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Iranians, Syrians in the US protest Rouhani, Assad policies during UNGA

New York- Gathering near the UN headquarters in NY, Iranian and Syrian expats in the US staged a protest against the policies of Iranian...

France frees frozen Syrian funds to buy food

PARIS- France has freed frozen Syrian bank assets to fund food exports to the country for humanitarian ends. France has freed frozen Syrian bank assets to fund...

Syrian opposition supports Geneva talks on a political solution

LONDON - "Geneva is based on forming a transition government with full powers by mutual agreement. It is about the change the opposition wants,"...

9 years on, Libya still not free of chemical weapons

TRIPOLI - Syria's regime says it will need at least a year to dismantle its chemical weapons arsenal, but if Libya's experience is anything...

Obama says U.N. report changed world opinion on Syria

Washington- A U.N. report detailing a chemical weapons attack in Syria had “changed the international opinion” on the actions of Bashar al-Assad’s regime, U.S....

US to supply Syrian opposition with protective clothing

WASHINGTON  - Obama orders special equipment for Syrian opposition to protect them against possible chemical weapons attack. The first group of assistance includes chemical weapons-related personal...

UN inspectors report confirms chemical weapons use in Syria

UNITED NATIONS - The report shows “clear and convincing evidence” that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in August 21 chemical...

Spain arrests suspected leader who sent jihadists to Syria

MADRID - Spanish police on Monday arrested the suspected leader of a cell linked to Al-Qaeda that sent militants to Syria to carry out...

Thousands of Syrians flee Egypt for Italy: UNHCR

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Russia prepares ‘roadmap’ for Syrian chemical weapons handover: Russian FM

MOSCOW - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated on Tuesday that Russia had prepared a 'roadmap' for putting chemical weapons in Syria under international control. Delivering a...

Pope Francis leads global fasting, prayer day for Syria peace

Vatican city- The Catholic Church has called for a global day of fasting and prayer on Saturday for peace in Syria and against any...

First hurdle cleared as US panel approves action on Syria

WASHINGTON - Carney expresses gratitude for the Senate's rapid decision as the US Senate panel votes to back use of force in Syria White House spokesperson Jay...

UN seeks Syria peace talks amid military strike threat

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations is making a desperate new push for a Syria peace conference even as the United States prepares a possible military...

Obama: I believe Congress will approve Syria action

ANKARA - US President Barack Obama said, "I believe the Congress will approve (Syria action)." US President Barack Obama said, "I believe the Congress will approve...

Syria civil war claims at least 1,000 more on top of...

ISTANBUL  -Syrian regime forces continue killings as more than 1,000 people were killed across the country since the infamous chemical attack of August 21. Despite...

White House sends Congress resolution seeking backing for Syria strikes

WASHINGTON The White House formally asked Congress Saturday for authorization to conduct military strikes in Syria in a draft resolution framing a narrow set of...