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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    New Syria opposition bloc wins Gulf, Arab recognition

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 07:46am by AFP

    ... of a spillover of the 20-month conflict. The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) move came exactly a year after the Arab League suspended Syria’s membership, and as the National Coalition met Arab foreign ... for Syria, told reporters. His comments came after fighting flared on Syria’s border with Turkey on Monday as Israel fired across the ceasefire line on the Golan Heights for a second day, scoring ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Erdogan tells Syrian refugees victory is near

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 03:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Ankara

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ankara Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Syrian refugees on Sunday that victory over the “tyrant” President Bashar al-Assad was at hand. “I can see it clearly that the help of God is near,” Erdogan said in televised ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    US warns Syria on chemical weapons

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 02:26pm

    ... to overthrow him. In some of his strongest language yet on Syria, on a day when UN observers pulled out after a fruitless bid for peace and Assad’s forces mounted new attacks, the US leader said Assad ... this point” from ordering US military engagement in Syria. But when he was asked at a White House news conference whether he might deploy forces, for example to secure Syrian chemical and biological ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria foreign minister accuses US of stoking violence

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 01:16pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Syria’s foreign minister accused the United States of being the “major player” encouraging anti-government rebels, but vowed the regime would not deploy chemical weapons in an interview published on Tuesday. Walid Muallem suggested to Britain’s Independent newspaper that the US may be using Syria to curb Iran’s influence in the Middle East ...

  5. News - World

    Syrian children ‘badly traumatised’, says aid agency

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Anman

    ... and other children, and have witnessed and experienced torture.” “Horrific acts of violence are being committed against children in Syria. These children need specialist care now to help them ... their country, contains graphic details of how children have been caught up in Syria’s war, “witnessing massacres and in some cases, experiencing torture.” The report gave detailed accounts of several ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria needs more time needed to end conflict, says Assad

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 03:55pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Syria's President Bashar al-Assad vowed in comments broadcast on Wednesday that his forces would win the conflict ravaging Syria but that more time ... within Syria to receive those displaced by the conflict. “Talk of buffer zones firstly is not on the table and secondly it is an unrealistic idea by hostile countries and the enemies of Syria ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian army tested chemical weapons system

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Berlin

    ... the village of Khanasir,” east of the city of Aleppo, the periodical reported. The Safira research centre in question is regarded as Syria’s largest testing site for chemical weapons. It is officially ... grappling with an array of hellish scenarios that could emerge as the civil war in Syria rages, with the Damascus regime possibly losing control of its chemical arsenal. Syria’s chemical weapons ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia 'has not, will not' change Syria stance

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 08:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... Russia said on Friday that it had not changed and would not change its controversial stance on Syria, after a top Russian diplomat said the defeat of the Syrian regime was possible. ... position on Syria and we never will,” foreign ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said. Deputy Foreign Minister Bogdanov said at a meeting of the Public Chamber oversight body on Thursday ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's Farouk al-Sharaa says neither Damascus nor rebels can win civil war

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... day that passes, we are moving further away from a military or political solution," added Sharaa. "We must position ourselves to defend Syria's existence; we are not in a battle ... of regular shelling, residents say. Meanwhile, an Italian and two other people were kidnapped near Syria's main port city of Latakia, Italy's Foreign Ministry said. It would not provide any ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Car bomb kills 15 in Syria’s Homs

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 10:40am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus A car bomb rocked Syria’s third largest city Homs on Sunday killing 15 people, state media said, as the army hammered rebel positions around Damascus in a strategic assault aimed at securing the capital. Shell fire from Syria, meanwhile, hit a Turkish border town late Saturday, without causing casualties. It was the first cross-border shelling since ...




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