BBC speaks to Mohammed al-Jayoosi, Syria Arab News Agency correspondent in Jordan

In an interview with the BBC, a correspondent for Syria’s state-run SANA comes out with a series of bizarre claims such as these: that the protest movement that began in Syria in March 2011 had no political agenda; that the protests were induced by people standing at the back of the crowds releasing chemicals causing a sexual frenzy; that the Shabiha are not thugs, as they are commonly described, but are humanitarian workers and social media activists.

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