Monday, 20 May, 2013
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Syrian government has launched an attack over the last 48 hours on the strategic town of Qusayr, which lies near the Lebanese border. Hezbollah fighters were reported to be fighting alongside government forces. Reports said the fighting was intense with both sides claiming the upper hand.
Asharq Al-Awsat quoted the Free Syrian Army (FSA) as saying it was in control of the town and that the fighting was limited to the outskirts. The paper said the state-run me...