Arms for rebels ‘very dangerous’: Syrian foreign minister

The decision by the United States and its allies to arm rebel groups in Syria is “very dangerous” and will prolong the violence and killing on the ground, Syria’s foreign minister said Monday.

Walid al-Moallem said sending more weapons to … Read the rest

French war in Mali with hostage crisis in Algeria

French troops fought Islamist rebels in Mali while in neighbouring Algeria Al-Qaeda-linked fighters killed two people, took more than 40 foreign hostages and called for an end to France’s “crusade”.

Chad meanwhile announced it would be sending 2,000 soldiers to … Read the rest