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UN Security Council demanding aid access in Syria

September 30, 2013 5:17 PM0 comments
UN Security Council demanding aid access in Syria

UNITED NATIONS — The president of the U.N. Security Council said Monday that many members are pressing to follow up on last week’s resolution to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons with a demand that the government allow immediate access for desperately needed humanitarian aid. Australian Ambassador and council president Gary Quinlan […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Syria Says Would Defend Itself Using ‘All Means Available’ In Case Of U.S. Strike

August 27, 2013 6:38 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Syria Says Would Defend Itself Using ‘All Means Available’ In Case Of U.S. Strike

DAMASCUS, Syria – Syria’s foreign minister said Tuesday his country would defend itself using “all means available” in case of a U.S. strike, denying categorically his government was behind an alleged chemical weapons attack near Damascus and challenging Washington to present proof backing up its accusations. Walid al-Moallem also said […]

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Syria’s war splits nation into 3 distinct regions

August 5, 2013 7:53 AM0 comments
Syria’s war splits nation into 3 distinct regions

BEIRUT — More than two years into Syria’s civil war, the once highly-centralized authoritarian state has effectively split into three distinct parts, each boasting its own flags, security agencies and judicial system. In each area, religious, ideological and turf power struggles are under way and battle lines tend to ebb […]

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