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Aircraft Downed in Latakia

TENSIONS RISE BETWEEN ANKARA AND DAMASCUS: Turkish military downed a Syrian M-17 military helicopter in the Turkmen Mountain region in the greater Latakia area Monday ...
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Rebels shoot down MiG in Latakia

GAME CHANGER?: The Sham [Levant] Free Men, a FSA-aligned Islamist battalion, claims it downed a MiG fighter Sunday in Latakia province. Latakia activist Tariq Shaikho told S...
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Syria Direct: News Update 8-19-2013

* As weapons inspectors begin their Syria mission, the opposition Kolona Shoraka website reports the abduction of Abdultawab Shahrour, head of the government’s forensics unit in A...
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Syria Direct: News Update 8-18-2013

* UN’s chemical inspection team led by Angela Kane and Ake Sellstrom to arrive in Damascus Sunday. * Israel Defense Force spokesman confirms Tel Aviv hits Syrian Army base  ...
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Idris in regime bastion

ON ASSAD'S HOME TURF:  The leader of the Free Syrian Army, Salim Idris, toured parts of Latakia province Sunday, inspecting the armed opposition’s new front lines. Idris...