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Jerry thanks the US is accusing Syria tonight.
Of a significant escalation in the bloody civil war.
And the White House is now backing a plan by the British and the French to send weapons directly to the Syrian rebels.
US officials now say Syrian warplanes and helicopters fired rockets into northern Lebanon today that's bring in the in the White House calling that absolutely unacceptable.
The uprising in Syria began two years ago this month the United Nations estimates the fighting has killed more than 70000.
People and forced millions out of their homes.
Catherine Herridge is live in our DC newsroom Kevin what do we know exactly about this rocket fire into Lebanon.
Which over the State Department briefing confirmation of reports that forced Syrian rockets were fired across the border into Lebanon.
The State Department publicly upping the pressure on the Syrian president.
The violence is not gonna stop.
And lesson until.
-- side understands that he can't cheat his way out of this.
That the better course of action if he wants to save this country is to allow a real negotiation about a transitional government.
This new amateur video out of Syria -- possible to authenticate.
As the planning a pair raging yankees including Homs and Damascus.
As a leader of the main Syrian rebel group is now throwing his support behind the formation of an interim government whose -- may be elected as early as tomorrow at a meeting in Istanbul Turkey should.
Nations have long avoided during this conflict the idea of sitting.
Weapons directly to the rebels that's changed or no.
Well it seems to have changed at a news conference with his Australian foreign minister short time ago secretary of state John Kerry.
Really opened the door stating the US does not stand in the way of other countries whether it's France or Britain or anyone else who wants to arm the opposition.
So as long as present us.
Continues to attack his own people.
With aircraft with tanks.
There is an imbalance in this which is creating more and more refugees.
Pouring into Jordan pouring into Lebanon pouring into Turkey and that is becoming a global.
This comes as a new report suggests the US intelligence agencies are now gathering targeting data for extremist groups.
Including al-Qaeda linked group called the -- front inside of Syria itself -- Catherine -- -- in Washington.
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