Sorry - distracted by Olympics.
ArabNews (Saudi Arabia) - Iran backs Assad as Syrian forces choke off Aleppo - Assad was on TV with an official from Iran.
Lebanon Daily Star - Assad vows to crush Syria rebellion - He keeps referring to the opposition as "terrorists."
Haaretz (Israel) - In the battle to restore order in Sinai, Hamas holds the key - Egypt is concerned after 16 soldiers were killed in Sinai.
Turkish Daily News - Having trouble connecting.