Future aid and armaments are now on the line for the Syrian Opposition after news emerged yesterday that a prominent Syrian rebel group had decapitated a 12-year-old Palestinian kid, Abdallah Issa, at the Handarat camp in northern Aleppo yesterday.

Nour al-Din al-Zinki, a supposed moderate faction of the Syrian Opposition is believed to have perpetrated the beheading.

The U.S State Department promised “consequences” if the gruesome video turns out to be genuine.

“If we can prove indeed what happened and this group [al-Zinki] was involved in it, it would give us pause about any assistance or frankly any further involvement”, U.S. official Mark Toner told reporters at a press briefing today.

“I can’t take what these consequences would be, but this certainly would give a pause and we’ll look at any affiliation or cooperation with this group,” he reiterated.

In a statement released by Nour al-Din al-Zinki, its leadership condemned the killing, saying it does not reflect the movement itself, but “an individual error”.

Lately, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has been tying the noose around the final rebel road leading to Aleppo city – thus, the beheading could be seen as a sign of desperation before a full-blown siege of rebel-held Aleppo.

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Cody Leonard
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Cody Leonard

Good. Hoping for a swift victory to the SAA, we shall not repeat our mistakes in Iraq again.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux
George Eastwood
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George Eastwood

ISIL was made by the USA. God save us from US democracy!!!

Deny Nurdin
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Deny Nurdin

then they make another group with same behavior. we know how bad US is …..

Sfyri Hamartolus
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Sfyri Hamartolus

U.S. will instead aid Syrian rebel groups that behead children without publishing evidence incriminating themselves.

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Mark Hayden

This is OBAMA’s change you you can beLIEve in .

James
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James

Obama is the best thing that happened to your pathetic country in a long time. You yanks are just too anally buried to see it.

WowWow
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WowWow

Don’t believe anything US regime says

Peacemakers
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Peacemakers

You must be dumb. to believe the US does anything good for humanity.

José Da Silva
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José Da Silva

But behind and hidden, the CIA will continue to support them …. It’s always like this …

hjd
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hjd

Do they stop aid to Israel too? The US pathetic Pinocchio…

Tabasum Ramzan
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Tabasum Ramzan

They only did it coz the video went viral and now they want to play the good guy, but like previous comments, this is what they been funding all along and will continue to, theyre the devils kids

Peter Jewell
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Peter Jewell

Its all of us

Andrew Sivaram
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Andrew Sivaram

This rebel group will simply change their name to something new like “Jaish al Mujahideen al Islam” and continue receiving US weapons and support…

Muslim Esfahani
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Muslim Esfahani

Source bro

Ben Wolfson
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Ben Wolfson

Muhammad Xóśhnáw
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Muhammad Xóśhnáw

Yeah of course , US should not give aid to those b*****d shitholes .

Muhammad Xóśhnáw
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Muhammad Xóśhnáw

Muslim Esfahani you look like a butthurt persian s**t .

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Manuel Flores Escobar

Behead by courtesy of US Taxpayers!…

B
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B

After beheading of ProAssad Palestinian Soldier! #CloseIncirlik

শাম
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শাম
Giri S Prasad
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Giri S Prasad

…best news so far..

Uvaidullah Akhtar
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Uvaidullah Akhtar

Your glass is UVenabled…..well done….imdian future needs u passionately…

Giri S Prasad
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Giri S Prasad

Uvaidullah Akhtar …what abt ur glass?….is that for not to read news of beheading a 12 yr old….

Uvaidullah Akhtar
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Uvaidullah Akhtar

Dear giri we are born at a time when we all want to live even a single most happy moment…..if u want to clean your house u should do it fulllly…selectivity breeds nothing…..

Riad Qarib
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Riad Qarib

Best news? Is something wrong with you?

Gabriel Moussalli
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Gabriel Moussalli

That means they were backing them. And what kind of aids it was? In the meantime what about the other factions of the do called rebels?

Giri S Prasad
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Giri S Prasad

….these so-called rebels are closely linked to Al-qeada group called Nusrat….US knowingly funded these people……results are in front of you now..

