Bombs, warplanes, defection, hunger: Syria war engulfs country including Kurds
Kurdish future in jeopardy amid population drop and destroyed social order
The Syrian Crisis, the Great Middle East, and Kurdish National Drama
The spring and summer of 2012 will remain large in the history of the Middle East as the boundary between the ‘Arab spring’, symbolizing the change in individual countries and the full regional crisis of interrelated events with huge crisis potential. In the past 3-5 months the radical terrorists have gained in the war.
The outskirts of the Syrian capital were rocked by clashes early on Saturday a day after rebels seized a key regime airbase in the north, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Britain-based watchdog said two children and two men were killed when Mleha just southeast of Damascus was bombarded.
A man identifying himself as a senior foreign intelligence official has announced his defection from the ranks of the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad in a video statement posted on the Internet.