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Syria News - July 22

By bartolo - Posted on 22 July 2012


Syrian Qamishli city liberation from Assad's security forces is a matter of hours: Kurdish leaders

Kurds to form a committee on Sunday to administrate all aspects of the Kurdish region "such as security, military, health and so on" -

It will take less than a week to liberate all Kurdish areas in west Kurdistan, says Syrian Kurdistan Party -

Syria's Kurds stand alone after rejecting rebels and regime - The National


Intense clashes break out in Syria's Aleppo - Xinhua

Video: In Aleppo Imam issues decree of Jihad, calls for Caliphate rule while wielding a AK-47 assault rifle -

Abducted Lebanese well, to stay in custody -Syria rebel, "(They) are from Hezbollah, their fate will be decided by the new Syrian parliament" - The Daily Star 

Saudi king launches donation campaign for Syria -


Video: Syrian rebels claim Turkey border victory as reports emerge that al Qaeda militants may increasingly be joining their rank - Dailymotion

Video (with article): Qaeda Turkish fighters calls on muslims to wage jihad in Syria - The Long War Journal

Video:  Execution of civilian by al-Qaeda in Syria -


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