Dispatch from Quneitra: Regime uses allies to provoke Israel

The Israeli military fired artillery into Syria’s Quneitra province on January 27 in response to at least two rockets originating from Syria that landed in Israeli-controlled territory in the Golan Heights earlier that day.

Syria Direct: News Update 1-19-15

Regime forces captured an unspecified number of Kurdish [YPG] checkpoints in the divided city of Al-Hasakah on Sunday, in the first fighting in the provincial capital since September 2014, reported pro-opposition Smart News Agency.

Jabhat a-Nusra issues demands using UN peacekeepers as leverage

Jabhat a-Nusra’s capture of the Quneitra border crossing between Syria and Israel last Wednesday led to an unlikely pairing: flags from the Free Syrian Army, which allied with Nusra for the battle, and Israel, side by side.

Syria Direct: News Update 8-28-14

Regime warplanes bombed the Quneitra border crossing between Syria and Israel Thursday after rebel groups led by Jabhat a-Nusra captured the area from the Syrian government Wednesday, regime and opposition media sources reported.