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  1. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    US has ‘indications’ Syrian forces used chlorine gas in attack on rebels

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:24am by Reuters in Washington

    ... of military strikes that was dropped after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pledged to destroy his chemical weapons arsenal. The Syrian government failed to meet a February 5 deadline to move all ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Evidence of ‘industrial-scale killing’ by Syria spurs call for war crimes charges

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 12:15pm by The Guardian in London

    ... this evidence is more detailed and on a far larger scale than anything else that has yet emerged from the 34-month crisis. The three lawyers interviewed the source, a military policeman who worked ... at the Sierra Leone court. The defector, who for security reasons is identified only as Caesar, was a photographer with the Syrian military police. He smuggled the images out of the country on memory ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Syrian rebel town accepts ‘humiliating’ truce in exchange for food

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 04:09pm by AP

    ... far. Zakarya said it was likely because government officials wanted a military committee to sweep through Moadamiyeh to seize any heavy weapons. In the fall, a similar series of truces allowed ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Islamist rebels report capture of largest Syrian oil field

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 08:20pm by Reuters in Beirut

    ... There was no immediate comment from the government. Losing the al-Omar oil field would mean Assad’s forces would be almost completely reliant on imported oil in their highly mechanised military campaign to put ... the Syrian government’s fight against the rebels and offering military support. A video posted on the internet showed rebels in camouflage and black scarves driving a tank under a sign that read ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Syria war crimes evidence implicates Assad: UN

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 09:52am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... the delivery of aid, the Red Cross said on Monday. Under a US-Russia deal that headed off US military strikes against Assad’s regime after a massive chemical attack earlier this year, Syria ... at sea through a process of hydrolysis. On the military front, Syrian rebels on Monday captured Maalula after an assault in which a security source said they sent explosive-filled tyres hurtling ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Nasrallah says Hezbollah will keep fighting in Syria

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 06:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... between Hezbollah and parties opposed to its military action in neighbouring Syria. The powerful Shiite movement says its fight alongside the Assad regime is aimed at combatting Sunni extremists ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Envoy pushes Syria peace talks as UN warns of child hunger

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... and described the loyalist army as “a tool that kills people rather than protecting them”. The reported air strike on a military base in regime-stronghold Latakia on Wednesday would be the first Israeli strike on Syria since a US-Russia accord on chemical weapons averted punitive US military action last month. Israel did not comment on the reports, but has launched strikes against Syria ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    US sceptical over Syria's chemical weapons declaration

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:44am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Bashar al-Assad agreed to destroy all his banned chemical arms by mid-2014 as part of a Russia-US deal that headed off the threat of a US military strike. Samantha Power, Washington’s envoy ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    France first European country to recognise new Syrian opposition

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Paris

    ... expressed reluctance to provide it with lethal military aid in their struggle to oust President Bashar al-Assad. This is in part because of uncertainties over how weaponry would be used and fears ... announcement came as the rebel coalition's newly chosen leader, Sheikh Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib, made a broad appeal for recognition and military aid. ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Iran, Russia are still supporting Assad's regime, Clinton warns

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... believe they have acted on that by sending in more personnel, not only to help Assad, but to support and advise military security forces," Clinton said. In her last media interview ... have reason to believe that the Russians continue to supply financial and military assistance in the form of equipment to Assad." Clinton also gave a grim assessment of the war's ...




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