The rebels surrendered six pick-up trucks and some ammunition, or about one-quarter of their issued equipment, to a suspected Nusra intermediary on September 21-22.
The Free Syrian Army’s Southern Front is an alliance of rebel groups backed by the US and its allies, including Syria’s southern neighbour Jordan, which offers the group logistical support.
Civilians began returning to see what remained of their homes in Hamidiyeh district which was bombarded nearly daily.
Syrian militia groups recruit children for both combat as well as for using terror tactics in civilian-populated areas.
Denying that Kerry had called to arm Syrian rebels, the US said it wants a negotiated political settlement.
The mid-morning blasts hit Beirut’s upscale neighbourhood of Janah,a Hezbollah stronghold.
Al-Qaeda is targeting citizen journalists in Syria’s Raqa with a wave of kidnappings,beatings and assassinations aimed at silencing them,in what activists call a reign of terror. “Is your head still attached to your body? I swear to God your head will be cut off,and that we’ll give you a visa to hell,” read the threat […]
UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi met Assad after 10 months to discuss peace talks.
It is unclear why the contingent was traveling in such dangerous territory at night.
Clashes between the army and rebels took place in Barzeh district.
OPCW experts will carry out investigations into the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Setback for foreign leaders trying to reassure voters sceptical of deeper involvement in Syrias civil war.
Fighters on the ground say the SNC has lost touch with civilians and become corrupt.
Al-Qaeda-linked groups have added a different dynamic to the Syrian revolution.
Rebels feel Assad’s govt should be made to face an international court for the attack near Damascus.