Syria In Crisis
Syrian Refugees Now Equal One-Third of Lebanon’s Population
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 | Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent
US leads with assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon but budget battles and a lack of sufficient support from wealthy Arab states threaten to exacerbate Lebanon’s “existential” crisis.
Syria Kurdish Leader: Solution Must Include Assad
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 | Translated from Taraf (Turkey)
Salih Muslim, co-chairman of the Syrian Kurdish PYD, said no solution can be reached in Syria without involving President Assad, and his exclusion would mean the death of 2 million Alawites.