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  1. News - China

    Beijing cool on France’s UN draft on Syrian chemical arms

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 05:28pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China responded coolly yesterday to a French draft resolution at the UN Security Council to control Syria's chemical weapons, saying any decisions must be based on consensus and promote a peaceful resolution. The draft demands that Syria make a complete declaration of its chemical weapons programme within 15 days and immediately open all related ...

  2. News - World

    Graphic videos of Syria victims surface as White House presses case for strike

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 08:04pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse The Obama administration has shown graphic videos of Syrians in the aftermath of a chemical attack to a select group of senators in closed-door briefings to make the case that a limited military attack on the country is justified. A U ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad’s forces bombard rebel districts after US-Russia arms deal

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 09:22pm

    ... of his weaponry in the past. Its concern, it says, is to prevent Assad’s Western and Arab enemies from imposing their will on Syria. And Moscow, like Assad, highlights the role of al Qaeda-linked ... in the event of Syria’s failure to comply, Western leaders said only the credible prospect of being bombed had persuaded Assad to agree to give up weaponry which he had long denied ever having, let ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA: ANALYSIS

    Drumbeat on Syria echoes calls for war on Iraq in 2003

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Frenetic efforts to piece together a coalition of the willing. Breathless news reports about imminent bombing raids. The days since the deadly chemical weapons attack last week in Syria carry ... programme. Neither properly scrutinised nor challenged, that faulty intelligence paved the road to war a decade ago. In Syria's case, there is little doubt that chemical weapons were used ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Evidence tying Assad to chemical attack ‘not a slam dunk’

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... chemical weapons attack last week that killed at least 100 people is no sure thing. Questions remain about who controls some of Syria's chemical weapons stores and about whether Assad ordered ... infrastructure could hit newly hidden supplies of chemical weapons. Over the past six months, with shifting front lines in the 21/2-year-old civil war and sketchy intelligence coming out of Syria, US ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia sends warships to eastern Mediterranean

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... naval official who said the changes to forces in the region were not linked to the current tensions over Syria. Defence experts said the deployment of the two warships identified by Interfax ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Kamikaze pilots an option, says Syrian army officer

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Kamikaze pilots an option, says army officer The Syrian air force is considering using kamikaze pilots against attacks by Western forces, a Syrian army officer operating air defences near Damascus has claimed. The officer said in an interview ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Weapons depot blast kills 40 in Homs after rebel rocket attack

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Gaziantep, Turkey Deadly blast A video grab shows a fireball from an explosion at a weapons depot set off by rocket attacks that struck government-held districts in the central Syrian city of Homs. Ugarit News posted the video, which ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN condemns Syrian use of foreign fighters in Qusayr

    Posted May 29th 2013, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... on Syria tasked since 2011 with probing rights abuses across the country will be ordered to investigate the killings in the town. The investigators, who include legendary former war crimes ... Assad’s most powerful ally Russia and the United States, which has called for the Syrian president to resign, have been trying to organise a conference aimed at ending the conflict. Hopes ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA/TURKEY

    Car blast kills at least 10 on Turkey-Syria border

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 11:35pm by AFP

    ... to protect Turkey from a possible spillover of the conflict in Syria. Dozens of mortar shells have landed on Turkish soil in recent months, including a deadly incident in October when five Turkish ... rebels, who denied responsibility. Turkey, a one-time Syria ally which is now vehemently opposed to President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, has taken in close to 200,000 of refugees from the conflict ...




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