Experts: US unwise to wage war on Assad

2013-09-02 00:09:41

A US military strike against Syria, if implemented, would be the "most directionless" action taken by Washington in its Middle East policies, Chinese observers said.Kerry to sell attack on Syria West pushing Syria toward total doom Few support Syria strike France not to act on Syria

West pushing Syria toward total doom

2013-09-01 23:55:36

The inevitable is about to happen. Well, it is almost certain to happen. Syrians face imminent bombing by Western forces led by the United States.

Few support Syria strike

2013-09-01 23:53:12

With US President Barack Obama seeking approval for a military strike against Syria from the US Congress, global concerns that the United States would launch immediate military action against the Middle East country have been temporarily relieved.

Kerry to sell attack on Syria

2013-09-01 23:47:45

Obama on Saturday said he believed that military force should be used against Syria, but he backed away from an imminent strike to seek the approval of Congress.

Over 716,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

2013-09-01 17:31:00

The UN's refugee agency said that the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon receiving aid has surpassed the threshold of 716,000 after an increase of 13,000 in the past week.

Yemen PM escapes after gunmen shoot at motorcade

2013-09-01 04:06:00

Gunmen opened fire on the motorcade of Yemen's prime minister on Saturday, but Salem Basindwa escaped unhurt, an aide said.

Iran warns of spillover of possible war on Syria

2013-09-01 01:53:29

Chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said here Saturday that any war on Syria would have repercussions on the entire region.

Putin pressures Obama over Syria

2013-08-31 22:55:20

President Vladimir Putin addressed Saturday his US counterpart Barack Obama as a Nobel Peace Prize winner, urging the latter not to initiate armed intervention into Syria.

Sixth US ship now in E Mediterranean 'as precaution'

2013-08-31 12:57:14

A sixth US warship is now operating in the eastern Mediterranean, near five US destroyers armed with cruise missiles that could soon be directed against Syria.
US says 1,429 killed chemical attack
Obama: No final decision yet on Syria
NATO not to take part in action: NATO chief
Iraqi militia vows to attack US interests

US says 1,429 killed in Aug. 21 chemical attack

2013-08-31 07:00:10

A Syrian chemical weapons attack killed 1,429 Syrian civilians, including 426 children, an unclassified report by US intelligence agencies concluded on Friday.
Obama: No final decision yet on Syria
NATO not to take part in action: NATO chief
Iraqi militia vows to attack US interests

Iraqi militia vows to attack US interests if Syria hit

2013-08-31 06:55:13

An Iraqi Shi'ite militia group said on Friday it would attack U.S. interests in Iraq and the region if Washington carries out a military strike on Syria.

NATO not to take part in Syria attack: NATO chief

2013-08-31 06:53:06

A Danish newspaper on Friday quoted NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen as saying that NATO will not take part in the possible attack against Syria in response to alleged use of chemical weapons.