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Syria unrest

British, Qatari troops already waging secret war in Syria?
British and Qatari troops are directing rebel ammunition deliveries and tactics in the bloody battle for Homs, according to an Israeli website known for links to intelligence sources.

09.02.2012 10:25

Deaths in Syria: Counting them (politically) correctly
High casualty numbers in Syria are reported daily by the media, even though a blackout makes them unverifiable. Things became murkier after a human rights site, which enjoyed frequent citations, split in two and began giving conflicting reports.

09.02.2012 08:10

‘Syrian opposition cannot agree on anything’
The West continues to put more pressure on Syrian leader Bashar Assad to step aside and shows its support to the opposition. But who are the opposition and could they handle Syria?

09.02.2012 07:05

UN, Arab League to get stronger observer mandate in Syria
The Arab League and UN are considering a joint mission to Syria. It must be stronger in numbers and equipment, and the mandate different. President Assad agreed to resume the mission during the Russian foreign minister’s visit to the embattled state.

09.02.2012 06:07

UN resolution would have brought no peace to Syria – Medvedev
President Medvedev has clarified the reasons behind Moscow’s veto on the UN resolution on Syria for the prime minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

08.02.2012 20:48

Syrian opposition getting 'daily shipments' of arms
With recent reports of fierce fighting in Homs, many wonder where the opposition is getting so many arms from. No wonder, argues Professor Ibrahim Alloush, as “weaponry is being smuggled into Syria in large quantities from all over the place.”

08.02.2012 19:44

‘Stop acting like an elephant in a china shop’ – Putin
Speaking out against foreign intervention in internal conflicts, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says people should be able to determine their own futures freely.

08.02.2012 15:55

This is how we roll: FSA shows off APC (VIDEO)
Syrian rebels are rolling out armored hardware in their battle against government forces, if this footage is an indicator of the situations in Homs.

08.02.2012 13:33

Syria: White House preaches peace as Pentagon preps for war
The White House is saying “no” to arming opposition and other military involvement in the Syrian conflict – for the moment. Pentagon and US Central Command launched a review of US military capabilities in case that “no” turns a “yes.”

08.02.2012 13:23