Governments pledge more support to Syrian opposition

Western and Arab governments have pledged more political and material support to the Syrian opposition, Reuters reports citing a statement released.

The Friends of Syria group deplored the "unabated" arms supply to President Bashar al-Assad's government by third countries.


UK 'could arm Syria rebels'

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the UK can not "rule out" supplying arms to Syrian rebels in the future. Meanwhile, President al-Assad has accused the UK of having a "naive, confused and unrealistic" approach to his country's civil war.