News In Brief

Ticker

US and UK stop non-lethal aid to Syria rebel groups

12.12.13 @ 08:50

  1. By EUOBSERVER

The US and UK on Wednesday suspended all non-lethal aid to Syrian militias after Islamist rebels reportedly seized bases belonging to the Western-backed Free Syrian Army, reports the BBC. The aid includes vehicles, communications equipment and night-vision goggles. The Islamic Front, a union of six rebel groups, attacked the FSA.

COMMENTS

EUobserver encourages comments that contribute to an intelligent debate. It reserves the right to delete comments which it deems abusive or which incite hatred. For questions about any aspect of community participation, please write to mm@euobserver.com.

View comments