTube


Ahmadinejad cancels Turkey visit after Iran’s top brass warns against Patriots — RT

Iran backs Syria presidential election, halt to arms shipments as parts of peace bid - The Washington Post

US pulls war fleet from Syrian water - DEBKAfile


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