Rebels begin military operations against Assad forces with attacks in Damascus suburbs

Rebels begin military operations against Assad forces with attacks in Damascus suburbs

Special to WorldTribune.com NICOSIA — The rebel movement sworn to oust President Bashar Assad has expanded operations against the Syrian regime. The Free Syrian Army said deserters from Assad’s military and security forces conducted several attacks on regime facilities near Damascus. FSA, with a haven in Turkey, said the targets struck on Nov. 16 consisted […]

Syria’s rebel army resumes operations after more protesters killed

Syria’s rebel army resumes operations after more protesters killed

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — The opposition plans to expand military operations against the regime of President Bashar Assad. The Free Syrian Army (FSA) intends to establish what was termed a national military council. The Army, commanded by Col. Riyad Assad and based in Turkey, said the anti-Assad force has reached 15,000 fighters, most of […]