Tag archive for ‘Syria’
By Editorial Team On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Rand Paul slams Obama’s plans for military involvement in Syria

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) (AFP Photo / Mark Wilson) Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) had harsh words this week for the White House with regards to the Obama administration’s consistent inching towards a war in More...

By Editorial Team On Monday, July 15th, 2013

Israeli submarine responsible for July attack on Syrian arms depot – report

Israeli submarines carried out the attack on an arms depot in the Syrian port city of Latakia on July 5, according to a report published in the British Sunday Times. US media previously claimed the offensive was More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

G8 Calls For Syria Conference ‘As Soon As Possible’

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left), British Prime Minister David Cameron (center), and U.S. President Barack Obama attend a working session at the Lough Erne golf resort where the G8 summit took place in Enniskillen, More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, June 13th, 2013

At least 93,000 Syrians killed in conflict

Almost 93,000 people were killed in Syria’s conflict by the end of April this year, but the true number could be “potentially much higher”, the UN has said. The exact figure released on Thursday More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

Syria claims sarin seizure at rebel hideout as Russia ‘blocks’ UN’s Qusair resolution

Forces of Syrian President Bashar al Assad are seen on a tank in Arjoun village near Qusair town May 30, 2013. (Reuters) The Syrian Army has seized two containers with poisonous sarin agent in a rebel hideout, SANA More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, May 31st, 2013

Turkey finds sarin gas in homes of suspected Syrian Islamists – reports

In this image made available by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) on March 19, 2013, a man is brought to a hospital in the Khan al-Assal region in the northern Aleppo province, as Syria’s government accused rebel More...

By Editorial Team On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

US backs EU’s step to arm Syrian rebels, slams Russia’s shipments to Assad

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris on May 27, 2013 (AFP Photo / Pool / Jim Young) The State Department has called for an end of the embargo on shipment More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Israel gearing up for ‘surprise war’ with Syria if Assad falls – general

The damage caused by an Israeli strike according to SANA. Israel carried out a pre-dawn air strike near Damascus on May 5.(AFP Photo / SANA) The unrest engulfing the Middle East could result in Israel becoming involved More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Syrian army attacks rebel stronghold Qusayr

The Syrian army has pounded the rebel-held central town of Qusayr, killing at least 40 people in an apparent preparation for a ground assault, watchdog and activists said. The attack on Sunday came a day after a More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Obama, Erdogan Pledge To ‘Keep Increasing Pressure’ On Assad Regime

U.S. President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan conduct a joint press conference at the White House on May 16. U.S. President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan More...