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Obama seeks $500 million from Congress to help moderate Syrian rebels

Washington, 27 June-2014(Reuters): President Barack Obama, under pressure from some lawmakers for greater U.S. backing for Syria’s opposition, on Thursday asked the U.S. Congress approve $500 million to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels seeking to oust President Bashar al-Assad. Obama seeks $500 million from Congress to help moderate Syrian rebels A White House statement said […]