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Syria News - Dec 8

By bartolo - Posted on 07 December 2012


Syrian rebels elect unified military command with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafists, Absent from the group are the FSA chiefs - Reuters

FSA  spokeperson: New command body was driven by Qatar and Saudi Arabia and would spark in-fighting among rebel groups - washingtonpost

Syrian armed opposition an uneasy mix of religious extremes - CBC News

Assyrian Christians appeal in the Syrian opposition: "Stop Salafi groups" - Agenzia Fides

How Saudi petrodollars fuel rise of Salafism - Money Jihad


US works with Russia on Syria, but wants Assad out - AP

NATO's Patriot move is step to involvement in Syria: Russia -

Food shortages in Syria send prices soaring - The Independent

A million may be hungry in Syria as winter bites - United Nations World Food Programme 

Syrian Christians Face Starvation, Deadly Attacks - BosNewsLife – Christian News Agency

Palestinian refugees increasingly drawn into Syrian war - BBC News

UN urges Palestinians to stay out of Syria conflict - AFP


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