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Obama's Syria Move 'A Retreat,' Says Syrian Al-Thawra Newspaper

Obama's Syria Move 'A Retreat,' Says Syrian Al-Thawra Newspaper

Syria on Sunday derided President Barack Obama's decision to hold off on punitive military strikes, but also took precautions by reportedly moving some troops and military equipment to civilian areas. The Obama administration countered that its case for military action against the regime of...

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Massive gains by FSA in Qalamoun near Damascus, activists

Massive gains by FSA in Qalamoun near Damascus, activists

  Massive gains by FSA in Qalamoun, north Damascus, even without using the heavy anti tank weapons captured few weeks ago, activists said   Liwa'a al-Islam Brigade and Ahrar al-Sham Have captured tanks and ammunition from regime brigade 81 base, in...

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Scenario of 'Desert Fox'  threatens western powers amid global crisis

Scenario of 'Desert Fox' threatens western powers amid global crisis

If a similar scenario of the "Desert Fox" military operation 1993 will happens  in Syria, it is anticipated to last two days using around 500 cruise missiles at a cost ranging between $ 180 and $ 300 million. The destruction of 250 military and civilian locations will caused...

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US props Syria Opposition for post-Assad

US props Syria Opposition for post-Assad

U.S. supports the National Coalition to form a "transitional process" team to protect ensure security and protect minorities. Opposition National Coalition is going to meet with "London 11" group that is a branch of   the “transition process" in case Assad regime...

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Iran ex-president says Syria government launched gas attacks: news agency

Iran ex-president says Syria government launched gas attacks: news agency

Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said the Syrian government, a strong ally of Tehran, had carried out chemical weapons attacks against its own people, the semi-official Iranian Labour News Agency reported on Sunday. "The people have been the target of chemical attacks by...

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U.S. lawmakers skeptical on Syria attack

U.S. lawmakers skeptical on Syria attack

The Obama administration’s request for U.S. military intervention in Syria would not pass the Congress as written because it is too broad, a senior senator said Sunday after a classified briefing on the situation. Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), the dean of the Senate, told reporters after...

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Mrs Assad prepares Hafez-Junior for presidency

Mrs Assad prepares Hafez-Junior for presidency

  As Syria implodes, Mrs Assad splashes out on chandeliers, Western food and fitness fads: Bizarre shopping spree of the British beauty holed up in bunker with vile dictator  Asma Assad, 38, orders Western food so her children don't eat Syrian cuisine all the...

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Syrian opposition urges U.S. congress to back military action

Syrian opposition urges U.S. congress to back military action

Syria's opposition called on Sunday on the U.S. congress to approve military action against President Bashar al-Assad and said any intervention should be accompanied with more arms for the rebels. "Dictatorships like  Iran  and North Korea are watching closely to see how the...

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France says it will not act alone in Syria

France says it will not act alone in Syria

 France will not launch an assault on Syria alone and will wait for U.S. Congress to decide on whether to punish President Bashar al-Assad's government for a gas attack that killed hundreds of civilians, Interior Minister Manuel Valls said. Valls made the comments on Sunday...

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Kerry says sarin was in Syrian chemical attacks

Kerry says sarin was in Syrian chemical attacks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that tests proved positive for use of the chemical weapon sarin in Syrian chemical attacks.

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The Tomahawks fly

The Tomahawks fly

A Western attack will not want for firepower or targets—but it will need to be finely judged if it is to work British and French aircraft flying out of Incirlik in  AS WAR-CRIES go, “There are no good options” leaves something to be desired. But punishing the Syrian...

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Islamist rebels go into hiding ahead of Syria strikes

Islamist rebels go into hiding ahead of Syria strikes

An anticipated U.S.-led strike on  Syria  has not only put government forces on alert, it has also alarmed rebels, in particular Islamist groups linked to al Qaeda who worry they too are targets, Reuters reported. The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, al-Qaeda-linked group...

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Draft sets formation pillars of interim government, Toma to be consensus PM

Draft sets formation pillars of interim government, Toma to be consensus PM

  A law draft, sets the formation pillars of the opposition interim government and its permissions, was proposed by Dr. Kamal Ellabawni, member in the political command of National Coalition. Well-informed source told Zaman Alwasl that Dr. Ahmed To'ma will be the...

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US strike raises Syrian humor and political analysis

US strike raises Syrian humor and political analysis

When jokes and sarcasms become the only way to survive, you must be in Syria. Syrians deserve to enter Guinness record as the first population to get ready for war by jokes. The ironic issue is that Syrians found the anticipated US strike to Syria, the hottest subject on...

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FBI sharpens surveillance of Syrians in America

FBI sharpens surveillance of Syrians in America

    The FBI has beefed up its surveillance of Syrians living in the United States ahead of a possible U.S. military attack on Syria,  The New York Times  reported Sunday. The domestic intelligence agency and the Department of Homeland Security...

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Syrian children die of malnutrition: NGO

Syrian children die of malnutrition: NGO

    Two children, (3 and 7 -year-old), were killed by a severe malnutrition in Mou'adamiya city, Damascus countryside, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The British-based watchdog said the death was caused by the severe lack of foodstuffs and aid, as well...

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Avoiding US strike, Assad forces occupy universities and public buildings

Avoiding US strike, Assad forces occupy universities and public buildings

 Assad regime is looking for an escape for its soldiers, the suitable shelter is schools and Universities according to reports by activists and eye-witnesses. Previous reports reported that Assad had evacuated the Intelligence headquarters and chiefs of staff, even rumors said...

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Obama: U.S. strike seeks congressional debate and vote

Obama: U.S. strike seeks congressional debate and vote

     President Barack Obama has decided the United States should strike Syrian government targets in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack, and is seeking a congressional debate and vote to consider any military action, Reuters reported.  ...

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