Thursday, June 20, 2013
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Lebanon army deploys after gunmen open fire near Sidon
The Lebanese army deployed near the southern town of Sidon after shooting by gunmen loyal to a contr...
Russia won`t rule out new arms supplies to Syria`s Assad: Putin
President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia would not rule out sending fresh arms shipments to...
Europe will regret arming Syrian rebels: Assad
Embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned Europe that it will live to regret arming rebe...
Leaving power would be `betrayal,` says Syria`s Assad
Quitting power while his government battles a countrywide uprising would be a "national betraya...
US to aid Syrian refugees, offers USD 300 million
President Barack Obama will tell G8 leaders that Washington is offering a new USD 300 million aid pa...
Europe would `pay price` for arming rebels, says Assad
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned that European powers would "pay the price" if they...
Syria dominates G8 with Russia under pressure
The war in Syria dominated the start of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland as Western leaders upped p...
US lawmakers urge Obama to impose no-fly zone over Syria
US lawmakers have pressed President Barack Obama to go beyond supplying Syrian rebels with small arm...
Putin warns against arming Syria rebels `who eat organs`
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday insisted that Moscow had abided by "rules and norms&...
Russia says Bashar al-Assad has no need to use chemical arms
Russia said on Saturday there was no need for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to use chemical weapo...
Syrian govt denies using chemical weapons; US to arm rebels
The Syrian government has reportedly denied using chemical weapons in the ongoing Syrian clashes aft...
John Kerry calls Lavrov to brief on Syria
US Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov to brief him on the Am...
Don`t make `Iraq` mistake twice: Russia to US over Syria
Russia said US data on Syrian regime`s use of chemical weapons was "unconvincing", and war...
US vows military aid to Syria rebels as battles rage
United States sharply toughened its line on Syria, promising rebels weapons for the first time, afte...
UN says nearly 93,000 killed in Syrian conflict
More than 93,000 people, including at least 6,500 children, have perished in Syria`s brutal civil wa...
Blogger held in Italy for plotting Jihad
A young Moroccan blogger has been arrested in northern Italy after being accused of plotting terrori...
`Syria Islamists celebrate Shi`ite deaths`
Sunni Islamist rebels celebrated the killing of some 60 Shi`ites and burned their homes in eastern S...
Syria helicopter raid sparks Lebanon Army warning
Lebanon`s Army warned it will hit back against any new attacks from Syria after a helicopter gunship...
60 Shiites killed in Syria as West seeks solution
At least 60 Shiite villagers died in clashes with rebels in eastern Syria while twin suicide bombing...
Turkey arrests key suspect in deadly border blasts
A key suspect in twin car bombings that killed 52 people in a Turkish city near the Syrian border la...
Syria raid on Lebanese pro-revolt area: Security official
Syrian helicopters fired rockets near a Lebanese border area whose residents back the rebellion agai...
UN in record Syria aid appeal as conflict deepens
United Nations launched record $5.2-billion aid appeal for Syria as regime forces sought to capitali...
Russia seeks more details from Turkey on sarin
Moscow has called on Turkey to provide more information about the reported seizure of the chemical a...
EU commits USD 525 million more in aid for Syria
The European Union is committing USD 525 million more in aid to deal with the humanitarian crisis in...
Assad had to rely on Hezbollah to seize Qusair: US
The US has reiterated its call for Hezbollah and Iran fighters to withdraw from Syria.
US seeks more evidence on use of chemical weapons in Syria
France`s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius had said that the deadly nerve agent sarin gas has been use...
No future for Assad in Syria: US
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has no role in the future of the war-torn country and he has no oth...
`Terrorists from Syria may sneak into Russia`
Terrorists currently fighting in Syria may sneak into Russia disguised as immigrants to unfold sabot...
Iran deemed worst offender for global terror: US
Iran has been listed as the worst offender for boosting support for global terrorism to a huge exten...
Syria`s Assad vows retaliation against Israeli airstrike
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned Israel that Damascus will respond in kind to any future ...
Russia sends aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan
Russia has sent 38 tonnes of humanitarian aid for over half a million Syrian refugees staying in Jor...
Syrian Opposition to boycott Geneva talks
The Syrian National Coalition had declared it would participate in the Geneva talks only if there wa...
Syrian Opposition impeding peace process: Russia
Russia has blamed the Syrian National Coalition of attempting to disrupt resolution of the Syrian cr...
‘Assad will remain Syrian president until 2014’
The fighting has killed more than 70,000 people, uprooted more than 5 million and devastated large a...
Syrian opposition urges EU to supply rebels with arms
After Wednesday’s decision by the European Union to remove the arms embargo on the Syrian rebels, th...
`Russian missile supply preventing meddling in Syria`
The sale of Russian weapons to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s regime has been a source of bilate...
Indian-origin British doctor dies in Syria bombing on hospital
A 26-year-old Indian-origin doctor has been killed in strife-torn Syria as he treated wounded civili...
Sky apps latest victim of Syrian Electronic Army
The notorious and yet proficient Syrian Electronic Army, in their latest hacking spree, have targete...
EU ends arms embargo on Syrian opposition: Britain
Britain and France had been pushing the EU to lift its embargo on delivery of weapons into Syria to ...
Syria regime unleashes artillery barrage on Qusair
Activists say forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have unleashed their heaviest artille...
Sale of Russian weapons to Syria `destabilising`: Kerry
The sale of S-300 air defence systems by Russia to Syria would be "destabilising" for the ...
Assad continues to butcher his own people: White House
Calling for an end to violence in Syria, the White House has said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad c...
Future of Syria cannot include Bashar al-Assad: US
Carney said that the future of the Syria cannot include Bashar al-Assad because he has the blood of ...
Syrian Army regains large part of al-Qussair city
The Syrian Army on Sunday launched a wide-scale operation to recapture the border city of al-Qussair...
Conference on Syria very soon: UN chief
Syria has been locked in an increasingly bloody civil war since demonstrations broke out against Bas...
Israel acting to stop Syrian arms transfer to Hezbollah: Netanyahu
Israel is doing as much as possible to prevent Syrian weapons reaching Lebanon`s Hezbollah and will ...
Syrian forces lay siege to rebel-held town, kill at least 35
The Syrian troops on Sunday launched an assault by airstrikes and heavy shelling on rebel-held town ...
Assad blasts West claims of chemical weapons in Syria
Syrian president Bashar Assad has said that claims of the West that the Syrian government used weapo...
Russia sends advanced anti-ship missiles to Syria
US officials on Friday claimed that Russia has sent Syria advanced anti-ship missiles, in a bid to b...
Video shows Syrian rebel executing Assad soldiers
A new video has emerged on the Internet showing a Syrian rebel leader summarily executing a line of ...
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