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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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Syrian army captures strategic border town of Qusair

News : The Coming Crisis (last year)

The Syrian army seized control on Wednesday of the strategic border town of Qusair, Syrian media and security sources said, in a major advance for President Bashar al-Assad's forces in the country's two-year civil war.Rebels said th... 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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