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  • Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to avenge attacks against followers

    Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to avenge attacks against followers
    BEIRUT — The leader of Hezbollah on Friday vowed that its fighters would retaliate against “terrorists” who have detonated car bombs and launched other attacks against neighborhoods and individuals allied with the Lebanese Islamist...
  • Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques

    Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques
    BEIRUT -- The toll from a pair of explosions outside two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday has risen to at least 29 with hundreds wounded, authorities said. The explosions appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks that...
  • Russia joins calls for U.N. probe of alleged chemical attack in Syria

    Russia joins calls for U.N. probe of alleged chemical attack in Syria
    BEIRUT — The Syrian government was coming under increasing pressure Friday from allies and adversaries alike to allow the United Nations to investigate allegations of a chemical attack near Damascus this week. Russia, a key ally of Syrian...
  • Obama administration shoring up support for response to Syria attack

    Obama administration shoring up support for response to Syria attack
    WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday asserted that almost no one in the world doubts that the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad launched a chemical attack against civilians last week, as Obama administration officials worked the phones to...
  • Syria resolution dies at U.N., and British lawmakers balk

     Syria resolution dies at U.N., and British lawmakers balk
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's move to punish Syria's government for allegedly using chemical weapons in a deadly attack last week appeared to suffer a setback Wednesday when the U.S. failed to get United Nations approval for use of force...
  • Russia bolstering naval presence amid expected Syria airstrikes

    Russia bolstering naval presence amid expected Syria airstrikes
    Russia has deployed two powerful warships to the Mediterranean Sea to augment its normal naval presence amid rising expectations of Western airstrikes on its ally, Syria. A senior Russian naval officer denied Thursday that the dispatch of an anti-...
  • Iran leaders warn Western strikes on Syria will ignite wider war

    Iran leaders warn Western strikes on Syria will ignite wider war
    Iranian political and military leaders joined Russia on Thursday in warning the United States and its allies that any military strike on Syria would ignite a wider Middle East war, lead to Israel's destruction and violate international law. Warnings...
  • U.S. deploys fifth warship near Syria

    U.S. deploys fifth warship near Syria
    WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is moving a fifth warship armed with cruise missiles to the eastern Mediterranean Sea, giving the U.S. more firepower for a possible attack on Syria in response to alleged use of chemical weapons, a defense official said. The...
  • John Kerry says Syria chemical attack killed at least 1,429 people

    John Kerry says Syria chemical attack killed at least 1,429 people
    WASHINGTON -- Unveiling a U.S. intelligence report on Syria’s use of chemical weapons, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Friday the evidence shows President Bashar Assad’s government killed at least 1,429 of its own citizens in a “...
  • Syria: Regretting the 'red line'

    Syria: Regretting the 'red line'
    Remember that "red line" President Obama drew on Syria and chemical weapons? Perhaps it's more of a dotted line. At least twice since the president made the remark in August 2012 that the use of poison gas in the Syrian civil war would be a game-changer...
  • Phony intel on Iraq WMD haunting U.S. claims of Syria threat

    The ghost of "Curveball" is haunting the Obama administration and undermining its efforts to marshal strong foreign and domestic support for military strikes on Syria. Curveball was the code name given Iraqi defector Rafid Ahmed Alwan, who claimed in...