Syria

Rockets fired by the Abdullah Azzam Brigades into the western Galilee – update *

On August 27, 2013, Sheikh Siraj al-Din Zariqat’s Twitter account gave the full text of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades/Ziyad Al-Jarrah Battalions’ claim of responsibility for firing four 122-mm Grad rockets with a range of 40 km, or about 25 miles, at Nahariya and Acre.
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Spotlight on Iran – Support for Syria comes to Facebook: supporters of Iran’s military involvement in Syria increase their social network presence

In the past several months, elements affiliated with the Iranian regime have considerably stepped up their Facebook activity in a public relations move to spread a message of support for the Iranian military involvement in Syria.
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Hezbollah Operatives Killed in Syria (Updated to the end of July 2013) *

To date, Hezbollah’s involvement in the Syrian civil war has led to more than 200 of its operatives’ being killed and several hundred of them wounded, most of them during the campaign for Al-Qusayr.
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Hezbollah Operatives Killed in Syria – Update *

So far the involvement of Hezbollah in the Syrian civil war, in our assessment, has cost the organization almost 180 deaths and several hundred wounded.
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Following the victory at Al-Qusayr Hezbollah is preparing to support the Syrian army forces to take over Aleppo

Following the victory in the campaign for Al-Qusayr, Hezbollah is working to strengthen its foothold on the ground while preparing to support the Syrian forces to take over Aleppo, the second most important and second largest city in Syria.
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The escalating anti-Shi’ite rhetoric from Sunni clerics belonging to different schools of thought reflects an agreement that the Shi’a is the enemy of the moment

The escalating anti-Shi’ite rhetoric from Sunni clerics belonging to different schools of thought reflects an agreement that the Shi’a is the enemy of the moment – one that is more pressing than the West and Israel.
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