CIA coordinator for rebel weapons Syria. - Breaking News Allvoices

News Stories Related To: CIA coordinator for rebel weapons Syria.

Kafr Nabl : Syria | almost 2 years ago  
Today, 21/6. The staff of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) covert operation in Turkey is coordinating the flow of weapons to the insurgents offer Syria to ensure they do...
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
     
  • Read full report
   Reach     Credibility Credibility of 5
Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Related news stories

  • Turkey blames Syria for jet attack, consults NATO – Turkey says jet ...

      Kuwait Times | almost 2 years ago
    A handout image released by the Syrian opposition's Shaam News Network yesterday, shows Syrians carrying the coffin of a person killed during the Syrian army offensive of the restive city of Homs on June 20, 2012. Violence in Syria killed at least 34...
  • Report: 131 killed by Syrian military

      United Press International | almost 2 years ago
    The Syrian military killed at least 131 dissenters and defecting police officers Saturday, opposition activists reported Sunday. While international media is mostly banned since the uprising began in March 2011, opposition groups known as Local...
  • Syrian opposition meets to try to forge unity

      The Daily Star | almost 2 years ago
    Members of disparate Syrian groups opposed to the regime of President Bashar Assad are meeting in Brussels to hash out their differences and plan for a democratic transition. The opposition groups are divided over whether outside military...
  • William Hague 'outraged' as Syria shoots down Turkish fighter jet

      The independent | almost 2 years ago
    The politics behind Ed Miliband's long-awaited speech on immigration are pretty straightforw... Having noticed that at least a couple of times a week, a topic would trend with an anti-female messa... Suggested Topics Foreign Secretary William Hague...
  • At Least 130 Killed in Weekend Syria Violence

      Israel National News | almost 2 years ago
    Protests against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad took place mainly in suburbs of Damascus. Forces loyal to Assad opened fire on protesters, killing dozens. Earlier Saturday, Assad named a new government, in the hope of quelling some of the...
  • Tensions mount as Syria shoots down Turkish aircraft

      Sydney Morning Herald | almost 2 years ago
    Turkish military aircraft after its military spotted an ''unidentified aerial target'' flying at a low altitude and high speed. The Syrians say the target turned out to be a Turkish military aircraft that entered Syrian airspace and was dealt with...
  • Turkey to React to Incident with Plane Downed by Syria

      Novinite | almost 2 years ago
    Turkish fighter jet downed by Syria, in Damascus, Syria, 23 June 2012. Turkish President Abdullah Gul stated his country will do "whatever is needed" in response to the incident, in which a Turkish military fighter jet was downed by the Syrian army.
  • Bashar al-Assad issues decree forming new Syria government: TV

      Daily News & Analysis | almost 2 years ago
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree today forming a new government, state television said, less than two months after controversial parliamentary elections boycotted by the opposition. "President Bashar al-Assad has issued Decree 210...
  • Syria forms new government; key posts unchanged

      AP Online | almost 2 years ago
    Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a decree forming a new government Saturday, but it will be headed by a key loyalist and the foreign, defense and interior ministers kept their jobs. The move comes as fears mounted that the conflict...
  • Assad forms new government, keeps top ministers

      Jerusalem Post | almost 2 years ago
    Reappointment of Syrian defense minister Rajha quashes rumors he was assassinated by rebels. Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a decree to form a new government on Saturday, shaking up many cabinet posts but keeping the heads of the interior,...
  • Saudi Arabia to pay salaries of Syrian rebel fighters, report says

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    Saudi Arabia was set to start paying the salaries of Free Syrian Army soldiers, according to British newspaper the Guardian. (AFP) Saudi Arabia was set to pay the salaries of the rebel Free Syrian Army to encourage mass defections from President...
  • Saudi Arabia and Qatar funding Syrian rebels

