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Syrian rebels capture third border post with Turkey

Syrian rebels captured a third border crossing with Turkey from President Bashar al-Assad’s forces on Sunday, rebel commanders and a Turkish official said. “The Free Syrian Army has taken control of the Bab al-Salam crossing, but Assad’s forces are bombarding our positions from afar,” said Ahmed Zaidan, spokesman for an opposition group called the Higher [...]
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Turkish officers take command of Syrian rebel brigades

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Turkish army officers have assumed direct command of the first two Syrian rebel brigades fighting Bashar Assad’s government forces, according to debkafile’s exclusive sources. This step has sent military tensions rocketing on Israel... Read Post

Syria bombs rebel area near Turkish border

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Syrian helicopters and artillery bombarded the Ras al-Ain area near the border with Turkey on Sunday, days after Free Syrian Army rebels captured it during an advance into the northeast, opposition campaigners said.Helicopters fired... Read Post

Syria rebel commander offers $25 million bounty on Assad, 'dead or alive'

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

A commander with the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) has offered a 25-million-dollar bounty for anyone who captures Syrian President Bashar Assad "alive or dead," reported the Turkish news agency Anatolia on Tuesday.The announcement by... Read Post

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