33 killed in Syria:
Fighting was reported in Damascus, Homs and other cities, killing 33 people overall on Saturday, the group said, showing neither side was respecting a U.N.-backed ceasefire, the failure of which has left outside powers divided on what to do next.
Syria: Journalist Says Rebels Set Him Up To Be Killed:
A British journalist claims Syrian rebels set him up to die in no man’s land near the Lebanese border, saying Friday he believes they wanted to use his death at the hands of government forces to score propaganda points.
Syrian army targeted by bus bomb in Damascus – video:
Video uploaded to a social media website purports to show a bomb being detonated by Free Syrian Army rebels in Damascus on Friday. The target was a bus carrying Syrian army soldiers.
UN mission ‘can’t say who to blame’ in Hama massacre:
After dozens were reported slaughtered in the Syrian village of al-Qubair, UN observers have been seeking to establish the truth on the events. Yet as the government and opposition accuse each other, the team admits it can’t say who was to blame.
Syrian rebels aim to use chemical weapons, blame Damascus – report
“The armed Syrian opposition has got their hands on chemical weapons, which they acquired from Libya, a media report claims. They allegedly plan to use it against civilians and pin the atrocity on the Bashar al-Assad regime. The report by DamPress claims the opposition group in possession of the weapons is being trained in its use inside Turkey. No further detail on the alleged conspiracy is given.”
Russia: West Purposefully Sabotaging Peace in Syria
“In his most recent statement, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov repeated that Russia opposes any attempt to intervene or level sanctions against Syria. He also exposed the West’s role in purposefully perpetuating violence in order to sabotage peace efforts and create a pretense for NATO-enforced regime change. He warned, “the way the Syrian crisis is resolved will play an important role in the world tomorrow; whether the world will be based on the UN charter, or a place where might makes right.” This after US ambassador to the UN Susan Rice declared the West was prepared to “take actions outside of the Annan plan and the authority of this [UN security] council,” to implement regime change in Syria. …”