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Syria News - July 16

By bartolo - Posted on 16 July 2012


Russia Says It Will Not Back UN resolution on Syria Sanctions, It invokes Chapter 7 which allows military action -

Lavrov: Russia Cannot Force Assad to Resign, This is simply "unrealistic" because Assad will not leave - Kanal PIK TV


Heavy fighting in the capital Damascus between government forces and Free Syrian Army - Army Recognition

Video: Syrian rebel fighting in Damascus orders to behead Alawites -

Video: Assad supporter burned alive in car with his family -

Video: FSA fighters kills the son of an Assad supporter -

Video: Rebel women's armed battalion -


Kurdish leader: No Free Syrian Army on Kurdish soil, Kurds need to defend their areas themselves from violence - Rudaw

Israel Preparing for al-Qaeda on its Syria Borders - Gatestone Institute


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