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Rebels police attend training courses

Rebels police attend training courses

    Recruits attend a class to be trained as part of a police battalion under the Free Syrian Army's 'Farouq Omar Brigade' at their headquarters in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus September 11, 2013.      

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Assad moving chemical weapons to Iraq and Lebanon, Syria's Idriss claims to CNN

Assad moving chemical weapons to Iraq and Lebanon, Syria's Idriss claims to CNN

The head of the opposition Free Syria Army, General Salim Idriss, told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Thursday that he has intelligence that the Assad regime is moving its chemical weapons out of the country. “Today we have information that the regime began to move chemical materials and...

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Al-Qaeda-linked groups launch attacks on rebels

Al-Qaeda-linked groups launch attacks on rebels

Al-Qaeda-linked group, the 'State of Iraq and al-Sham' has launched  armed attacks against rebels in al Raqqa and Aleppo, in a statement circulated by social media the ISIS accused Al-Farouk battalion and other brigades of the Free Syrian Army by treason and cooperation with Assad...

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National Coalition to name the Interim PM, Tomorrow

National Coalition to name the Interim PM, Tomorrow

  A w ell-informed source revealed to Zaman Alwasl that the political commission of the opposition National coalition has nominated Mr. Ahmed To'ama to be the Interim Prime minister of the Opposition Government.   The vote will be on Friday in the general meeting of...

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Assad: Syria to hand over chem arms in 1 month, only if US drops strike plans

Assad: Syria to hand over chem arms in 1 month, only if US drops strike plans

Syria will start handing over information on its chemical weapons to international groups a month after it signs the Chemical Weapons Convention, President Bashar Assad has told a Russian TV channel. Damascus has agreed to a Russia proposal to put its chemical weapons stockpiles under...

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U.N mission visits Euphrates Dam, Idriss: 'Dam collapsing' more dangerous than CW

U.N mission visits Euphrates Dam, Idriss: 'Dam collapsing' more dangerous than CW

  After a mounting threat of collapsing of the Euphrates River dam that Assad’s forces apparently damaged in air strikes on Sept. 7, a UN mission have visited the site to explore the effects of Bashar al-Assad's bombing days ago, Media center of al Raqqa reported....

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Assad Drops “Chlorine Gas” On Jobar, Damascus

Assad Drops “Chlorine Gas” On Jobar, Damascus

 Assad forces dropped poisonous gas bombs near Jobar district’s police station early today, causing several non-life threatening injuries. The bombs seem to contain a chlorine substance which caused suffocation, convulsions and extreme sweating. Residents at first feared sarin had...

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Syria crisis exposes rifts in US-German ties

Syria crisis exposes rifts in US-German ties

 Angela Merkel may not personally like Vladimir Putin very much, but the German chancellor is surely pleased the Russian president’s diplomatic efforts have temporarily averted U.S. plans for a military strike against Syria. Constrained by Germany’s jingoistic past and a looming...

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Syrian opposition leader rips Russia's plan to remove chemical weapons

Syrian opposition leader rips Russia's plan to remove chemical weapons

A Russian-backed proposal for Syrian President Bashar Assad to cede his chemical weapons to international control was slammed by opposition leader Salim Idriss. Idriss, head of the Syrian opposition's Supreme Military Council, says the effort, proposed by Russian Foreign Minister ...

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 US starts delivering weapons to rebels

US starts delivering weapons to rebels

The United States has reportedly started funneling weapons and technical equipment to rebel fighters in Syria. Citing US and Syrian sources,  the Washington Post  wrote that the CIA had begun delivering shipments of lethal aid in the past fortnight. The newspaper reported on...

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Foregin Policy: U.N. Report Will Point to Assad Regime in Massive Chemical Attack

Foregin Policy: U.N. Report Will Point to Assad Regime in Massive Chemical Attack

U.N. inspectors have collected a "wealth" of evidence on the use of nerve agents that points to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad using chemical weapons against his own people, according to a senior Western official. The inspection team, which is expected on Monday to present U.N. Secretary...

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Prisoners in Homs under severe repression, Detainees killed and tortured

Prisoners in Homs under severe repression, Detainees killed and tortured

Hunger policy against detainees in Homs central prison to control disobedience Detainees in Homs central prison appealed for help, and directed a message to the Free Syrian Army saying: “your people are dying and they are under real danger, exposed to hunger, thirst, darkness,...

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Syrian rebel commander slams ‘dirty deal’ on chemical weapons

Syrian rebel commander slams ‘dirty deal’ on chemical weapons

A Syrian rebel commander criticized on Tuesday a Russian plan for Syria to surrender its chemical weapons to avoid a Western military attack as a “dirty deal” and an international maneuver. “What is happening is an attempt to save Obama from a tree he climbed, after that Russia left...

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A happy birthday to Assad? Syrian dictator ‘in mood’ to celebrate

A happy birthday to Assad? Syrian dictator ‘in mood’ to celebrate

  Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad marks his 48th birthday on Wednesday with a reason to celebrate: the threat of U.S. airstrikes against him has waned, despite ongoing bloodshed and brutality in his country. A Syrian pro-regime site called on residents of the capital Damascus to...

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Syrians queue for passports despite reprieve from U.S. strike

Syrians queue for passports despite reprieve from U.S. strike

The threat of U.S. air strikes on their country may be receding for now, but Syrians queuing for passports in a central Damascus office were taking no chances. Dozens stood in line for hours on Tuesday, many returning for a second day, seeking passports in case talks over Syria's...

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Syrian forces responsible for Banias massacres: U.N. report

Syrian forces responsible for Banias massacres: U.N. report

U.N. rights investigators have established that Syrian government forces were almost certainly responsible for two massacres last May in which up to 450 civilians were killed, a report published on Wednesday said. The report documents nine mass killings in all, attributing all but one to...

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Syria can only be contained, not extinguished, top former U.S. diplomat says

Syria can only be contained, not extinguished, top former U.S. diplomat says

The United States has fundamentally misread the uprising and subsequent civil war in Syria, the former American ambassador to that country and one of American’s most experienced Foreign Service officers told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday. “I think we made a mistake right at...

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Insight: Assad Intelligence pierces Rebels groups

Insight: Assad Intelligence pierces Rebels groups

Bashar al-Assad's  Air Force Intelligence had penetrated the free army FSA and the Islamic groups from top to bottom, even there are groups fully directed by intelligence forces, a well-informed source told Zaman Alwasl . A spy network within rebel brigades has been...

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