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March 7, 2013 1:31 am

Syrian Rebels Seize UN Peacekeepers Near Golan

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Members of the Free Syrian Army. Photo: World Defence News.

Jerusalem Post – Syrian rebels say they have seized a convoy of United Nations observers near the Golan Heights, according to videos posted on YouTube on Wednesday by a violence monitoring group.

A young man saying he was from the “Martyrs of Yarmouk” brigade said the convoy would not be released until forces loyal to President Bashar Assad withdrew from the village of Jamla, a mile east of the ceasefire line with the Israeli Golan.

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