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  • Kuwaiti minister says all options on table after Western strike against Syria

    Kuwaiti minister says all options on table after Western strike against Syria

    Date: 2013-08-31 09:01:17 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:1 - ID:266162

    Kuwaiti Minister of Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman al-Sabah said the government has an integrated plan to defend Kuwait in case Syria comes under a Western strike. All options are on the table, Sheikh Salman told Kuwait's "As Siyasa" newspaper, out ....

  • Kerry: Any US action against Syria not like Iraq, Afghanistan conflicts

    Kerry: Any US action against Syria not like Iraq, Afghanistan conflicts

    Date: 2013-08-30 20:59:48 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:265925

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that any response against an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria would not involve the US in a protracted conflict like Iraq or Afghanistan. He said the Syrian government forces killed ....

  • Syria says US attack to fall into hands of militias

    Syria says US attack to fall into hands of militias

    Date: 2013-08-30 13:51:55 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:18 - ID:265325

    A Syrian military source said any US attack on his country will pave the way for armed groups and militias to advance into the capital Damascus. Iran's Fars news agency quoted the source as warning of a possible regional war in fallout from a ....

  • Russia opposed to any UN resolution allowing Syria strikes

    Russia opposed to any UN resolution allowing Syria strikes

    Date: 2013-08-30 13:47:23 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:265319

    A top Russian official has reiterated Moscow’s opposition to any United Nations Security (UNSC) resolution that would allow a military action against Syria. “Russia opposes any resolution of the UN Security Council indicating the ....

  • Peacekeeping mission denies decision to pull civilian employees out of Lebanon

    Peacekeeping mission denies decision to pull civilian employees out of Lebanon

    Date: 2013-08-30 10:47:43 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:265064

    The spokesperson of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon denied on Friday that the peacekeeping command had decided to evacuate civilian employees and their families. “There is no decision to pull out civilian employees or their ....

  • UN secretary-general cuts short visit to Austria to meet with UN investigation team on Syria

    UN secretary-general cuts short visit to Austria to meet with UN investigation team on Syria

    Date: 2013-08-30 09:21:30 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:264939

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon cut his visit to Europe Thursday to meet with the UN investigation team on Syria, Farhan Haq, Associate Spokesperson for Secretary-General said. In remarks to reporters, the secretary-general said that the ....

  • Syria will defend itself against any aggression - Assad

    Syria will defend itself against any aggression - Assad

    Date: 2013-08-29 15:58:26 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:264181

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that his country is strong with its people and will defend itself against any aggression. Assad confirmed on Thursday to a delegation includes a number of party leaders and deputies of the Yemeni ....

  • Iranian FM urges UN inspectors to launch all-out probe in Syria

    Iranian FM urges UN inspectors to launch all-out probe in Syria

    Date: 2013-08-29 13:03:24 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:263801

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria, urging the United Nations inspectors to carry out comprehensive investigations away from prejudiced decisions about the user of such arms. He made ....

  • UN chemical weapons team to leave Syria by Saturday morning: Ban

    UN chemical weapons team to leave Syria by Saturday morning: Ban

    Date: 2013-08-29 11:42:06 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:263610

    UN inspectors, in Syria to determine whether forces have used chemical weapons, plans to leave by Saturday morning, the UN chief said. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he had spoken to US President Barack Obama on Wednesday about the ....

  • Sources: France sends anti-aircraft warship to Middle East

    Sources: France sends anti-aircraft warship to Middle East

    Date: 2013-08-29 11:30:30 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:263575

    An anti-aircraft frigate from the French Navy was dispatched in the direction of Syria on Thursday morning according to reports as the West appears to be preparing for a military strike against Bashar al-Assad’s regime. The frigate Chevalier Paul ....

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