      The Daily Star | almost 2 years ago
    Saudi Arabia and Qatar are paying salaries to rebel forces fighting in the Syrian revolt against President Bashar Assad, an Arab diplomat said on Saturday. "The payment has been going on for months and the agreement was made on April 2 by Saudi...
  • Poll: Arab majorities around Middle East want Assad ousted

      Jerusalem Post | almost 2 years ago
    Pew data shows Lebanon sole Arab country in ME that did not strongly endorse Syrian president's departure; not many support Arab-led action to intervention, even less support Western-led action against Assad. Overwhelming majorities in the Arab...
  • Syria admits to shooting down Turkish jet

      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    A statement by the Syrian military said the plane was flying low off the country's coast. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters Syria shot down a Turkish warplane over the Mediterranean on Friday and Ankara warned it would respond decisively to the...
  • Syria: The crisis has reached critical point

      Arab News | almost 2 years ago
    Tariq Alhomayed Friday 22 June 2012 The reported shooting down of a Turkish warplane by the Assad's air defense is an important message to everybody in Ankara, as well as the international community, namely that the Assad regime and those backing it...
  • Turkey: A Dangerous Week for Relations with Syria

      Eurasianet | almost 2 years ago
    For the last few months, Turkey has been executing a rather complicated dance with regards to troubled next door neighbor Syria. While supporting and housing elements of the Syrian opposition, Ankara has continued to insist it only providing aid for "...
  • Turkish jet crashes amid claims it was shot down by Syria

      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    Osman Orsal/Reuters A Turkish military jet has crashed in the eastern Mediterranean, amid claims that Syria shot the plane down and then apologised for the incident. Turkish and Syrian vessels were searching for the F-4 jet, which went down in the...
  • Unclear if Syria downed Turkish jet: Turkish prime minister

      Al Sharq Al Awsat | almost 2 years ago
    Turkey lost a warplane over the Mediterranean on Friday, but its prime minister said he could not confirm reports that Syria had shot it down and had apologized. If the Syrians did indeed bring down the Turkish F-4 jet, a new crisis could erupt...
  • Syria Sorry for Shooting Down Turkish Warplane

      International Business Times | almost 2 years ago
    Share This Story He told the Haberturk newspaper: "Syria immediately offered a very serious apology for the incident and admitted it was a mistake." Erdogan is also quoted as claiming that both the F-4 Phantom's pilot and navigator survived the crash.
  • On the porous border with Turkey, smugglers keep Syria's uprising alive

      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    Idlib has been under the control of the Syrian army and the feared Shabiha militia for most of the uprising. Photograph: John Densky It is hard to miss the tension in the smoke stained room of the former police station in Altima; a stone's throw...
  • Erdogan: Unclear if Syria shot down Turkish jet

      Jerusalem Post | almost 2 years ago
    Turkey loses warplane off southeast coast; Ankara denies reports that Syria admitted shooting down plane and apologized. Turkey lost a warplane over the Mediterranean on Friday, but its prime minister said he could not confirm reports that Syria had...
  • 1.5 million Syrians trapped

      News 24 | almost 2 years ago
    Syrian troops clashed with rebels in the third-largest city Homs on Friday, scuppering a new bid to rescue trapped civilians as the United Nations said up to 1.5 million people were now in need of aid. The fresh bombardment of the central, Orontes...
  • Saudi Arabia plans to fund Syria rebel army

      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    Free Syria Army fighters are to be paid by Saudi Arabia in an attempt to encourage pro-Assad troops to defect. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Saudi officials are preparing to pay the salaries of the Free Syria Army as a means of encouraging mass...
  • Russia vows to deliver Syrian arms

      Sydney Morning Herald | almost 2 years ago
    Story continues below At least 114 people were reported killed in Syria on Thursday, Red Cross access to a troubled area was blocked and a Syrian air force pilot defected in the course of what activists called ''a bloody day'' as heavy shelling...
  • Syrian rebels kill 25 pro-Assad militiamen

      Mail and Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    The violence, which followed a day of bloodshed across Syria in which 125 deaths were reported, is further evidence of a slide towards sectarian-tinged civil war in a country where majority Sunni Muslims are spearheading an anti-Assad revolt. Russia,...
  • Syria: 25 killed in fresh massacre

      Zee News | almost 2 years ago
    Xinhua said armed terrorist groups abducted a number of citizens and massacred them in Darat Ezzeh suburb of Aleppo...Syria has witnessed a number of high profile massacres that has brought international condemnation for President Bashar al-Assad.
  • Video — Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat: ‘They broke my hands to stop me ...

