* Syrian Coalition: Opposition welcomes US congressional approval for arming FSA and commits to ensuring weapons delivered to vetted groups only.
* Douma LCC: Government aims more missiles at Eastern al-Ghouta in outer Damascus.
* Shahed News: Homs: Heavy clashes around the Khalid bin al-Walid mosque as regime forces attempt to control the central Khalidiya neighborhood.
* Halab Today: International Red Cross confirms Syrian authorities prevented aid from reaching blockaded areas in Homs.
* New Aleppo LCC: Water service largely restored after nearly a week of service interruptions
* Al-Manar: Syrian Army advances on several towns in outer Daraa
* SANA: Syrian army finds hidden rebel storehouse with thermal missiles in Outer Daraa.
* Mazzeh LCC: FSA downs helicopter near Qamishli Airbase in al-Hasakah.