The Syrian Opposition Coalition has welcomed President Obama’s announcement that he will increase support for groups opposed to the Assad regime, saying the extra support "highlights the partnership between the US and the Syrian people" in ending the current crisis.
The Syrian people and the opposition forces also said they stand committed to work with their friends and to expand strategic cooperation in countering the terrorism enabled by the Assad regime in Syria.
More top news
A Malaysian court has found a man guilty of murdering two British medical students in Borneo.
A Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate has said he deliberately caught HIV after years battling depression.
Noel Edmonds beat off competition from Ant and Dec to be voted Britain's favourite children's TV presenter.