Palestine
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Palestine

Giri, looks like you work for Mossad.

Shima Dwan
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Shima Dwan

US funding them with Intel,wepons,cash,combat gear.
etc

Roger K
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Roger K

@manatrue usa has totally failed with the “support moderate re els” we can all see who/what these moderate rebels are!

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Obama u send ur daughter to this terrorist group, you will get proof that this moderat is human or animal,

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u TERRORIST SUPPORTER ()BAMA u send ur daughter to this terrorist group, you will get proof that this moderat is human or animal,

Triphon Salem Rendy
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Triphon Salem Rendy

Too late

adrian
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adrian

@annispice How very clever of them. Useless US. Yet again!

Soultan El
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Soultan El

@lebaneastern sa + Erdogan qui va aller en Russie Tic Tac Tic Tac

Jurijus Popocenko
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Jurijus Popocenko

Very nice religion …

Alec O'Sullivan
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Alec O'Sullivan

@leithfadel They already have American guns, don’t they?

Алекс
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Алекс

США создали все эти банды и им наплевать на какого-то мальчика,нет умеренных и неумеренных повстанцев,есть те,кто стреляет и есть кто разговаривает.Те кто не положил оружие тот должен быть уничтожен.

Emo
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Emo

I was always wondering whether this administration is so dumb or they just don’t understand the religion of peace, it turned out that they really know NOTHING!!!

AS
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AS

@leithfadel headline is not correct. nowhere in article does it say US stopped aid; only that there *may* be “consequences”

The Wider View
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The Wider View

Apparently it was fine to be working with Jabhat al Nusrah (al Qaeda in Syria) though…….pathetic.

Reiss O'Shaughnessy
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Reiss O'Shaughnessy

Now let’s aid Government forces, the true heroes in Syria

Muhammad Xóśhnáw
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Muhammad Xóśhnáw

Arabs killing arabs xD

Kayl
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Kayl

Damascus ( with allied help) should offer $ 2,500,000 for arrest and hand over of the maniac who slaughtered the brave boy.

robis
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robis

check this site: – forexofworld.com

Fadl Osman
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Fadl Osman

Hahahahahahahaha of course they will stop

frank Yeo
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frank Yeo

All the US’s mistakes, funded ISIS, and Syrian Rebels to overthrown legitimated Syrian President Assad. The world shall not condor this wanton US funding and aiding of rebellions, just to sell US weapons, US has made too many mistakes, how can it be a world leader if she is too reckless to risk wars and ruin countries’ developments. Another example of US sells of weapon that did no one good. The world should ban US weapons, such that these mistakes shall not repeat itself.

Wago Wajagish
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Wago Wajagish

@TolisMoustakas ah perchè fin che decapitavano i soldati siriani andava bene?

Zeeshan
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Zeeshan

kill his barbaric killers.

Al Kay
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Al Kay

So, you savages cut each other heads off, but blame some else for your behavior?

Anjuline
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Anjuline

Where are all the Pro Palestinian voices? S I L E N T

Tony Lizzerri
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Tony Lizzerri

Why do the idiot writes on this site keep giving misinformation and misleading headlines. No support has been ended. All they said was that they would “pause” to think about it….d**n, this site’s writers suck b***s.

Ghizlane El Bioud
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Ghizlane El Bioud

They are not humans

istvan
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istvan

Ship these guys some protein supplements and set-up some decent gyms in Syria as well as steroid shops these guys need to find more productive things to do with their time. The problem is there is not enough entertainment there

Alan
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Alan

How many other cases such as this goes unseen – Just the tip of the iceberg.

BobTBuilder
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BobTBuilder

When a Palestinian is killed, the Israel Army is usually involved somehow.

jojo
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jojo

Someone said that the boy was being treated for Mediterranean anemia. That would explain things. He does look anemic. He is too small and frail looking to be any kind of use as a soldier.
All the men seen with him and the cameraman must be publicly killed. They are sadistic child killers and the world would be a better place with all of them gone.

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JIMMY JOHNSON

Ahh,he’s just a Palestinian. The Israelis have been doing this for decades and Knowbody cared

Asdis Asdis
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Asdis Asdis