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Syrian Civil War

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  • Syrian opposition accuses Assad's forces of new poison gas attack

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Opposition activists accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of a new poison gas attack in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, posting footage of four men being treated by medics. They said the chemical attack, the fourth the...
  • Rebel videos show first U.S.-made rockets in Syria

    Rebel videos show first U.S.-made rockets in Syria
    LONDON (Reuters) - Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank rockets, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country's civil war. They would signal a further internationalization of the...
  • U.N. Security Council members view graphic photos of Syria dead

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Members of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday viewed graphic pictures taken in Syria by a former military police photographer that showed what appeared to be evidence of brutal torture, including eye gougings,...
  • Mafia port in Italy will host transfer of Syria's chemical weapons

    GIOIA TAURO, Italy A couple of months back, the drugs and weapons found beneath a thicket of red and white cranes in the mountains of shipping containers at Italy's port in Gioia Tauro led U.S. and Italian law enforcement to arrest 26 members of the...
  • Syrian army seizes ancient Christian town near Lebanon border

    MAALOULA, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian soldiers backed by Hezbollah fighters recaptured the town of Maaloula, north of Damascus, on Monday, military sources and state television said, further squeezing rebels' supply routes through the Qalamoun mountains into...
  • Syria's political opposition urges U.S. action after Aleppo 'genocide'

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The western-backed Syrian opposition called on the United States to give "an appropriate response" to what it said was genocide committed by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo, the country's second city. In a...
  • Syria opposition claims has evidence of chlorine gas attack

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian opposition activists have posted photographs and video that they say shows an improvised chlorine bomb to back up claims that President Bashar al-Assad's forces used chemical weapons in two attacks last week. Rebels and the...
  • Syria's Assad says war turning in his favor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday that Syria's three-year conflict was at a "turning point" due to his forces' military gains against rebels, state media said. Assad's allies have portrayed him as confident and in control and...
  • Warily, Lebanon tackles violent spillover from Syria

    TRIPOLI, Lebanon (Reuters) - For two weeks now, the rifles have been silent along Syria Street in Lebanon's Tripoli, an area shot up so often that even memorial posters of men killed just a few months ago are speckled with bullet holes. Soldiers patrol...
  • In Assad's coastal heartland, Syria's war creeps closer

    LATAKIA, Syria (Reuters) - For three years, residents of Syria's Mediterranean provinces have watched from their coastal sanctuary as civil war raging further inland tore the country apart, killing tens of thousands of people and devastating historic...
  • Hezbollah confident in Assad, West resigned to Syria stalemate

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Bashar al-Assad's Lebanese ally Hezbollah said his Western foes must now accept he will go on ruling Syria after fighting rebels to a standstill - a "reality" to which his foreign enemies seem increasingly resigned. Echoing recent...