Free Army Commanders: We’d Great Expectations… We’re collapsing

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Three weeks after, the armed rebels entered the northern town of Aleppo, ammunition supplies had dwindled to 600 bullets and six rockets, resulting in a very bloody stalemate with Assad’s forces.

But despite a ‘rotten’ process, supplies are finally on their way

The rusting green Mercedes truck could have been mistaken for a removal lorry.

It was parked in a narrow street outside a luxurious villa a short distance from the Turkish border, and the arms and legs of chairs and tables protruded from the tarpaulin that covered the back.

Beneath the furniture, however, were 450,000 rounds of ammunition and hundreds of rocket-propelled grenades destined for the armed rebels in Aleppo. Continue reading

Syria’s Zoabi: We Can End Crisis in Hours, But That Would Be Disastrous

Syrian Information Minister Omran Zoabi announced that thousands of well-equipped militants entered Syria through its borders, especially through Turkey.

In an interview with Al-Manar TV, Zoabi said Syria “capable of putting the crisis to an end in few hours, but that may result in heavy losses to Syria and its people.” “So, we’re launching qualitative operations against militants,” this minister added.

“There’s nothing called Free Syrian Army but separate armed groups joined altogether with the Western-israeli scheme in Syria,” Zoabi pointed out.

On the other side, Zoabi said the falling of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ‘imminent’, adding that “his [Erdogan] positions concerning the falling of the Syrian regime worth no reaction from us.” Continue reading