This urgent report was published today on the website of the Syrian Arabic-language biweekly magazine al-Iqtisadi. Here is a rush English translation of it.
Urgent: Ships head to Libya to rescue members of the Syrian community
Under directive from President of the Republic Bashar al-Assad, many ships are on their way to Libya, according to a report on the Syrian Satellite Channel, to rescue members of the Syrian community there.
Mr. Hilal al Atrash, Syria's Ambassador to Libya, has said it's possible that a ship will arrive soon to Benghazi in east Libya to facilitate the return of those who desire to go back home to Syria. He also said that he is in contact with the Syrian Consulate in Benghazi and following news of the Syrian community there in cooperation with the Consul General.