Syria’s civilians go hungry after months of siege
1 Feb The Independent
“Bread is a dream for children inside Yarmouk
Camp,” says Fuad, a Syrian Palestinian music teacher who tries to
help bring food to the 20,000 Palestinians besieged inside Yarmouk.
Standing by a barrier of sand and rubble that blocks an entrance to
the camp in south Damascus,
Indonesian militants fighting in Syria
1 Feb AFP
Indonesians who have joined fellow extremists
fighting in Syria could help reinvigorate a once-powerful militant
group responsible for major bombings in the world's most populous
Muslim country, a report said.
Thai protesters block building with ballot papers
1 Feb BBC
Thailand's anti-government protesters are
blockading buildings where ballot papers are being stored for the
general election. At least one office in Bangkok has been surrounded
and several in southern Thailand in an attempt to prevent ballot
papers being distributed.