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Lebanon: Terrorism, dialogue and a pope - Sleiman's tenure




Russia, China veto UN bid to refer Syria to international court




Al Nusrah Front rejects Syrian rebels' revolutionary covenant

The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, has rejected a charter signed by a number of other leading insurgency groups. Al Nusrah argues that the charter is not rooted in proper Islamic principles, among other supposed flaws.


Over 1,000 Moroccan jihadists in Syria




The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Hama; Deraa; Reef Dimashq; and Aleppo, where they were joined by Al Muhajireen wal Ansar. Regime forces advanced closer to Aleppo's central prison. Al Nusrah and the Islamic Front clashed with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham in Deir Izzour, where ISIS is said to now control much of the territory east of the Euphrates river. Regime airstrikes on ISIS checkpoints in Raqqah killed several ISIS fighters. Islamic fighters also clashed with regime forces in Latakia, Homs, Damascus, and Idlib.




Hollande issues warning on chemical strikes




The Al Nusrah Front objected to the "revolutionary covenant" announced by the Islamic Front and four other groups. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Deraa; Hama; Reef Dimashq; and Aleppo, where they were joined by Fajer Al Sham, Al Jabha Al Islamiyya, and Jaysh Al Mujahideen. The body of an Al Nusrah emir who had been kidnapped and killed was found in Aleppo. Al Nusrah and the Islamic Front clashed with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham in Deir Izzour. Regime airstrikes targeted an Al Nusrah office in Idlib.




Israel adjusts to Syrian insurgents on Golan border




Syrian death toll reaches new grim milestone




Syria rebels face setback in south




Islamic extremism on rise in Jordan




The head of the regime's air defenses died after being wounded in fighting near Damascus. Syrian National Coalition defense minister Asaad Mustafa resigned. The Islamic Front, Jaish Al-Mujahideen, Ajnad Al-Sham, Failaq Al-Sham, and Alweiat Al-Furqa issued a "revolutionary covenant" declaring that their targets are the regime, Hezbollah, and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham. The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Latakia, Aleppo, Reef Dimashq, and Deraa. The Islamic Front also clashed with regime forces in Hama, Idlib, and Damascus. ISIS clashed with Al Nusrah and the Islamic Front in Deir Izzour. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights protested raids by the Kurdish Interior Security Forces against "supporters for ISIS" in Hasakah; demanded that all rebel factions stop committing human rights violations and war crimes "through targeting civilian areas ın pretext of that there are regime forces and their pro-gunmen"; and claimed it has documented all of the regime's crimes and human rights violations and will "send the file of these crimes to the International Criminal Court."




Egyptian Brotherhood split on using force




Maaloula a ghost town after rebel ouster




Detainees in Homs spurned by regime and rebels alike




Shabaab leader calls for mediation in Syria, says Zawahiri is 'our Sheikh and Emir'

Abu Zubayr, the emir of Shabaab, restates his support for Ayman al Zawahiri and calls for mediation in Syria.


The Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front battled regime forces in Latakia, Aleppo, and Deraa. The Islamic Front also clashed with regime forces in Hama and Reef Dimashq. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham battled rebel and Islamic Front fighters in Aleppo, and clashed with the Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front in Deir Izzour. Al Ansar, Al tali'a battalions, Jaysho Al Kadisiyya, Jund Al Aziz brigade, Abna'a Al Islam, and Al Abbas brigade stated jointly that they would be fighting only the Alawites in Deir Izzour city. A car bomb detonated by a mosque in Binnish. Al Nusrah issued statements claiming battles in Qalamoun and Hama in late April and early May; the Ahrar al Sham also participated in the Qalamoun battle, as did the Zilzal al-Sharq, Jaish al-Islam, and other groups.




Muhajireen Army commander calls for Muslims to wage jihad in the Ukraine

Abdul Karim Krymsky, the deputy emir of Jaish al Muhajireen wal Ansar, calls on Muslims in the Crimea and the Ukraine to "start on the path of jihad."


Russia says 'Friends of Syria' stance destructive




"Friends of Syria" London meeting agrees to increase support for Syrian opposition