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  • U.N. says Syria death toll has likely surpassed 100,000

    U.N. says Syria death toll has likely surpassed 100,000
    BEIRUT -- The ever-escalating death toll in Syria’s two-year civil war has likely surpassed 100,000, the United Nations said Thursday, with more than 6,500 minors among those who have lost their lives. Almost 93,000 people were killed between...
  • Iran infighting turns election into real contest

    Iran’s ruling theocracy was unable to overcome its notorious infighting and unite behind a single candidate in Friday’s presidential election, which has suddenly boosted the prospects of the lone moderate in the race and rekindled interest...
  • White House confirms use of chemical weapons in Syria

    White House confirms use of chemical weapons in Syria
    The government in Syria has used chemical weapons in that country’s civil war, killing at least 100 to 150 civilians, the White House said Thursday in an announcement that left unclear what the U.S. response would be. Small-scale attacks using...
  • Russia not convinced by U.S. claims of Syrian chemical weapons use

    Russia not convinced by U.S. claims of Syrian chemical weapons use
    MOSCOW – Russia on Friday said it was not persuaded by U.S. assertions that Syria has used chemical weapons in the country’s civil war and called the decision to send arms to some rebel groups unhelpful. Yuri Ushakov, an aide to Russian...
  • Casey reiterates call for Syria intervention

    Casey reiterates call for Syria intervention
    Pennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey renewed his call for U.S. intervention in Syria now that the White House has said decisively that Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against his own people. "The time for U.S. action is overdue," Casey...
  • White House: Arms to Syrian rebels due 'in the weeks to come'

    White House: Arms to Syrian rebels due 'in the weeks to come'
    WASHINGTON- -The White House said Friday that it will take weeks to deliver weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels despite the rising death toll in the civil war and pleas for speedy assistance from anti-government forces. The United States has created...
  • Arming Syria's rebels

    Arming Syria's rebels
    Having determined that the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons against his opponents in the country's bloody two-year civil war, the Obama administration is now reportedly preparing to send lethal military aid to rebel...
  • The Week Ahead: 'Troubles' site hosts G-8, Obama's 'Yes we scan'

    The Week Ahead: 'Troubles' site hosts G-8, Obama's 'Yes we scan'
    Northern Ireland venue for G-8 summit showcases recovery from 'the Troubles' Monday-Tuesday, June 17-18 -- Security is always a challenge at the annual Group of 8 summit, and this year host nation Britain has made the task particularly daunting with its...
  • Rowhani victory in Iran raises cautious hopes in region

    BEIRUT -- The election of Hassan Rowhani as Iran’s new president has raised hopes of increased engagement with other nations and a new era of moderation in the Islamic Republic, according to commentaries across the region on Sunday. Rowhani, a...
  • Should U.S. arm Syrian rebels?

    Should U.S. arm Syrian rebels?
    Last week the Obama administration announced that it would begin arming rebels in Syria’s civil war, two years after the conflict began. The decision came as the White House said it had conclusive evidence that Syria had used chemical weapons...
  • Obama Should Have Kept Force In Iraq To Stay A Player In Region

    The war in Syria, started by locals, is now a regional conflict, the meeting ground of two warring blocs. On one side, the radical Shiite bloc led by Iran, which overflies Iraq to supply Bashar al-Assad and sends Hezbollah to fight for him. Behind them...