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US gave $6 million to Syrian opposition

THE US State Department has been secretly financing opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, even as the Obama administration has tried to reach out to the autocratic leader’s regime. The Washington Post, citing previously undisclosed diplomatic documents provided by WikiLeaks, reported yesterday that one of the US-funded organisations was London-based Barada TV, a satellite channel that beams anti-government programming into ... Read More »

Anderson Cooper Attacked in Egypt

CNN reporter and anchor Anderson Cooper was attacked by the anti-government protesters in Cairo, Egypt. This seems to the first incident of a foreigner being attacked in Egypt’s anti-government protests. Cooper and his team were walking in Tahrir square through a large crowd of Mubarak supporters when the scene turned ugly. The crowd had let him walk for several minutes ... Read More »