Tag archive for ‘Syrian rebels’
By Editorial Team On Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Putin warns Cameron against arming Syrian rebels as UK weighs options

Russia and UK still have very different approaches to the Syrian crisis,British PM Cameron said after meeting Putin adding that the decision to arm rebels is yet to be made.Russia’s President warned against such More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Iraqi Volunteers Join Both Sides Of War In Syria

Sheikh Muhammad al-Hayis, a Sunni tribal chief, in Anbar The funeral this month of Dhia Mutashar Gatie al-Issawi in Basra is one of many. The young bricklayer, 26, died earlier this month in Damascus while fighting More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Explainer: Who Are Syrian Rebels U.S. Is Considering Arming?

By Heather Maher Most of the rebel forces are part of the Free Syrian Army, a force of some 70,000 defectors from the Syrian military and volunteers. But what about the other forces, especially the radical Islamists? Recent More...

By Editorial Team On Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Families Fear Kyrgyz Sons Are Making Way To Syrian Battlefield

By Antoine Blua and Gulaiym Ashakeeva A member of the Free Syrian Army holds his weapon as he sits on a sofa in the middle of a street in Deir al-Zor. A study found that up to 5,500 foreign fighters have traveled More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, April 5th, 2013

Syrian rebels claim to seize border post

Syrian rebels say they have overrun an army garrison that defends the main southern border crossing with Jordan on Friday and vowed to press on to take control of the major transit route. Fighters from the Free More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, March 29th, 2013

Syrian Rebels Seize Key Town Near Jordanian Border

Opposition activists say Syrian rebels have seized a strategic town near the Jordanian border. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the rebels captured the town of Dael on March 29 after a More...