Middle East

Syrian rebels reject Russian plan

Opposition fighters warn that war will take longer and thousands more will die as US accepts Putin's initiative.

Last Modified: 12 Sep 2013 14:00
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime warn that if they do not get enough support soon, the war will take longer and thousands more Syrians will die.

Meanwhile, General Salim Idris, commander of the Supreme Military Council, has rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin's plan to deal with Assad's chemical weapons.

Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahalbarra wraps up the developments inside Syria.


Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
Featured on Al Jazeera
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Pro-Russia leaders' election in Ukraine's east shows bloody conflict is far from a peaceful resolution.
Critics challenge Canberra's move to refuse visas for West Africans in Ebola-besieged countries.
A key issue for Hispanics is the estimated 11.3 million immigrants in the US without papers who face deportation.
In 1970, only two mosques existed in the country, but now more than 200 offer sanctuary to Japan's Muslims.
Hundreds of the country's reporters eke out a living by finding news - then burying it for a price.