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  1. News - World

    World watchdog scrutinises Syria chemical arms data

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 05:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus The world’s chemical weapons watchdog poured over an inventory of Syria’s arsenal on the weekend ahead of an expected UN vote on how to secure and neutralise the lethal arms. The Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on Saturday that it had received a complete inventory from Syria and was scrutinising the data. ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Shots from Syria hit Israel-occupied Golan Heights, says military

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Shots from Syria hit Golan: army Shots fired from Syria hit the central Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a military spokeswoman said yesterday, causing ... to the UN force in the region. The Golan Heights have been tense since the start of the conflict in Syria more than two years ago. But there have been only minor flare-ups in the region to date, ...

  3. News - World - TURKEY

    UN condemns Syria over Turkey shelling

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 09:51am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The UN Security Council condemned Syria “in the strongest terms” on Thursday for its deadly shelling of Turkey, while UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged ... Turkish strikes against a military position inside Syria that reportedly killed several soldiers. After hours of haggling between Turkey’s Western allies on the Security Council and longtime Syria ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    US ‘to hit Syria with cruise missiles’

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington America and its allies set to target Assad regime after concluding it launched chemical attack US 'to hit Syria with cruise missiles' Tomahawk cruise ... with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. However, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he had not yet signed off on a plan to strike Syria, although his administration is working with allies ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Evidence of deadly Syria chemical attack ‘undeniable’, says US

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 04:23am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US Secretary of State condemns the use of chemical weapons on civilians in Syria as a "moral obscenity" US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday ... victims of last week’s apparent chemical attack in a rebel-held suburb of Syria’s capital, after the inspectors themselves survived sniper fire that hit their convoy. “What we saw in Syria last ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    US forces preparing to strike Syria and punish government

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 11:33am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington West says goal is not to change regime but to punish Bashar al-Assad’s government for chemical warfare use US forces are readying to strike Syria, though ... But Britain and France also moved to back the use of force in Syria, while the White House promised to provide declassified evidence this week to prove that last Wednesday’s chemical attack ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria heading towards ‘dissolution’, says UN's Ban

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 02:36am by AFP

    ... year UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Friday that the spiralling conflict in Syria, where some 70,000 people have been killed over the past two years, was breaking the country apart. “The military solution in Syria is leading to the dissolution of Syria,” the UN chief said in Geneva, asking: “What atrocity must occur to finally stir the world to act?” With the brutal, ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN meets after Syria chemical attacks ‘kill hundreds’

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 05:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Amman UN Security Council calls an emergency meeting after Syrian opposition claim as many as 1,300 people are killed in gas attacks on the outskirts of Damascus Syria ... in New York. Videos show Syria 'chemical attack victims' (Warning: Video contains graphic images) While UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed shock, immediate international action ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA: ANALYSIS

    Clamour for military action against Syria grows

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian While chances of a UN mandate are remote, Obama will have backing of Nato allies for strike against Syria over alleged use of chemical weapons Clamour for military action grows Barack Obama is unlikely to have much trouble forming a Nato coalition if Washington decides on military intervention in Syria after the alleged chemical weapons atrocities by the regime ...

  10. News - World - G8 SUMMIT

    Syria peace conference must be held as soon as possible, says G8

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland G8 throw weight behind Syria peace conference G8 leaders yesterday threw their weight behind calls for a peace conference on Syria ... on a transitional government in Syria "with full executive powers, formed by mutual consent". "We remain committed to achieving a political solution to the crisis based on a vision ...




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