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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN warns of plight of women, children in Syria’s Homs

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut The UN sounded the alarm on Saturday about the plight of women and children in Syria’s Homs, urging all parties in the conflict to enable access to some ... in safety and in dignity”. Homs has suffered some of the worst violence in Syria’s 28-month conflict. This week, government forces overran Khaldiyeh district, one of the rebels’ last bastions ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    UN says Syria conflict a humanitarian catastrophe

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:24am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Amos and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres told the UN. Security Council. It was a rare public briefing of the Security Council on the conflict in Syria, which was called for by Australia, and Amos pleaded for the 15 council members to “take the action necessary to end this brutal conflict.” “The situation in Syria is a humanitarian catastrophe with ordinary people paying ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria conflict death toll reaches 150,344, human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:47am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... civil war The death toll in Syria’s three-year conflict has exceeded 150,000, an activist group said Tuesday as fighting raged across the country, including an attack in the north that killed at least 31 people including 9 children. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that it has documented 150,344 deaths in the conflict that started in March 2011. The figure ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria opposition to boycott international meetings

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 01:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Syria’s main opposition group said on Saturday that it was pulling out of international talks and demanded world action to stop the slaughter of Syrians, ... “liberated areas” of Syria, in what analysts said was a bid to boost its credibility and win more support from the international community. Coalition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib said the group’s ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA/TURKEY

    Car blast kills at least 10 on Turkey-Syria border

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

    ... 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 civilians ... 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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