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Fund Set Up To Back Syrian Rebels

June 07 2012


Expatriate Syrian businessmen based in Qatar say they have created a US$300 million fund to support the rebellion to overthrow the government in Syria, reports Agence France-Presse.

The new Syrian Business Forum will provide the rebel Free Syrian Army "medical equipment and technological materiel to facilitate its communications," said one of the participants.

Mustafa Sabbagh, the chairman of the forum, said US$150 million had already been provided to the rebels. He declined...

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