Saturday July 21 04:33 pm
The Fighting Faithful Jihad ravages Syria as Ramadan begins
Government forces in Syria are launching all-out counter attacks in the capital to reclaim districts held by rebels. But the country is now facing a new, religious front. It's split over when to start marking the Islamic Holy month of Ramadan. It's meant to be a time of peace and prayer in the Muslim world - but Syrians have little hope it will help curtail violence, as RT's Oksana Boyko now reports from Damascus. RT LIVE http //rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http //www.youtube.com/subscription center?add user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http //www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http //twitter.com/RT com Follow us on Google+ http //plus.google.com/b/102728491539958529040 RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.