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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia plays down uproar over Syria arms sales

    Posted May 17th 2013, 11:48pm by AFP

    ... UN, Russia agree to hold Syria peace conference 'as soon as possible' Russia’s foreign minister said on Friday he did not understand the international uproar created by Moscow’s ... “We have not hidden that we supply weapons to Syria under signed contracts, without violating any international agreements, or our own legislation.” Lavrov said during a joint press appearance ...

  2. News - China - SYRIA

    Chinese civilians flee Syria as Beijing calls for restraint

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:18pm

    ... yesterday. The diplomat said "a few remaining staff with one or two Chinese state-owned companies" were expected to leave as well. Xinhua quoted a trade official as saying that Chinese oil ... in Cyprus. "I have not made a decision," Obama told PBS NewsHour. Britain said it would still be permitted under international law to take military action against Syria even if such a move ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    US says chemical weapons use in Syria 'an obscenity'

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 10:04am

    ... – it is undeniable,” said Kerry, the highest-ranking US official to confirm the attack in the Damascus suburbs that activists say killed hundreds of people. “This international norm cannot be violated without consequences,” he added. Video: Syria regime, rebels trade accusations over chemicals Officials said President Barack Obama has not decided how to respond to the use of deadly gases, a move the White ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Aid workers defy gunfire to evacuate civilians from Syrian city of Homs

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AP

    ... traded accusations of responsibility for attacks which stranded a joint UN/Syrian Red Crescent team in central Old Homs for several hours after dark on Saturday. The convoy was targeted just ... rule first erupted. At the Geneva peace talks, which resume today, international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi has been pushing for agreement on aid deliveries and prisoner releases, hoping ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    US ready to launch Syria strike ‘within days’

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 03:34pm

    ... with Russian and Chinese opposition complicating efforts to satisfy international law – and Western voters wary of new, far-off wars – Western leaders may not pull the trigger just yet. British Prime ... al-Faisal called for “a decisive and serious stand by the international community to stop the humanitarian tragedy of the Syrian people.” Fears of international conflict hit some financial markets, ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    US says Syria's UN move too late

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... a chemical weapon against civilians last Wednesday and that Washington was still weighing how to respond. Video: Syria regime, rebels trade accusations over chemicals The official also said any ... weapons "would merit a serious response from the international community". Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said the US military is ready to act if Obama orders a strike. In Israel, ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad’s forces capture strategic town in southern Syria

    Posted May 08th 2013, 02:02pm by Reuters in Amman

    ... Bashar al-Assad’s forces regaining control of an international transit route, opposition sources said. The fall of Khirbet Ghazaleh, situated in the Hauran Plain on the highway to Jordan, came ... leading west to the contested city of Deraa, the sources said. Before the uprising in Syria, billions of dollars in goods traded between Gulf countries, Turkey and Europe were transported along ...



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