Glitzy projects spark rare anger from Syria regime backers

Newly build Tartus Mall in October 2014. The new commercial centre and tourism projects worth tens of millions of dollars have prompted rare criticism of Syria's government from some of its staunchest domestic supportersBeirut (AFP) – Even for some of the Syrian regime’s staunchest supporters, this month’s launch of a glitzy new shopping mall and tourism projects seems to have been a step too far.

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