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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    New report highlights threat to aircraft from militants in Syria

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:48pm by Reuters

    ... systems" (Manpads), which are dangerous to planes flying at lower altitudes or ones taking off or landing. The new report estimated that several hundred anti-aircraft missile systems were already ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Dozens killed in Syria bloodshed as watchdog probes chlorine attacks

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... amendment did away with the previous referendum system. But with a brutal civil war raging and large areas of the country held by rebels, it remains unclear how the vote will be organised. Nearly ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Beijing probes alleged link to Syria chlorine bomb

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:26am by Reuters

    ... the production and use of chemical weapons. On this, we are conscientious and responsible. Domestically, we have relevant laws and rules and a supervision system." The ministry said China ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian children suffering from ‘brutal’ health care methods, says charity

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:31pm by AP

    ... care Syria's health care system is on the brink of collapse, with medics forced to engage in "brutal medical practices" to save lives, an international charity organisation said. ... adding that many like measles, diarrhoea and respiratory illnesses would be preventable by a functioning health system. The charity says a total of 26 measles cases were reported in Syria ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Ships return to dock as Syria chemical deadline missed

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 10:37am by Agence France-Presse in Nicosia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nicosia Vessels aiming to transport chemical weapons materials out of Syria have abandoned the task, which means Damascus will miss end-of-year deadline set ... “We still don’t know exactly when the orders will come.” The international disarmament mission in Syria had acknowledged on Saturday that it was “unlikely” the weapons could be transported ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN spotlights trauma of Syrian refugee children

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... to the limit in the host countries, and also overwhelmed their education systems. In Lebanon, for instance, the number of Syrian youngsters equals the 300,000 local children in state education – another 700,000 Lebanese children are in private schools. Fewer than half of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon are receiving a formal education. In addition to concerns about transportation ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    United States increases pressure to allow aid into 'starving' Homs

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:19pm by Reuters

    ... a political system without "imposed formulas" from abroad, an apparent reference to Western and regional demands that Assad step down. The opposition, which wants Assad to quit as part ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria calls for money, vehicles to move chemical weapons

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:00pm by AP

    ... and Denmark have offered merchant ships to help transport chemicals and the US will provide a ship on which the most toxic chemicals can be destroyed at sea. Some three dozen private companies have ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian army tested chemical weapons system

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Berlin

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin The Syrian army has tested a chemical weapons delivery system, firing shells at a research centre in its northwestern desert region, the German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Monday citing “witnesses”. “Five or six empty shells devised for delivering chemical agents were fired by tanks and aircraft, at a site called Diraiham in the desert near ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Agency approves plan to destroy chemical weapons outside Syria

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 06:38am by NYT

    ... approved a plan that required the "most critical" chemicals in Syria's stockpile of 1,300 tonnes of toxic munitions to be transported out of the country by the end of next month ... and chemicals is far more complex. The arsenal must first be transported through potentially hostile territory inside Syria to a port for shipment overseas. The plan outlined by the organisation ...




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