Non-mainstream news (31/01/2014)

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“More than 7,000 foreign militants are fighting for the rebels in Syria’s civil war”
http://www.thenational.ae/us-warns-7-000-foreign-fighters-in-syria-may-pose-risk-to-home-countries

“More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in January”
http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/over-1000-killed-iraq-over-january-officials

“…the latest PLO/UNRWA joint relief convoy could not make its way through to the camp after a bulldozer, provided by Syrian authorities to clear the road for the convoy, was targeted with direct gunfire followed by a mortar shell landing close to the UNRWA trucks, forcing them to retreat.
…Ahmad al-Majdalani, Palestinian minister of labor and head of the PLO delegation dispatched to Syria, accused the Islamist rebels controlling the camp of opening fire at the six-truck relief effort, therefore torpedoing the whole mission”
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/MID-01-300114.html