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  • UN report on Syria chemical attack

    UN report on Syria chemical attack "probably" out Monday, says France

    Date: 2013-09-12 12:56:50 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:285958

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Thursday that UN inspectors who investigated an August 21 chemical weapons attack in Syria would "probably" publish their report on Monday. Diplomats have said the report is unlikely to pin blame ....

  • Ashour: We reject striking Syria even with int'l resolution

    Ashour: We reject striking Syria even with int'l resolution

    Date: 2013-09-12 12:39:21 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:285916

    Sameh Ashour, head of the Egyptian Bar Association and Chairman of the Arab Lawyers Union, affirmed that any US aggression on Syria can not be backed, even with a United Nations resolution. The Syrian people should enjoy right to democracy, said ....

  • US arms experts going with Kerry to meet Russians

    US arms experts going with Kerry to meet Russians

    Date: 2013-09-12 10:30:33 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:285657

    A US official said on Wednesday that a team of US arms experts will accompany Secretary of State John Kerry to Geneva to meet with Russian counterparts for key talks on Syria's chemical weapons, France 24 reported. Kerry will also meet with ....

  • Russia submits proposal on Syria's chemical weapons to US

    Russia submits proposal on Syria's chemical weapons to US

    Date: 2013-09-12 10:19:36 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:285636

    Russian officials have submitted a plan to the United States for putting Syria's chemical weaponry under international control, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported Wednesday, citing a Russian diplomatic source. The sources said Moscow hopes ....

  • US quit Syria war over possible reaction from Tehran: Iranian MP

    US quit Syria war over possible reaction from Tehran: Iranian MP

    Date: 2013-09-12 09:50:07 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:285573

    An Iranian lawmaker has described possible reaction from Tehran as the main reason behind Washington’s decision to give up the idea of a military strike on Syria, Press TV reported. “When our military commanders introduced Syria as the red ....

  • Jordan king for political solution to Syrian crisis

    Jordan king for political solution to Syrian crisis

    Date: 2013-09-11 17:24:42 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:38 - ID:284934

    King Abdullah II of Jordan said Wednesday that his country supports a comprehensive political solution to the Syrian crisis and is capable of protecting its security and interests, according to Petra News Agency. King Abdullah voiced confidence ....

  • Iran, Syria mull Russia initiative on Syria

    Iran, Syria mull Russia initiative on Syria

    Date: 2013-09-11 16:08:41 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:35 - ID:284806

    Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian had talks on Wednesday with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem on Russia's initiative to place Syria's chemical weapons under international ....

  • Russia denies postponing UN meeting on Syria

    Russia denies postponing UN meeting on Syria

    Date: 2013-09-11 16:07:52 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:34 - ID:284804

    The Russian foreign ministry said on Wednesday that a Security Council session on the Syrian crisis has been postponed upon request from member states and not from Russia. Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich denied reports by media ....

  • Arabi welcomes Russian proposal for Syria

    Arabi welcomes Russian proposal for Syria

    Date: 2013-09-11 16:07:00 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:284803

    Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi underlined the importance of Russia's plan to place Syria's chemical weapons under international control. He further said that it constitutes an important development in resolving the Syrian ....

  • Fatah denies taking over control of Rafah terminal from Hamas

    Fatah denies taking over control of Rafah terminal from Hamas

    Date: 2013-09-11 13:07:35 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:30 - ID:284382

    Fatah denied on Wednesday that it took over the security control of Rafah border terminal with Egypt from Hamas, saying these all rumors. Azam el-Ahmed, member of Fatah central committee, said there have not been any official contacts on ....

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