Tag archive for ‘Syria’
By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Syria still has banned chemical weapons: Mattis

TEL AVIV, Israel — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday that Syria still possesses banned chemical weapons. “I can say authoritatively that they have retained some,” said Mattis, who arrived More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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The Latest: Group says sarin or similar used in Syria attack

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog says laboratory tests have delivered "incontrovertible" evidence that three victims More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Progressives take on establishment Democrats at town halls

Those rowdy progressives shouting down Republicans at town-hall meetings are starting to train their sights on establishment Democrats. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, was booed when she refused to denounce More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Photographer takes action instead of pictures in Syria

This is the moment a brave videographer in Syria puts down his lens — to save a life. Dramatic photos show Abd Alkader Habak dashing through a war-torn town near Aleppo with an injured boy in his arms. The More...

By admin On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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James Mattis to visit allies in Mideast, North Africa

Defense Secretary James Mattis is en route to the Middle East and North Africa for a series of meetings with key allies during a weeklong trip that comes as an American-backed offensive against the Islamic State More...

By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Ahmadinejad says US poses no threat to ‘powerful’ Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he does not view recent U.S. missile strikes on ally Syria as a message for Iran, which he called a “powerful country” that the U.S. More...

By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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The Latest: Syrian air force carries out strikes against IS

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on Syria (all times local): 1:15 p.m. An Iraqi military statement says the Syrian air force has carried out a series of airstrikes against Islamic State group militants inside Syria, with More...

By admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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The Latest: Russia: Syria probe must involve many nations

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on Syria (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow believes that an international probe into last week's chemical attack in Syria should include experts from Brazil, More...

By admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Syrian deal to evacuate tens of thousands of people begins

BEIRUT — The Syrian government and opposition forces began a coordinated population swap Friday of about 10,000 people from four towns besieged for years amid the country’s bloody, six-year civil war. About More...

By admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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The Latest: Mentally ill terror suspect deemed fit for trial

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on criminal proceedings against a mentally ill North Carolina man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-linked fighters in Syria after 10 months of forced medication (all times local): More...