Syria rebels move command from Turkey to Syria: FSA

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Syrian rebels announced that their command centre has been transferred from neighbouring Turkey to inside Syria, in a video posted on Saturday.

"The Free Syrian Army command has moved into liberated areas of Syria following arrangements made with battalions and brigades to secure these zones," FSA chief Riad al-Asaad said in the video.