      War In Context | almost 2 years ago
    They broke my hands to stop me drawing Assad' by News Sources on June 22, 2012 Ali Farzat founded in 2001 Syria's first satirical weekly, Ad Domari. In August 2011, he was attacked by Bashar al-Assad's militia who broke his hands.
  • Syria mass killing said to target pro-Assad militia

      The Hindustan Times | almost 2 years ago
    At least 25 men were found killed in northern Syria's Aleppo province on Friday and Syrian state media said they were victims of a massacre by anti-government "terrorists". A pro-opposition monitoring group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,...
  • “Turkey does not ship weapons to Syria,” says foreign ministry

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    Turkey denied reports it was shipping weapons to fighters of the Free Syrian Army. "Turkey does not ship weapons to any neighboring country, including Syria," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Selcuk Unal said. The New York Times newspaper reported on...
  • Russian ship defies Western pressure

      Daily News & Analysis | almost 2 years ago
    Moscow defied Western pressure over Syria on Thursday, announcing that a cargo ship would deliver weapons to the country under the Russian national flag despite being forced to abandon its voyage when Britain withdrew insurance cover. The MV Alaed...
  • Report: Women in Homs Fighting Assad

      Israel National News | almost 2 years ago
    Battalion activists have posted a video clip on the Internet featuring a woman speaking on behalf of ten women, whose faces are covered. The woman says, "The mission of this battalion is to use different types of weapons to defend ourselves against...
  • Ita€™s up to Syrians to decide Assada€™s fate: US

      Zee News | almost 2 years ago
    US Washington: The US on Thursday said it is only providing humanitarian aid and non-lethal assistance to the Syrian opposition, a day after a media report claimed that CIA officers were distributing assault rifles, anti-tank rocket launchers and...
  • US denies safe passage scheme for Assad

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    The United States said Thursday there was no truth to reports it was ready, along with Britain, to offer Syrian President Bashar al-Assad safe passage to travel to Geneva to meet opposition leaders. Washington said it was not its role to decide Assad'...
  • Rising Death Toll in Syria Prompts Calls for Western Intervention

      Voice of America | almost 2 years ago
    The United Nations says at least 10,000 Syrians are dead and 1 million are in need of assistance in a conflict that appears to be spiraling towards civil war.  The escalating violence is prompting some to call for Western military intervention, as...
  • PEW poll shows over half of Lebanese want Assad out

      The Daily Star | almost 2 years ago
    Over half of the Lebanese hold unfavorable views of Syrian President Bashar Assad and believe he should step down, according to results of a poll conducted by U.S.-based PEW Research Center released Thursday. Fifty-three percent of Lebanese polled...
  • Syrian air force pilot defects – and makes his getaway in a MiG-21

      The Independent | almost 2 years ago
    There was a time when I would rather die than live with the guilt that came after drinking the nutri... Today is the day where doctors (some not all) take industrial action over government planned pension.....The big question for me is how are...
  • Report: US Helping Syrian Rebels Arm, Fight

      Voice of America | almost 2 years ago
    VOA News June 21, 2012 Syrian rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad may be getting some added help from the United States. The New York Times reports CIA operatives are working along the Turkish-Syrian border, helping to funnel arms -...
  • Russia Irate Over Britain's Block Of Ship Carrying Arms To Syria

