Rebel Yell: Syrian opposition leader says US helping Assad
Syrian President Bashar Assad
West is “supporting” Assad – FSA ex-commander
One of the top rebel commanders in Syria, Col Abdul Jabbar al-Okaidi, said by accepting Assad's offer to scrap his chemical weapons, the United States gave him space to step up conventional attacks.
Source: Arab Saga
Syrian Journalist Abdulwahab Mulla Kidnapped in Liberated Aleppo
Citizen journalist and satirist Abdulwahab Mulla, 24, was kidnapped from his house in Aleppo’s liberated area by unidentified masked gunmen on October 8th.
Source: Global Voices Online
Cabinet OK's razing Bedouin towns to build Jewish settlement in their place
After being expelled and relocated in the 1950s, the residents of Umm al-Hiran are about to lose their homes once again – this time to make way for a Jewish national-religious settlement.
Source: 972 Mag
Infographic: Legislative Limits on Freedom of Expression in Jordan
While Jordan may be the safest place in the ME, it sure as heck ain't the freest-- just ask the seventy protesters now imprisoned.