One of the 11 Lebanese hostages held by the Syrian rebels has been released . Hussein Ali Omar has arrived in Turkey Saturday morning, Al-Jazeera television reported.
Syrian VP Farouq al Sharaa has defected from the Syrian regime about three days ago and is now in Jordan , informed sources of the Syrian opposition told the Lebanese Al Mustaqbal newspaper on Saturday.
A Lebanese businessman , identified as Raja al-Zouhairi, went missing on Thursday but his car and some of his personal belongings were found in Aramoun just south of the capital Beirut , New ( al Jadeed) TV reported.
At least 60 charred bodies were found Thursday in a suburb of the Syrian capital of Damascus in what activists described as another massacre committed by government forces. The bodies, all with their hands tied behind their backs
The pilot of a warplane that the Free Syrian Army claimed to have downed Monday in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor was captured by a rebel group . He reportedly told other soldiers who are loyal to Syrian president Bashar al Assad to “defect” to the opposition.
Syria rebel group says it captured pilot of ‘downed’ plane, AFP. Earlier today the rebels revealed a footage that shows a warplane streaking through the skies amid heavy gunfire. The jet suddenly erupts into flames and begins to swirl, leaving a trail of smoke.
Former Lebanese MP and Information Minister Michel Samaha was detained by Lebanese Internal Security Forces Intelligence Branch for interrogation on Thursday over a “sensitive” security-related matter, his wife and media reports said today. Security Forces reportedly raided his residences in Ashrafieh, Beirut, and Jwar al-Khenshara
Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab has defected from President Bashar al-Assad’s government, to join “the revolution”, his spokesman says. Mr Hijab was appointed less than two months ago and his departure is the highest-profile defection
Syria’s prime minister Riyad Hijab has been sacked, state television reported on Monday, as government forces appeared to prepare a ground assault to clear battered rebels from Aleppo, the country’s biggest city. But Al-Jazeera reported that Syrian Prime Minister Hijab has defected to Jordan.
Al-Manar television reported on Monday that Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour will not send the letter of complaint to Syrian authorities that President Michel Suleiman had requested over the border violations( by Syria).