France invited Syria’s new opposition coalition to send an ambassador to Paris, but remained cautious on Saturday on the issue of supplying weapons, as inside Syria rebels said they took a key airport. Rebels seized control of Hamdan airport in Deir Ezzor province on the border with Iraq,
Unconfirmed reports say Syrian rebels have shot down an air force fighter jet in the north-western province of Idlib. Amateur footage broadcast by Arabic satellite TV stations of the purported incident showed smoke billowing and two figures parachuting to the ground.
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 […]
U.S. Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich on Wednesday lent their support to the idea of arming the Syrian opposition in its fight to topple President Bashar al-Assad. Speaking at a CNN debate