Syria Launches Counter-Offensive
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The regime of President Bashar Assad has launched a
massive offensive to roll back the gains of Sunni rebels.
Opposition sources said the Syrian Army and security forces have
conducted major operations in several cities captured or controlled by the
rebels in January 2012. They said the focus of the army was the Damascus
area as well as Homs and Rastan in central Syria.