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Assad regime an 'enemy of God'

The former Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab has called President Assad's regime as an "enemy of God", in his first public appearance since defecting. The UN humanitarian chief Baroness Amos is in the country to increase emergency aid to civilians

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Security experts: Sanctions on Syria undermine opposition movements

U.S sanctions on Syria have unintentionally undermined the activist movements they intend to help, according to activists and security experts speaking to the Washington Post.

We are fighting on two sides: the side of the regime, and the side of the sanctions.

– Dlshad Othman, Syrian activist

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