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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad West’s ‘ally’ against Islamic State jihadists, says Syrian minister

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... But the Syrian army has its priorities and we shall decide what to do next." The Free Syrian Army, backed by the US, Britain, EU, Turkey and the Gulf states, insists it is the only group capable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554181/assad-wests-ally-against-islamic-state-jihadists-says-syrian-minister
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Obama's 'wordy' resolution on Syria short on details

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... the 1964 Tonkin Gulf Resolution authorising the Vietnam War or the 2001 resolution authorising retaliation for the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The proposed resolution would give Obama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1302111/obamas-wordy-resolution-syria-short-details
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi apologises to Syrian people as he steps down

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:46pm by Reuters

    ... powers have backed opposing sides in the civil war that has so far killed at least 150,000 people, with Russia and Iran supporting President Bashar al-Assad and Western powers and Gulf Arab ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512152/un-mediator-lakhdar-brahimi-apologises-syrian-people-he-steps-down
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    New Syria opposition bloc wins Gulf, Arab recognition

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 07:46am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo The six Gulf states recognised a newly formed opposition bloc as the Syrian people’s legitimate representative on Monday, as border violence stoked fears of a spillover of the 20-month conflict. The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) move came exactly a year after the Arab League suspended Syria’s membership, and as the National Coalition met Arab foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1081361/new-syria-opposition-bloc-wins-gulf-arab-recognition
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Push from Syria’s ‘southern front’ aims to overwhelm Assad regime

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:59pm by GDN

    ... had given approval in January for more cash for light weapons intended for the secular opposition in the south. The new US funding supposedly augments a fresh push by Arabian Gulf states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1447266/push-syrias-southern-front-aims-overwhelm-assad-regime
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Captagon: the amphetamine fuelling Syria's civil war

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by GDN

    ... and destined for the wealthy Gulf states. But the breakdown of law and order, collapse of the country's infrastructure and proliferation of armed groups have now turned it into a major producer, ... Captagon tablets were seized last year, said that most of the illicit pills are hidden in trucks passing from Syria to Lebanese ports, from where they are shipped to the Gulf. He suspected proceeds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405712/captagon-amphetamine-fuelling-syrias-civil-war
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Homs evacuations resume as Syria peace talks falter

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 12:27pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and that switching issues around was a “recipe for disaster and failure”. Muqdad said the priority was “terrorism” – the regime’s term for a revolt it says is fuelled by foreign jihadists and Gulf money. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427044/homs-evacuations-resume-syria-peace-talks-falter
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Dozens of rival Islamist rebels executed in Syria

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:42pm by AFP

    ... But the ISIL regrouped and recaptured much of its stronghold in Raqqa city on Sunday, activists said, dealing a blow to rival rebel groups backed by Gulf Arab and Western states. Many of those executed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404904/dozens-rival-islamist-rebels-executed-syria
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria jihadists torturing, killing detainees: Amnesty

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:38am by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... to floggings, and described how one father was forced to listen to his son’s screams of pain as he was tortured in a nearby room. The rights group called on Turkey and Gulf states – which support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1385774/syria-jihadists-torturing-killing-detainees-amnesty
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Saudi Arabia to spend fortune to train new anti-Assad rebel force

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:04pm by GDN

    ... Opposition Coalition. "There are two wars in Syria," said Mustafa Alani, an analyst for the Saudi-backed Gulf Research Centre. "One against the Syrian regime and one against al-Qaeda. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1351231/saudi-arabia-spend-fortune-train-new-anti-assad-rebel-force

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