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Syria News - Oct 20

By bartolo - Posted on 19 October 2012



Beirut car bomb kills top official, 7 others -

VIDEO: Al Jazeera interviews Lebanon's information minister - YouTube

VIDEO: Lebanon blast- Eight die in Beirut car bombing - YouTube

VIDEO: Bomb Blast in Beirut, Lebanon (raw footage) - YouTube

VIDEO: Syria Spillover: Lebanon Border battle rages as arms smugglers cash in on chaos - YouTube


UN and Arab League chiefs urge Eid truce in Syria - NOW Lebanon

Syria wants calm situation, dialogue, spokesperson says - NOW Lebanon

Syrian opposition group supports Eid al-Adha ceasefire - Xinhua |

Pope Allies With the Ayatollahs In a New Syria Mediation Effort - Al-Monitor


Al Nusrah Front states it commanded Free Syrian Army unit, 'Chechen emigrants,' in assault on Syrian air defense base - The Long War Journal

Rivalry sends Syrian rebels into disarray -

US State Department: Al-Qaeda sends money and fighters via Turkey to Syria - todayszaman

Turkey pounds Syria in response to shells — RT


Emails said to reveal dismay among Al-Jazeera staff over its “biased and unprofessional” coverage of Syria - al-akhbar


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