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The world's biggest global body outside the UN - Organization of Islamic Cooperation - is suspending Syria's membership. Iran's the only member of the bloc to have openly spoken out 'against' sidelining Damascus. But several member countries, like Qatar and Saudi Arabia are pushing to mobilize support for Syrian rebels. Syria's opposition steps up calls for a Libya-style intervention, with reports that fighters who toppled Gaddafi are among rebel ranks. For more on this, RT talks to Dr. Ibrahim Alloush from the Zaytoonah University in Amman.