Istanbul (NTB-Reuters): USA stanser sin forsyningshjelp til opprørerne nord i Syria etter at islamistiske grupper har tatt kontroll over lagerbygninger og hovedkvarter tilhørende Den frie syriske hær.
The US and UK have suspended all "non-lethal" support for rebels in northern Syria, but not humanitarian aid. A US embassy spokesman in Ankara said the decision was made after Islamist rebels seized bases belonging to the Western-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA). Fighters from the Islamic Front, a new alliance of rebel groups, ousted FSA-aligned fighters from the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey last week. The non-lethal aid includes medicine, vehicles and communications equipment. The US and European countries have been reluctant to supply [...]