11.12.2011 15.Kislev. 5772
France joins the US, Britain in raising alarm; Syria denies a crackdown; Arab League to meet on monitors demand.
France called on world powers to "save the Syrian people" on Saturday as it joined the United States and Britain in raising an alarm that Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces may be about to storm the rebel stronghold of Homs.
In Damascus, the government denied any crackdown, while accusing its opponents of taking up arms and warning the rebels' supporters in the West that Syria could count on Russia, China and others to oppose any foreign intervention in its affairs….