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Egypt says arming Syria rebels could cause civil war

By Reuters CAIRO: Egypt’s foreign minister warned on Monday that arming Syria’s opposition could lead to a full civil war and argued instead to give an Arab League peace plan a chance to succeed. Qatar and Saudi Arabia have advocated arming rebels seeking to oust Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. Egypt and some other Arab states …


Brotherhood forms human chain for Syria in Alexandria

By Abdel Rahman Youssef ALEXANDRIA: Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood members formed human chains across the Corniche Monday in support of the Syrian revolution. About 4,000 answered the call made by the Brotherhood, said Ibrahim El-Sayed, member of the group’s administrative office in Alexandria and the protest’s coordinator. “This is to support our brothers in Syria in …


Arming Syrian rebels will lead to civil war, says Egypt FM

By AFP CAIRO: Egypt’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr has warned that arming rebel fighters in Syria would lead to a civil war, his ministry said on Wednesday. Arming the ill-equipped rebels, mainly Syrian army defectors, would “lead to an escalation in the military conflict and spark a civil war in Syria”, Amr said, according …


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