(Vatican Radio) Suspected rebel gunmen assassinated a well-known supporter of Syrian
President Bashar al-Assad in Lebanon today, the latest sign that Syria's civil war
is spreading to its smaller neighbour.
It was the first assassination of a
pro-Assad figure in Lebanon since Syria's conflict started more than two years
Meanwhile, the United Nations has appealed for more humanitarian aid for
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees addressed
the UN Security Council about the tragedy of Syrian Refugees: