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Syria/Turkey News - Jan 9

By bartolo - Posted on 08 January 2014


Syrian rebel groups seize Al Qaeda-linked ISIS headquarters in Aleppo - Fox News

ISIS militants kill at least 50 prisoners, 300 escape in ISIS’s main headquarters in Kadi Askar in Aleppo - ZAMAN ALWSL 

10 media activists among those prisoners killed by Al Qaeda affiliate ISIL in Aleppo (VIDEO-Funeral) - ZAMAN ALWSL 

VIDEO: Prisoners Executed by Jihadists' in Syria's Aleppo - YouTube

Ex-ISIS detainees tell horror stories of captivity - THE DAILY STAR

VIDEO (Arabic): Interview with journalist detained by ISIS in Aleppo - YouTube

ISIS besieged by opposition fighters in Raqqa, Activists say 50 prisoners freed from militant compound in city - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT

VIDEO: Prisoners liberated from ISIS in Raqqa - YALLA SOURIYA

Al Nusra Front Leader in Syria Urges Truce and Islamic Court to End Rebel Infighting -


AUDIO: Statement from Jabhat al-Nusra leader Abu Mohammed al-Jolani calling for an immediate cessation of infighting - jihadology


Al Qaeda- linked ISIS vows to attack Syrian rebels, opposition leaders - Reuters


AUDIO: The ISIS spokesman, replying to al-Joulani’s call for a cessation of “in-fighting”, says that “jihad is the only way... through blood, flesh, and skulls” - YouTube


Syria: Truce Between ISIS’s Abu Umar al-Shishani & Ahrar ash-Sham On Eastern Front in Aleppo Province (VIDEO) - EA WorldView


VIDEO: The leader of the FSA-aligned Syrian Revolutionaries Front (SRF), discussed his organization's recent campaign against ISIS - YouTube


Hostilities between rebels groups and ISIS have affected at least 40 separate municipalities, with ISIS having lost control of as many as 24 - Foreign Policy


Pushing Back Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: The Syria Revolutionaries’ Front and the Mujahideen Army - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


Pushing Back Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: The Islamic Front - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


2 Swedish journalists freed in Syria amid concern for hostages - McClatchy


PLO Official: Al-Nusra and ISIS among factions preventing Yarmouk siege relief - ZAMAN ALWSL #syria


Survivor recounts how terrorists beheaded a youth on Homs-Marmarita road - Syrian Truth - English


VIDEO: Decapitation video - YouTube


VIDEO: Islamic State in Iraq Execute Syrian Truck Drivers (Not Sure if Repost) -




Syria opposition delays decision on Geneva peace talks until Jan 17 - AFP

Coalition presidential polls, Geneva peace talks spark resignations - THE DAILY STAR

Hijab and Sabbagh quit National Coalition in serious escalation - ZAMAN ALWSL 

Divisions and Accusations Behind Jarba Re-election - The Syrian Observer

Islamic Front to blacklist Geneva II participants - ZAMAN ALWSL

Kerry seeking cease-fire, aid for Syria -


German foreign minister backs inviting Iran to Syria meet - AFP


Saudis Back Syrian Rebels Despite Risks -


Kuwaiti Charity Tied To Global Muslim Brotherhood To Cordinate Kuwait’s Aid To Syrian Refugees - The Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Watch


International Appeal calling for Kurdish representation at Geneva II - ekurd


KNC Kurd leader elected as Syria Coalition deputy chief - Kurdpress News Aganecy 


Elections to be held in Kurdish areas of Syria in four months - Transnational Middle-East Observer




Turkish police purge reaches top ranks amid graft scandal - Reuters

Probe launched into police for not complying with court order - Today's Zaman

Turkish government moves for more control on judiciary -

Graft prosecutor says threatened by officials dispatched by Erdoğan - Today's Zaman

Turkish army says military tutelage over -


Insight: 'Earth is gold' - graft probe turns eyes to Turkey building boom - Reuters


Meet Corruption Probe Suspect Rıza Sarraf, the Great (Turkish) Gatsby - Vocativ


VIDEO: Leak Video of Ex-Ministers brother-in-law while receiving bribe money - YouTube



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