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Assad vows to hand over chemical weapons ahead of US-Russia talks

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Geneva: President Bashar al-Assad vowed to hand over Syria's chemical weapons Thursday as Moscow and Washington were set to begin high-stakes talks on a Russian plan to avert US-led military action a

'Expect everything' if US attacks Syria: Assad

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Washington, District of Columbia: Sryian President Bashar al-Assad warned Washington Monday to brace for retaliation if US forces attacked his war-torn country, as he denied using chemical weapons ag

I’ve not set a red line on Syria, says Obama


Washington/St Peters-burg/Damascus: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended his decision to go for a limited military strike against the Assad regime of Syria arguing that it is a question of

US to take military action against Syrian regime: Obama

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Washington: US President Barack Obama on Saturday announced his decision to take military action against the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons.
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US and allies build case for Syria military action

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Damascus: The US and its allies built their case on Wednesday for likely military action against the regime in war-torn Syria over alleged chemical weapons attacks, despite stern warnings from Russia

Assad: There is no civil war in Syria


Syria's president said in an interview broadcast Friday that his country is not in a state of civil war, and that he has no regrets about any decisions he has made since the uprising against him began

Videos show Syria soldiers 'kill prisoners, mutilate bodies'

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A Syrian rights group on Saturday released videos of pro-regime fighters apparently killing prisoners and cutting ears from bodies, after a video showing rebels executing soldiers raised international

Over 150 killed in Syria despite truce: Watchdog


More than 150 people have been killed since a Muslim holiday truce between rebels and the regime came into effect, a watchdog said on Saturday, as new clashes broke out across Syria.

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Turkey strikes back at Syria after mortar kills five


Turkish artillery hit targets inside Syria on Wednesday after a mortar bomb fired from Syrian territory killed five Turkish civilians, while NATO called for an immediate end to Syria's 'aggressive act

Syria: UN Council members support 'terrorism'


Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem accused some U.N. Security Council members Monday of supporting 'terrorism' in a speech colored by conspiratorial undertones that clearly aimed at the United S

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