The threat of U.S. air strikes on their country may be receding for now, but Syrians queuing for passports in a central Damascus office were taking no chances.
US President Barack Obama tries to drum up international support for a punitive military strike against Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons.
The US Congress took steps to accelerate the voting process on the resolution to authorise military action against the Assad regime.
Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States opposed military action against Syria, saying it would led to "unintended negative consequences."
In a blunt remark, US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a sharp warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad telling him to avoid retaliation in case of a US strike.
Russian Foreign Ministry Wednesday accused the US of steadily avoiding direct contacts with Moscow over developments involving Syria.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that the use of force is only legal when it is in self-defense or with Security Council authorization.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has endorsed the military attack plan of US President Barack Obama against Syria.
The majority of Americans still oppose launching military strikes against Syria, even as the Barack Obama administration is trying hard to secure support from lawmakers, says an ABC News-Washington Post poll.
Israeli Defence Ministry on Tuesday claimed to have carried out the joint missile test in Mediterranean Sea along with the United States.
US has for the first time categorically said that it has the evidence that Sarin gas was used in the chemical attack in Syrian suburb on August 21.
Syria hailed an "historic American retreat" on Sunday after President Barack Obama delayed an imminent military strike by deciding to consult Congress.
In what seems to be turning from an international issue to a domestic American political debate, US lawmakers will on Tuesday weigh in on President Barack Obama`s proposal to attack Syria.
Iran`s state TV is reporting that President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran will apply all efforts to prevent military action against the Tehran-backed regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
In the wake of US showing increasing signs of staging military strikes on Syria for purported chemical weapons usage by Assad regime, Russia seems to be gearing up for countering the US moves.
If the United States attacks Syria, it will be the first time it strikes a country that is capable of waging retaliatory cyberspace attacks on American targets.
In what could add weight to Western nations` planning to act against Syria, US President Barack Obama confirmed Syrian government`s hand in carrying out the deadly chemical arms attack.
Top American lawmakers have asked the US President Barack Obama to consult with Congress and gain its approval before intervening militarily in Syria.
Dozens of people were killed in a military strike launched by Nigerian Army since Thursday night in the northern part of the West African country.
US President Barack Obama says he doesn`t want war but insists he would attack Iran if that was the only option left.
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