Damascus – Attacks aimed an alawite village, the minority which President Bashar al-Assad, left 125 dead or wounded Tuesday in the centre of the Syria, while Washington was Front Al-Dhanub jihadists on its list of terrorist groups.
“It is not possible in the short term whether the rebels are behind [this series of bombings], but if that were the case, would be the largest operation of retaliation on the part of the insurgents” against Alawites civilians, said Rami Abdel Rahman, Director of the Syrian Observatory of rights (OSDH).
He said that the rebels had seized the week last of a dam by the army near the village of Aqrab, an area where many faiths live together. “We call for the establishment of an independent commission of Jurists who will be able to investigate these attacks. We want a free and democratic Syria, and not a Syria based on sectarian hatred,”Mr. Abdel Rahmane launched.
The village of Aqrab, in the province of Hama, near Hula, where 108 people, including 49 children and 34 women, murdered on 25 May. The United Nations had then raised “strong suspicion” against the “chabbiba” (pro-regime militia) and had condemned the regime. Sanctions
In the wake of the decision by al-Dhanub a last strongholds of the army in Northwest Syria at the expense of the free Syrian army (ASL), held away from the fighting, Washington has taken sanctions against the movement, and the pro-regime militias. Terrorist organization
The United States entered the Front of al-Dhanub, an offshoot believe al Qaeda in Iraq, on their list of foreign terrorist organizations and took frozen the assets of two of its leaders, the Iraqi Maysar Ali Moussa Abdallah al-Juburi and Syrian Ahmad Hassan Khatab.
On the forums Internet jihadis, groups a-had already commended Al-Dhanub for this registration.
Al-Dhanub, unknown before the beginning of the Syrian revolt in March 2011, has had a meteoric rise, claiming most of the suicide attacks in the country and on almost all fronts. He seized the Sheikh Sulaiman base Monday, last Government garrison of importance to the West of Aleppo (North), where the rebels now hold a wide geographical area, after fighting in which 36 soldiers were killed the last day, according to the SOHR.
Tuesday, still in the North of the country, violent fighting between soldiers and rebels on the edge of one of the most important military academies of the country, with about 3000 soldiers, according to the SOHR, who said that the base area would require the commitment of thousands of fighters. Across the country, the violence made Tuesday at least 68 deaths, according to a preliminary assessment of the SOHR, who relies on a network of activists and doctors and has recorded more than 42000 fatalities in nearly 21 months.