Syria rebels receive new arms
Abu-Ossayad, the leader of artillery and mortar battalion in al-Tawheed brigade, and a fellow fighter prepare hand-made mortar shells in al-Kindi hospital frontline in Aleppo. Syrian rebels have recently received new weapons that could “change the course of the battle” against the Syrian regime, a spokesman for the Free Syrian Army told AFP on Friday. The apparent influx of weapons comes after the United States said it would provide rebel forces with “military support,” although it has declined to outline what that might entail.
On Thursday, Muqdad said rebels needed short-range ground-to-air missiles, surface-to-air missiles known as MANPADS, anti-tank missiles, mortars and ammunition.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Sunday Tribune
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