U.S. Condemns Syrian Army

    This citizen journalism image provided by Qusair Lens which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Fadi Kerkoz mourning next to a body of his brother Shadi Kerkoz, who was killed in a battle against Syrian forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the town of Qusair, near the Lebanon border, Homs province, Syria, Sunday, June 2, 2013. Syrian rebels fought with gunmen from the Hezbollah militia in a deadly clash on Lebanese soil, a security official and local media said Sunday, in the latest sign Syria's civil war is spilling over the country's borders. (AP Photo/Qusair Lens)

    Qusair Lens,via AP

    The Syrian Army is wreaking havoc on a number of  villages surrounding Qusair, a strategic border town it seized from rebels after two weeks of fighting that reportedly left no building undamaged. The United States has condemned Syria’s Qusair grab and is calling on Assad allies Iran and Hezbollah to stop the violence by withdrawing their own fighters. At the same time, Syrian rebels have reportedly taken over a U.N.-run border patrol in the Golan Heights, concerning Israeli officials that the conflict will cross over their border and bring with it Islamist extremists who could attack Israel from the Golan Heights.

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