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Syria rebel commanders reject leadership shakeup

Feb 20, 2014

Syria rebel commanders reject leadership shakeup

The former leader of the Western-backed Syrian opposition's military wing on Wednesday rejected his recent dismissal, and along with more than a dozen senior insurgent commanders severed ties with the political opposition-in-exile, further fragmenting the notoriously divided rebel movement. #United States #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Geneva #Assad #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #Syria rebels #World News #United Nation talks
US created 'negative climate' in Geneva: Syria's foreign minister

Feb 17, 2014

US created 'negative climate' in Geneva: Syria's foreign minister

Syria's foreign minister accused the United States of trying to create a "negative climate" for dialogue at the second round of peace talks in Geneva. #United States #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Geneva #Assad #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #World News #United Nation talks
Syria peace talks end in Geneva without breakthrough

Feb 16, 2014

Syria peace talks end in Geneva without breakthrough

UN-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition on Saturday without finding a way of breaking the impasse in peace talks. #United States #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Geneva #Assad #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #World News #United Nation talks
Syrian warplanes strike rebel-held Yabroud near Lebanon border

Feb 12, 2014

Syrian warplanes strike rebel-held Yabroud near Lebanon border

Yabroud is the last rebel stronghold in the mountainous Qalamoun region. Backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah fighters, the Syrian army has been on a crushing offensive there since early December. #Syria #NewsTracker #Lebanon #Syrian rebels #Syrian war planes #Yabroud
Rebel attack on Syrian Alawite village kills 40

Feb 10, 2014

Rebel attack on Syrian Alawite village kills 40

Extremist Islamic rebels who overran a village in central Syria populated by the Alawite minority have killed at least 40 people, activists said today. #Syria #Syrian rebels #casualties #Islamic rebels #Alawite minority

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Rebel attack on Syrian Alawite village kills 40

Jun 29, 2014

Car bomb in Syria kills 2

DAMASCUS, Syria — A car bomb exploded in a busy market in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital Saturday, killing at least two people and wounding dozens as Muslims went shopping a day before the start of their holy month of Ramadan, activists sa... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Europe
Rebel attack on Syrian Alawite village kills 40

Jul 01, 2014

Jihadist rebels parade weapons through Syrian streets

Photos popping up on social media show masked jihadist rebels, who have been fighting government forces in Syria and Iraq, driving the Soviet-built missile on a flatbed truck through Raqqa in Syria... #Syria #Iraq
Rebel attack on Syrian Alawite village kills 40

Jun 27, 2014

Obama asks Congress for $500 million to train Syria rebels

President Obama on Thursday asked Congress for the first time to approve direct U.S. military training for Syrian rebels, but he remains deeply ambivalent about intervening in a deadly conflict that has spilled over into neighboring Iraq, U.S. offici... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama