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Syria News - July 18


By bartolo - Posted on 18 July 2012

 

Obama and Putin agree to support a political transition in Syria, "Differences in approaches remain...in achieving a settlement" - Reuters

White House says Assad 'losing control’ but holds line on arming Syrian rebels - The Hill

"Instead of trying to calm the opposition, some partners are pushing towards a further escalation": Russia - Ahram Online

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Syrian President's Brother-in-Law, Defense Minister Die in Bombing - ABC News

Reports: Turkey organizing Sunni fighters for ‘proxy war’ against Syria - World Tribune

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French Ministry of Defence: Journalist Jacquier and eight civilians dead of shelling launched by Homs rebels, which targeted an Alawite neighborhood - defence.pk

Video: Young Woman Hanged by Syrian Rebels in Homs - Leaksfree

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