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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    20 die in air raids in Syria’s Latakia province

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 04:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Air strikes by the Syrian military killed at least 20 people in the northwestern province of Latakia overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. “The toll in several air strikes on the town of Salma in Jabal Akrad rose to at least 20 people,” Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said. Abdel Rahman said 10 of those killed were ...

  2. News - World

    Lebanon issues warning after Syria helicopter attack

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 11:33am by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Rare warning comes after Syrian helicopter gunship fired rockets at Lebanese town Arsal Lebanon’s army warned on Wednesday it will hit back against any new attacks from Syria after a helicopter gunship struck an eastern town, ratcheting up tensions amid US-British talks on the conflict. In Washington, Secretary of State John Kerry and his British ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad warns of instability after fall of regime

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 03:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned that the fall of his regime would destabilise the region “for many years”, as US President Barack Obama announced talks with Middle East allies over the crisis. “The whole world knows that if Syria is partitioned, or if terrorist forces take control of the country, there will be direct contagion ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Syria looms over Iraq PM’s Moscow visit

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 02:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki heads to Moscow on Monday to boost defence and trade ties, but events in Syria loom large over talks between two states criticised over their support for Damascus. Maliki’s visit, his first to Russia in three and a half years, comes with Baghdad and Moscow accused of helping prop up embattled President Bashar al-Assad ...

  5. News - World

    Syria army in clashes with rebels in Aleppo

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 03:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Aleppo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Aleppo Syrian troops shelled a number of districts in Aleppo at dawn on Tuesday and clashed with entrenched rebels, residents said. Clashes erupted in Bustan al-Qasr in the southwest and in nearby Izaa as the districts were shelled, the residents said, while also reporting fighting further south in Sukari, where many insurgents were holed up. ...

  6. News - World

    Assad won’t stop Syria’s ‘terrible suffering’, says Ban

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 09:40am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations UN leader Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad’s speech setting out his terms for peace would not help end “the terrible suffering” of the Syrian people. “The secretary-general was disappointed that the speech by President Bashar al-Assad on January 6 does not contribute to a solution that could end the terrible ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    France and Britain confirm use of sarin nerve gas in Syria

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 09:43am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Paris France said on Tuesday it has confirmed that the nerve gas sarin was used “multiple times and in a localised way” in Syria, including at least once by the regime. ... France 2. He said a line was crossed and that “all options are on the table”, including intervening “militarily where the gas is produced or stored”. In London, Britain’s Foreign Office said ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    EU failure will allow Britain, France to arm Syrian rebels against Assad

    Posted May 28th 2013, 08:57am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Brussels Britain and France are free to supply weapons to Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad from August, after attempts to renew an EU arms embargo on Syria failed on Monday. After a marathon negotiating session in Brussels, EU governments failed to bridge their differences and let a ban on arming the opposition expire, with France and Britain ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    France to probe samples from Syria for sign of chemical arms

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris French authorities will analyse samples brought back from Syria by two journalists after they reported the Syrian army was using chemical weapons against ... by the journalists, without saying what the samples were from. “We have agreed to analyse them,” he said. The official added that, like the United States and Britain, France had already analysed its own ...

  10. News - World - AVIATION

    Air France crew asks passengers for fuel cash on emergency landing in Damascus

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Paris Air France crew asks passengers for fuel cash The crew of an Air France plane that was rerouted via Damascus this week asked passengers how much cash they could stump up ... for Beirut on Wednesday night was diverted due to civil unrest in the Lebanese capital and sought to go to Amman, but was forced to land in Syria due to lack of fuel. Air France stopped flights ...




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