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Free Syrian Army fighters in Jdeidet al Fadel, April 22, 2013.
Syrian opposition plans new government in August

Rebels to form a government in exile after Eid al-Fitr.

By REUTERS
31/07/2013
Free Syrian Army members, Aleppo, July 4, 2013.
Syrian rebels offer Assad Ramadan truce in Homs

New opposition president Ahmad Jarba expects advanced arms from Saudi Arabia to reach rebels soon, change balance of power.

By REUTERS
08/07/2013
Acting head of the Syrian National Coalition George Sabra in Istanbul May 13, 2013.
Syrian rebels: No talks while Hezbollah backs Assad

Despite Syrian National Coalition head announcement, coalition spokesman says still no decision on whether to attend talks.

By REUTERS
31/05/2013
Yemen's al-Houthi Shi'ite fighters [file].
Report: Yemen Houthis fighting for Assad in Syria

Houthi rebels arrive in Syria through Hezbollah camps in Lebanon.

Former Syrian National Coalition President Moaz Alkhatib and US Secretary of State John Kerry.
Russian, US, UN sets date for Syria peace talks

Three-way meeting in Geneva to prepare for int'l conference, but opposition threatens boycott unless settlement forces Assad out.

By REUTERS
30/05/2013
Syrian rebels take up positions during clashes with forces loyal to President Assad near Aleppo.
Russia: Assad exit demand thwarts peace effort

Russian foreign minister urges Syrian National Coalition to attend Geneva 2 conference without preconditions.

By REUTERS
30/05/2013
Syrian Rebels
US doubles non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition

Syrian National Coalition rejects terrorism, vows to keep weapons out of "wrong hands"; US increases funds to $250m.

By REUTERS
21/04/2013
HEZBOLLAH SUPPORTERS march through the streets of Beirut last year.
'Dissent within Hezbollah over involvement in Syria'

Unconfirmed report cites unidentified sources as saying Hezbollah fighters refuse to support President Bashar Assad.

Iran navy ship travels through Suez Canal [file]
Syrian opposition: Iranian arms on way to Assad

Al-Arabiya says ship to enter the Suez Canal Saturday; Syrian National Coalition urges Egypt to search vessel.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
30/03/2013
Fighters from Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra, December 2012.
Al-Qaida linked group doubles size in Syria

Al Nusra Front mushrooms to 1,000 fighters; new recruits returning to Syria after sojourning in Iraq, Turkish daily 'Hurriyet' reports.

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