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Children among 58 killed after Syria’s Bashar al Assad launches chemical attack on Rebels

Children among 58 killed after Syria’s Bashar al Assad launches chemical attack on Rebels

Syrian jets pounded rebel held areas killing at least 58 people among them 11 children, airstrikes appears to be a chemical attack on rebel-held areas in north-western Syria on Tuesday, a monitoring group reported. Emerging reports from the monitoring group claimed that Tuesday attacks on Khan Sheikhoun area in Idlib province, used a toxic gas […]

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Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Aug  20, – Russian air power had helped Syrian President Bashar al-Assad make steady advances against rebels seeking to oust him since Moscow’s intervention a year ago, but a recent insurgent advance in Aleppo has checked that momentum. Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fired cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further […]

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Western, Arab opponents of Bashar Al-Assad try to coordinate rebel aid

Western, Arab opponents of Bashar Al-Assad try to coordinate rebel aid

June 22, AP – Ministers from 11 countries including the United States, European and regional Muslim powers, held talks that Washington said ‘should commit participants to direct all aid through the Western-backed Supreme Military Council’, which it hopes can offset the growing power of rebel forces. Western and Arab opponents of Syrian president Bashar Al […]

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Israeli military chief warns Bashar Al-Assad

Israeli military chief warns Bashar Al-Assad

May 21, JERUSALEM (AP) — Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz issued his threat hours after an Israeli jeep came under fire during a patrol in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Syria claimed it destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed the cease-fire line in the Golan Heights overnight. The Israeli military said the vehicle suffered light damage. It […]

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US ponders chemical weapons response

US ponders chemical weapons response

May 3, AP – Arriving at the beginning of a visit to Mexico on Thursday evening, Obama confirmed comments earlier in the day by US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who said that arming the rebels was an option that the US was considering along with its allies. Obama said his administration was “continually evaluating the […]

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