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President of The World Bank, Jim Kim, says his staff are rushing to assess the impact of the Syrian conflict on Lebanon in order to prepare a new wave of international aid.
(Source: AssociatedPress YouTube channel)
Foreign ministers from Arab nations debated for hours over the issue of Syria before the Arab League blamed the Syrian regime for a chemical attack in Damascus. Countries including Saudi Arabia backed a US strike, but many others opposed it, urging the United Nations to take the lead in meting out any punishment.