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  • Someone Is Lying: Obama Says Not Arming Syrian Rebels, Syrian Rebels Say He Is

    05/28/2014 2:51:41 PM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Zero hedge ^ | 05/28/2014 | Tyler Durden
    Obama is saying he is contemplating arming and training Syrian rebels (just the 'moderates' which will be identified by their smiles). However, as the following PBS Frontline documentary exposes, the Syrian rebels themselves say they are already armed and trained by US in the use of sophisticated weapons and fighting techniques, including, one rebel said, "how to finish off soldiers still alive after an ambush." The interviews are the latest evidence that after more than three years of warfare, the United States has stepped up the provision of lethal aid to the rebels, as PBS notes "it appears the Obama...
  • Central African Republic's capital tense as ex-leader heads into exile

    01/11/2014 2:25:58 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:19am EST | Paul-Marin Ngoupana
    (Reuters) - Gunfire rang out, mosques were attacked and Muslim-owned shops and houses were looted overnight in Central African Republic's capital, and the former president left for exile in Benin after stepping down as part of a drive to restore order. There were hopes that the change of leadership might provide a fresh start to peace efforts, and violence had eased by daybreak on Saturday. But the United Nations stepped up flights out for foreigners. Governments of other African countries have evacuated nearly 30,000 of their citizens caught up in the violence. President Michel Djotodia and Prime Minister Nicolas Tiangaye...
  • Chad: Rebels enter N'Djamena

    02/02/2008 12:50:44 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 14 replies · 235+ views
    AFP via translation | February 2, 2008
    via translation - ALERT - Chad: Rebels entered N'Djamena N'DJAMENA - Rebels entered Saturday in N'Djamena in the east and south of the city, according to witnesses, while automatic weapons fire were heard from the city center, has been a journalist ' AFP.
  • Thai Army Chief Agrees To Talks With Muslim Rebels

    10/05/2006 1:41:40 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies · 552+ views
    AP) BANGKOK, Thailand The military has agreed to hold talks with Muslim rebels involved in a bloody insurgency in southern Thailand, the powerful army chief said Thursday, reversing a policy of the elected government deposed in a coup last month. Gen. Sondhi Boonyaratkalin, who led the bloodless Sept. 19 coup against former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, said that officials from certain rebel factions had contacted a top army officer and requested talks. He did not indicate if any date had been set. "I have agreed to the talks," Sondhi said. "I stress that these will be talks, not negotiations." Wan...