The New York-based group Committee to Protect Journalists cited the case of two kidnapped Swedish journalists.
Syrian opposition official: General Ali Habib has escaped to Turkey, but hasn't joined rebels; Syrian state television denies claims.
Rebels to form a government in exile after Eid al-Fitr.
New opposition president Ahmad Jarba expects advanced arms from Saudi Arabia to reach rebels soon, change balance of power.
Despite Syrian National Coalition head announcement, coalition spokesman says still no decision on whether to attend talks.
Houthi rebels arrive in Syria through Hezbollah camps in Lebanon.
Three-way meeting in Geneva to prepare for int'l conference, but opposition threatens boycott unless settlement forces Assad out.
Syrian National Coalition rejects terrorism, vows to keep weapons out of "wrong hands"; US increases funds to $250m.
Unconfirmed report cites unidentified sources as saying Hezbollah fighters refuse to support President Bashar Assad.
Al-Arabiya says ship to enter the Suez Canal Saturday; Syrian National Coalition urges Egypt to search vessel.