Syrian rebels freed 350 prisoners in Aleppo, report

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian rebels claimed Friday night that they had freed 350 prisoners held in a security building in the divided city of Aleppo, while in the opposition stronghold of Homs the rebels’ supporters held a public protest against the disorganization and lack of unity among their forces.

Syrian Rebels Carve Buffer Zone Near Turkish Border

At this isolated part of the Turkish border, there’s just one Turkish guard, a fence and, beyond an olive grove, Syria. The Syrian side is just a short walk, perhaps 10 minutes. The area looks completely calm and there is no sign of the Syrian military. Abu Amar, a rebel who has fought in Syria […]