Thursday, June 20, 2013
Italian killed fighting alongside rebels in Syria
A young Italian who was under investigation in Italy for terrorist recruitment has been killed fight...
70 pc Americans oppose US decision to arm Syrian rebels: Poll
A majority of Americans oppose Obama administration`s decision to arm anti-government groups in Syri...
Syria child execution puts rebel justice in spotlight
Photographs of the bloodied face of a 14-year-old boy executed in front of his parents by jihadist r...
Syria rebels converge on Aleppo airbase as US mulls support
Syrian rebels converged on a military airport in Aleppo, where troops massed for a threatened assaul...
Syrian Army seizes Sarin gas from rebels
The Syrian army has seized two cylinders of nerve agent Sarin in an operation in Hama city, Press TV...
John McCain makes surprise visit to Syrian rebels
Leaders of Syria`s opposition forces got a chance to make their case for increased US support direct...
Rebel groups clash in northern Syria
A wave of tit-for-tat kidnappings between rival Islamic militant groups in Aleppo risks sparking lar...
Syrian rebels launch assault on Aleppo prison
Syrian rebels launched a coordinated assault on the main prison in the northern city of Aleppo on We...
UN says 4 peacekeepers held by Syria rebels freed
The peacekeeper, who gave his name as Sgt. Ratton, told the Associated Press today that his comrades...
UN commission downplays claim of sarin gas usage by Syrian rebels
The commission reportedly stated that no conclusive evidence had been reached upon by it.
15 Syrian rebels die in battle for base: Activists
Activists say at least 15 opposition fighters have been killed in a battle with Syrian government tr...
Rebels attempt to control 3 airbases in northern Syria
Rebel fighters have massed in northern Syria in the hope of storming three military airports in the ...
DIY gas masks as Syria rebels wary of chemical attack
An empty soda bottle, crushed charcoal and cola-soaked gauze -- Syrian rebels are scrambling to prot...
EU gives oil boost to Syria rebels
But EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg stopped short of lifting its arms embargo.
Rebels urge air strikes on Assad missiles
A statement by the Syrian National Coalition Saturday addressed an Istanbul meeting of the Friends o...
Syrian rebels appeal to Kerry for weapons
Syrian opposition leaders renewed their appeals for arms at a meeting with US Secretary of State Joh...
Syria accuses rebels of setting fire to oil wells
Syria`s state news agency says rebels fighting to topple the government have set fire to three oil w...
Syrian rebels capture key town near Jordan border
Activists say Syrian rebels have captured a strategic town near the border with Jordan after a day o...
US aiding arms shipments to Syrian rebels: NYT
The US has been assisting Turkey and Arab nations boost their arms deliveries to Syrian rebels in re...
Top Syrian rebel leader wounded in attack
A top Syrian rebel military leader, Col Riad al-Assad, is feared to have been killed reportedly on M...
Syria accuses rebels of deadly chemical attack
Rebels quickly denied the report and accused regime forces of firing the weapon.
Top Syrian general defects from Army
A high-ranking general in the Syrian army says he has defected with the help of rebel fighters.
Child killed in Syrian mortar attack
A child was killed and nine injured Sunday when a bomb shell hit a mini school bus in a restive subu...
Syrian regime bombs rebel-held city: Activists
Syrian government airstrikes have killed at least 14 people in the northern province of Raqqa less t...
Assad ready to talk with rebels `if they lay down arms`
Assad offered to hold talks with rebels in a bid to end the crisis on the condition they lay down th...
Syrian rebels push offensive for major airport
Syrian rebels captured a government checkpoint on the main road to the country`s second-largest airp...
Syrian opposition leader ready to hold talks with Assad
Syrian National Coalition leader Moaz Alkhatib has said that he was willing to hold talks with Presi...
Radical jihadis trying to take over Syrian revolution: Report
A radical jihadist group, which has blacklisted by the US as terrorists and wants Syria to be an unc...
Russia`s new stance on Syria hailed by rebels
The rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) Tuesday said it considers Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev`s ...
Assad slammed by critics for his peace plan
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad addressed the nation, amidst growing violence and insecurity in the...
Syria clashes: Arms supplies, funds for rebels ‘drying up’
Syrian opposition coalition has said that it has not seen any significant increase in funding or arm...
Syria says rebels attack gas pipeline
Rebels have repeatedly targeted Syria`s oil infrastructure in an effort to sap government finances.
Rebels may get chemical weapons: Syrian govt
The Syrian government has expressed concerns over the possibility of foreign countries providing the...
UN pulling staff from Syria, violence near capital
The UN said it was withdrawing staff because of deteriorating security conditions.
Syria clashes: Warplanes shell Damascus suburbs
The Syrian govt launched fresh offensive against rebels as warplanes reportedly shelled Damascus sub...
Islamic cleric to lead opposition in Syria
Damascus cleric Maath al-Khatib has been reportedly elected to head a new coalition to oust Presiden...
Syria not to use chemical weapons: Russia
The Syrian authorities have assured Moscow that there will be no use of chemical weapons against reb...
Syrian rebels ‘capture key oilfield’ in eastern province
Rebel groups in Syria have reportedly captured a key oilfield in eastern Deir Ezzor province.
Syria clashes: Video shows rebels attacking key airbase
A new video was released which showed that the Syrian rebels have launched a major offensive to get ...
At least 23 killed in Syrian clashes, says activists
At least 23 people have been reportedly killed in Douma city after the area was bombarded by airstri...
Saudi cleric urges youth not to join Syria rebels
A Saudi cleric has advised Muslim youth against joining Syrian rebel fighters in the 19-month civil ...
Blast rocks suburb of Syrian capital
An explosive device ripped through the Syrian capital Damascus` suburb of Jaramana on Monday.
Syria denies rebels` control over Air Force intelligence HQ in Aleppo
Syria`s state-TV denied reports by the Saudi-funded al-Arabyia TV that the armed rebels have taken c...
Two shells from Syria hits village in neighboring Turkey
Two shells fired from Syria hit a village in Turkish southern Hatay province on Monday, with no casu...
Syrian opposition unsure of UN-mediated truce as Eid nears
Syrian opposition group says it is not convinced about a UN-mediated truce taking hold in Syria.
‘Saudi weapons’ found at Syrian rebels’ base
Weapons and arms that were actually intended for the Saudi military have allegedly been diverted to ...
Tunisian jihadists held in Syria
Three Tunisian jihadists have been arrested by the Syrian army, Xinhua reported.
Assad`s cousin captured, claim Syrian rebels
Syrian rebels have claimed to have captured Housam al-Assad, the cousin of President Bashar Assad, A...
Syria clashes blazes ancient souk, UNESCO calls it tragedy
The clashes between Syrian Army and the rebels left centuries-old ancient market blazing even as UNE...
Rebels will not win in Syria: Assad
In his first interview in weeks, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said rebels fighting his gover...
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