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Syrian Civil War

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  • Syria's Assad calls chemical attack allegations 'propaganda'

    Syrian President Bashar Assad has rejected allegations that his military used barrel bombs or chlorine gas against opposition-held areas, calling the accusations "malicious propaganda." In an interview with CBS News, the Syrian leader also said that he...
  • Iran, Saudi Arabia fighting bloody proxy wars across region

    Airstrikes on Sanaa herald Yemen's emergence as the latest theater for the proxy war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite-dominated Iran. The two regional powers have long fought for supremacy, and their competition for power has become perhaps the most...
  • It's not just Iran's nuclear program that worries Israel

    JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has portrayed the specter of Iran acquiring nuclear weapons as the biggest threat Israel faces. But what really disturbs experts in and out of the Israeli government is a far more conventional threat:...
  • US, Syria reportedly in talks to free American journalist

    WASHINGTON U.S. officials are negotiating with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government for the release of a McClatchy contributor who vanished more than two years ago while reporting in Syria, according to a French newspaper report published Tuesday....
  • Syrian rebels launch offensive on government-held city

    Syrian rebels launched an offensive Tuesday against a major government-held city in the country's northwest, shelling the outskirts and warning residents to remain indoors in the coming days. The target of the operation is Idlib, a city of some 165,000...
  • Peace will come eventually but likely not in our time

    Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are dead because Netanyahu has declared there will be no Palestinian state while he is Israel's prime...
  • No peace in Middle East now or even soon

    No peace in Middle East now or even soon
    Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are now dead because Netanyahu has declared that there will be no Palestinian state while he is Israel'...
  • Putting a stop to Assad and his atrocities

    Putting a stop to Assad and his atrocities
    Four years ago, thousands of Syrian men, women and children took to the streets peacefully to demand their right to basic human freedoms. They were met with violence from a regime that has since systematically intensified its brutality. The killing has...
  • Activists accuse Syrian military of deadly poison gas attack

    Syrian activists and the Western-backed opposition accused the government Tuesday of carrying out a chlorine gas attack against a rebel-held town that killed at least six people and left dozens, including children, choking and gasping for breath. The...
  • U.S. military loses contact with Predator drone flying over Syria

    A Pentagon official confirmed the U.S. military lost contact with an unarmed Predator drone Tuesday while it was flying above northwestern Syria, but could not corroborate reports that the aircraft was shot down by President Bashar Assad’s air...
  • Syria's Assad dismissive of Kerry remark on negotiations

    Syrian President Bashar Assad said Monday that only Syrians can decide his future — apparently dismissing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's remark that Washington would be willing to talk with Assad to help broker a political resolution to the...