Syrian security forces (shown) have cleared most neighborhoods in Damascus of insurgents. (File photo)
The Syrian army has destroyed the Turkey-provided telecommunication system of foreign-sponsored insurgents, amid ongoing clashes between the government troops and armed gangs in the northwestern city of Aleppo, Press TV reports.
The development comes as the Syrian security forces continue their operation in Aleppo to clear the city of insurgents.
On Tuesday, the Syrian army killed tens of insurgents in the southwestern neighborhood of Salahuddin and the southern district of Sokari in the city.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry recently sent two letters addressed to the head of the UN Security Council and the UN secretary general, stating that the insurgents backed by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey are using civilians in Aleppo as human shields, and killing anyone who does not support their “horrific crimes.” Continue reading →
A handout picture shows foreign-backed militants in the western Syrian city of Qusayr on July 11, 2012.
The notorious US security firm Blackwater has set up military camps in Turkey’s border region with Syria to train armed groups fighting against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
A report published by the Turkish newspaper Idinik said Blackwater agents have been operating at the border area and that the firm’s mercenaries are being deployed to Syria via the Turkish province of Hatay.
Syrian security forces in the western city of Homs have also said that the Israeli spy agency, Mossad, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and Blackwater are involved in the country’s unrest. Continue reading →