US military strike

Syria chemical weapons report received by OPCW

The international chemical weapons watchdog said that they have received the expected details from the Syrian regime on its stockpile of chemical weapons.

Sep 21, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

France says will remain poised for Syria strikes

France said on Wednesday it would remain poised to launch military action against Syria over its use of chemical weapons despite ongoing attempts to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis.

Sep 11, 2013, 16:40 PM IST

Russia’s proposal on Syrian chemical weapons runs into troubled waters?

The Russian proposal, placing Syrian chemical weapons under international control, seems to have run into troubled waters after the United States and France reportedly called for a binding UN resolution and penalty in case of non-compliance.

Sep 11, 2013, 14:05 PM IST

China backs Russian plan on Syria chemical weapons

China backed a Russian proposal to place Syria`s chemical weapons under international control in a bid to avert a possible US military strike, even as a Syrian opposition delegation landed here today for talks.

Sep 10, 2013, 22:20 PM IST

Military intervention in Syria would be a mistake: Gabbard

Indian-American Congresswoman from Hawaii, Tulsi Gabbard, has said the possible military intervention by the United States in Syria would be a mistake, as the country does not pose a national security threat to America.

Sep 10, 2013, 10:55 AM IST

Military strike on Syria legitimate: White House

The US decision to launch a military strike against the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria is "legitimate", the White House said on Monday.

Sep 10, 2013, 10:45 AM IST

Jordanians protest potential US strike on Syria

Around 200 Jordanian activists chanting "America is the head of snake" have protested the anticipated US strike on neighboring Syria.

Sep 10, 2013, 10:30 AM IST

US military strike on hold if Bashar al-Assad turns over chemical weapons: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama on Monday said that a military strike against Syria can be put on hold if the war-torn country agrees to put chemical weapons under international control.

Sep 10, 2013, 09:05 AM IST

Obama back in US to garner support for Syria strike

President Barack Obama returned to US on Saturday after the G20 summit failed to get a consensus on the military action in strife-torn Syria.

Sep 07, 2013, 12:39 PM IST

`US aims to convince Assad he can`t kill his way to victory`

A US military strike on Syria would aim to stop a campaign by President Bashar al-Assad`s regime allies "to kill their way to victory," a senior US official said on Friday.

Sep 07, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

Russia prepares Navy for possible US military strike on Syria

Russia has reportedly prepared its naval forces to respond to a possible missile strike in Syria by the United States.

Sep 05, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

Russia warns of catastrophe if Syria reactor hit by US strike

Russia said on Wednesday that a military strike on Syria could have catastrophic effects if a missile hit a small reactor near Damascus that contains radioactive uranium.

Sep 05, 2013, 11:58 AM IST

Assad will regret retaliating against US military strike: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly on Wednesday reiterated that if no action against Syria is taken then Syrian President Basher al-Assad will misconstrue the silence and use chemical weapons with “impunity”.

Sep 05, 2013, 00:16 AM IST

Syria will use chemical weapons again without US strike: Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he believed the Syrian government would use chemical weapons against its own people again if the United States stepped back from taking military action against it.

Sep 04, 2013, 18:37 PM IST

Syria crisis: Obama gets Republican support for military strike

US President Barack Obama`s efforts to get a Congressional nod for a military strike against Syria received a boost on Tuesday with key Republican leaders backing the move.

Sep 03, 2013, 23:18 PM IST

Syria crisis: US strike to be ‘limited and proportional’, says Obama

President Barack Obama on Tuesday reportedly said that any US strike in the strife-torn country would be “limited and proportional.”

Sep 03, 2013, 21:21 PM IST

Syrian hackers threaten response to US military strike

The Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-Assad hacking collective, may retaliate against a U.S. military strike with their own cyber assaults against the U.S. economy.

Aug 30, 2013, 16:33 PM IST

Oil tumbles on profit-taking after Syria fears

Oil tumbled in Asian trade on Thursday as investors took profits after concerns over a possible US-led military strike on Syria had pushed prices to multi-month highs.

Aug 29, 2013, 09:02 AM IST

Asian shares stabilise; Syria worries limit gains

Asian shares stabilised on Thursday after two days of steep losses as fears abated that US-led forces would soon launch a military strike on Syria, and oil prices retreated from a six-month peak.

Aug 29, 2013, 08:52 AM IST

Any US strike against Syria likely to last `hours not days`: Defence official

If the United States plans to strike Syria the attack is `likely to last hours not days` a senior US defense official has said.

Aug 28, 2013, 13:37 PM IST