Members of a family walk along a street covered with garbage in al-Kalaseh neighborhood in Aleppo May 6, 2014. REUTERS/Hosam Katan (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CONFLICT)
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Syrian rebels have captured an army colonel who tried unsuccessfully to stand in next month's presidential election, according to an Internet video posted on Tuesday.Kanaan was named by Syria's parliamentary speaker as one of 24 people who had nominated themselves to stand in the June 3 presidential election, which is widely expected to extend President Bashar al-Assad's hold on power.Syria's constitutional court ruled on Sunday that just three candidates -- Assad and two others -- had met the requirements to stand in the election.
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