Terrorists perpetrate a massacre against 20 in Damascus

Terrorists in Damascus

Media Sources reported that an armed group has committed a massacre against 20 of Syrian Army soldiers, security forces and pro-government civilians.

The killed were abducted earlier.

They have been thrown in al-Malky Street, located in between al-Yarmouk and al-Tadamon.

Sources said that the massacre has been filmed the whole masscare in preparation to exploit on media outlets, accusing the Syrian Army of doing the massacre.

The source has revealed the identities of two terrorists named Ahmad Swaidan and a terrorist called al-Saadan. Continue reading

Exclusive: Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels

 

By Mark Hosenball

WASHINGTON | Wed Aug 1, 2012 5:58pm EDT

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for rebels seeking to depose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his government, U.S. sources familiar with the matter said

Obama’s order, approved earlier this year and known as an intelligence “finding,” broadly permits the CIA and other U.S. agencies to provide support that could help the rebels oust Assad.

This and other developments signal a shift toward growing, albeit still circumscribed, support for Assad’s armed opponents – a shift that intensified following last month’s failure of the U.N. Security Council to agree on tougher sanctions against the Damascus government.

The White House is for now apparently stopping short of giving the rebels lethal weapons, even as some U.S. allies do just that. Continue reading

Syrian Ministry Of Foreign Affairs send two letters to UNSC and UN Secretary Gen.

Two letters addressed to the head of the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary General.

The Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that during the past few days, armed terrorists carried out attacks against civilians, public and private properties in Syria, particularly in Damascus and Aleppo.

The Ministry said that those terrorists –backed openly by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey – committed crimes against civilians in Damascus and Aleppo, and are still doing so in Aleppo, where a large number of those gunmen gathered as their entry into Syria was facilitated by Turkey, and they occupied several crowded neighborhoods and used locals as human shields, killing everyone that doesn’t support them forcing others to leave their homes.

The letters pointed out that what calls attention is that all this took place after the recent visit of UN Envoy to Syria Kofi Annan in July 8th 2012. Continue reading

Syrian rebels burn comrades’ bodies in Aleppo to hide nationalities

Rebels clash with government forces in the center of Syria’s restive city of Aleppo on July 25, 2012.

Rebels fighting against the Syrian government forces in the northwestern city of Aleppo have burned the bodies of their comrades to hide their nationalities, Press TVreports.

The report comes as clashes between army forces and armed gangs rage on in several regions in Syria.

Signs of torture can be seen on bodies found in areas held by the armed rebels, Syrian sources say.

The Syrian army on Saturday launched a military operation to clear Aleppo, the country’s biggest city, from the foreign-backed rebels.

Press TV’s correspondent in Syria said the army is inflicting heavy losses on the rebels in Aleppo.

The Red Crescent has suspended some of its operations in Aleppo because of heavy fighting.  Continue reading