      International Business Times | almost 2 years ago
    Moscow is fuming after Britain pressured a Russia n ship headed for Syria to change it course, saying that by asking insurer Standard Club to revoke its coverage, the UK was breaking international laws. Share This Story Russia received widespread...
  • Administration mum on claims CIA helping steer arms to Syrian opposition

      Fox News | almost 2 years ago
    The Obama administration did not deny claims Thursday that the CIA has taken on a greater role in responding to the Syrian uprising, following an article that said a handful of agents in Turkey are helping allies determine which opposition fighters...
  • Syrian Pilot Gets Asylum In Jordan

      International Business Times | almost 2 years ago
    A Syrian Air Force pilot landed his MiG-21 fighter jet in Jordan and asked for political asylum on Thursday...Hassan Hammadeh, while the Syrian government has called him "a fugitive from the service, a traitor to his country and to his military honor,...
  • The Anan peace plan

      Al Ahram | almost 2 years ago
    For the past four months, Al-Assad has been cushioned between Russia's waning strategic presence in the Middle East, represented by the only East Mediterranean naval base in Tartous, and Anan's marathon but futile peace endeavour. For the rebellious...
  • High-profile defections in the Arab Spring

      Washington Post | almost 2 years ago
    Hassan Hammadeh, removed his air force tag and kneeled on the tarmac in prayer after landing his plane at King Hussein Air Base in Jordan on Thursday, the AP reported : The Post's Liz Sly reports that this isn't the first time a member ofthe Syrian...
  • CIA Helping Channel Arms To Syrian Rebels: Report

      International Business Times | almost 2 years ago
    Central Intelligence Agency operatives are speeding the flow of automatic weapons, rocket propelled grenades and other arms from southern Turkey to Syrian rebels, according to a recent report. The weapons are paid for by the governments of Turkey,...
  • Syrian rebels emboldened by heavy losses

      SF Gate | almost 2 years ago
    Anonymous / Associated Press Syrian rebels hold their weapons as they prepare to fight troops from President Bashar Assad's government in Homs province, in an image provided by the Rebels Battalion of Baba Amro. Images More News Khan Sheikhoun, Syria...
  • Syria fighter pilot defects in new blow to Assad

      Arab News | almost 2 years ago
    A Syrian pilot sought asylum after landing his MiG fighter jet in neighboring Jordan on Thursday, in the first such air force defection in a 15-month revolt against President Bashar Assad's regime. The pilot asked for political asylum in Jordan,...
  • The UN's Dead End In Syria

      Canadian Free Press | almost 2 years ago
    General Robert Mood, the commander of the three hundred unarmed UN observers who are supposed to monitor the situation in Syria but have been stymied.  Herve Ladsous, the Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, also addressed the...
  • Arab League urges Russia to end Syria arms sales

      Al Sharq Al Awsat | almost 2 years ago
    Russia should halt arms sales to Syria and U.N. sanctions could be needed to force President Bashar al-Assad and rebels fighting to oust him to implement a failing peace plan, a senior Arab League official was quoted as saying on Thursday. The U.N.
  • CIA vetting arms flow to Syria rebels: report

      The Daily Star | almost 2 years ago
    Turkey are vetting the flow of weapons to Syrian rebels to ensure they do not fall into the hands of Al-Qaeda militants, the New York Times reported Thursday. The Times cited unnamed U.S. officials and Arab intelligence officials as saying the...
  • C.I.A. Said to Aid in Steering Arms to Syrian Rebels

      The New York Times | almost 2 years ago
    A small number of C.I.A. officers are operating secretly in southern Turkey, helping allies decide which Syrian opposition fighters across the border will receive arms to fight the Syrian government, according to American officials and Arab...
  • Fighting rages in Syria; dozens dead

      CNN | almost 2 years ago
    The dead included 17 in the suburbs of the capital, Damascus, according to the Local Coordination Committees of Syria, an opposition network...Another 10 people were in Hama and seven in Daraa, cities that were the scenes of previous fighting between...


Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.