Syria's fuel shortage affects government-controlled areas

The government blames Western sanctions on Syria and its ally Iran for the shortage.

    In Syria, a fuel shortage is bringing life to a halt for many people living in government-controlled areas.

    US sanctions are being blamed for the crisis but that is doing little to stop the growing criticism.

     

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.


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