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Syria/Egypt News - Aug 8

By bartolo - Posted on 07 August 2013


Syrian government forces kill dozens of rebels in Damascus ambush -

VIDEO: Syrian army ambush kills 62 rebels -

VIDEO: Nusra Damascus commanders arrested, suspected of masterminding the assassination of cleric Sheikh Mohammed Said al-Buti -

Al Qaida groups lead Syrian rebels’ seizure of air base in sign they continue to dominate anti-Assad forces - McClatchy

VIDEOS: Footage indicates a high level of coordination and collaboration between FSA and ISIS fighters in the operation to besiege and take the airbase -  EA WorldView

VIDEOS: More videos of FSA and ISIS fighters in the Menagh Airbase - EA WorldView


VIDEO: ISIS flag flying over the base after its capture - YouTube


Foreign jihadists behind the rebel capture of Aleppo military airport (VIDEOS) - Telegraph


VIDEO: Foreign jihadists talking to Al Jazeera about the capture of Aleppo airport  -


VIDEO: ISIS Saudi suicide bomber making final “martyr statement” before attacking the Airbase - YouTube


Former al-Nusra Front emir retires, returns to civilian life - NOW


Hyperinflation Hits Syrian Economy, Syrian currency drops amid declining economic output -


Syria's other war: The battle to save its economy -


Syria pays out $500 mln in oil subsidies, minister says - AFP


Food Crisis Grips War-Torn Syria - VOA


VIDEO: Syrian Electronic Army Causing Havok - Al Jazeera




Obama Announces $195 Million in Humanitarian Aid for Syria - VOA

US proposes Syria peace talks at UN in September, Lakhdar Brahimi is thought to have urged international sides to pressure SNC leader to show more “flexibility” - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

CIA Official Calls Syria Top Threat to U.S. Security, Foreign fighters flowing into Syria to take up arms with al Qaeda-affiliated groups -


Al Qaeda Conference Call Intercepted by U.S. Officials Sparked Alerts - The Daily Beast


Pentagon Proposes $2.7B In Iraq Arms Sales - Defense News Mobile


Obama cancels meeting with Russia's Putin over Snowden decision - Reuters




UNSC should condemn crimes committed against Kurds in Syria - Lavrov — RT News

Iraq KRG warns al-Nusra over attacks against Syria Kurds - Mesopotamische Gesellschaft

Unsubstantiated Reports of al-Nusra's Massacre of Kurds in Syria, The burning of the Kurds is an old recycled version of an al-Qaeda in Iraq video from February 2008 - The Jawa Report


VIDEO: Confession of Lebanese Rebel in Syria: They Killed People for Only One Reason, Because they were Alawis or Christians or Kurds- YouTube


Exclusive: Saudi offers Russia deal to scale back Assad support - sources - Reuters




Egypt's president says diplomacy by U.S., others fails to end crisis -

Egypt PM says decision to break up sit-in is final - Reuters

Exclusive: John McCain on His Meeting With the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo - The Daily Beast


Egypt political rivals vie over Eid prayers -


103 'terrorists' arrested, 60 killed in Sinai security crackdown: Army statement - Ahram Online



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