World Bulletin / News Desk
As the Free Syrian Army battles government forces to gain full control of the country's largest city and main commercial hub Aleppo, rebels say they lack ammunition.
"We have no ammo for our anti-aircraft guns and rocket launchers. And we need bullets for our machine rifles as well. I believe we would control the city in a few days if we receive ammunition," Ahmad Al Hatip with the FSA Brigade Tawhid told the Anadolu Agency at a headquarters which commands around 5,000 rebels fighting for Aleppo.
London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday that the rebels shelled a military airport near Aleppo with tanks they had captured from Assad forces in what is reportedly the first use of heavy weapons in the anti-regime revolt since it began in March of 2011.
Israeli forces arrest Palestinians accused of being involved in bombing that injured 19 people
'More than 6,000 civilians, most of them women and children, were able to flee areas in the countryside of Aleppo province' as ISIL launches an offensive against the Syrian opposition
'After two series of negotiations without any results because of obstacles raised by the Saudis, Iranian pilgrims will unfortunately not be able to take part in the hajj,' state media reported
UN refugee agency says it is 'immediately' alerting Turkish authorities of developments in Azaz, northern Syria
ISIL has taken control of a number of villages in eastern and southern Azaz district
'Heavy clashes took place overnight between ISIL fighters and opposition inside the walls of Marea town,' a monitor says
Supreme leader urges freshly-elected parliament to be a stronghold against ‘impudence, charms’ of nation’s enemies
Syrian regime and Russian warplanes launch at least 40 airstrikes on towns in Aleppo province
The Pentagon has banned troops in Syria from wearing these Kurdish militia patches
UN humanitarian coordinator Jan Egeland says reaching aid for Syrians it is impossible and a critical situation in some areas.
Egypt's lead investigator said signals coming from the aircraft's fuselage will narrow down the search radius from 40 miles to three
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suffered his second cabinet resignation in a week on Friday when a minister quit over the appointment of a hardline nationalist in the "extremist government".
Iranian man last of 4 refugees detained by Australia who volunteered to move to Cambodia last year
US ground troops are aiding the coalition against ISIL in Raqqa
Iranian official accuses Saudi Arabia of planning large-scale cyber attack against his country
Pentagon comment follows photos surfaced of U.S. special forces wearing Kurdish YPG patches in Syria