Children from Ma'arat al-Nu'man, Idlib Governorate, Syria, joined the revolution against the Assad regime.
"The world should not blame us because we cannot sit cross-armed [idly] while we watch the blood of our people being spilled before our eyes. We have the right to defend our childhood, which was forsaken by the beastly al-Assad army," said she.
Iranian regime operatives captured by the Free Syrian Army in Homs, Syria.
A group of Syria’s opposition “Free Army” has released a video showing what it was said were seven Iranians, including five members of the Revolutionary Guards, captured in the city of Homs.
The armed Syrian opposition group, which called itself the “al-Farouq brigade of the Free Syrian Army,” also released a statement calling for Iran’s Supreme leader Ali Khamanei to “acknowledge in explicit and unambiguous words the existence of elements of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in Syria in order to help the Assad’s regime in its crackdown on the Syrian people.”
There seems to be a number of things connecting the sudden public appearance of Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah in the midst of his supporters in Beirut, marking the religious festival of Ashoura, after years of confining his public appearances to video-links from unknown locations, and the televised interview conducted by ABC with Syrian President al-Assad, which represents the first interview given by the Syrian leader with an American media outlet since the start of the protests in Syria.
BEIRUT - The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah, whose backers Syria and Iran are at the centre of heightened regional tension, made a rare public appearance on Tuesday marking the Shi'ite Muslim festival of Ashura and said his group was building up its arsenal.