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Syria accused in gas attacks

GENEVA, Sept 6, (RTRS): Government forces have used chemical weapons more than two dozen times during Syria’s civil war, including in April’s deadly attack on Khan Sheikhoun, UN war crimes investigators said on Wednesday. A government warplane dropped sarin on the town in Idlib province, killing more than 80 civilians, …

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Fate of Syria or of Assad?

SYRIAN opposition groups in the Diaspora are misrepresenting their ability to determine the fate of President Bashar Al-Assad. They have not been convinced that they lost the war after seven years as they could not accomplish the ultimate fantasy planted in the minds of Syrians. It rather led to their …

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Assad rejects any security co-op with West, reopening embassies

6 killed in mortar attack at Damascus fair DAMASCUS, Syria, Aug 20, (Agencies): Syrian President Bashar Assad on Sunday refused any security cooperation with Western nations or the reopening of their embassies, until they cut ties with opposition and insurgent groups. Shortly after Assad gave his speech, a shell hit …

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‘Assad committing horrible crimes’ – Trump, Lebanese leader vow solidarity vs terrorism

WASHINGTON, July 26, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump accused Syria’s leader Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday of committing “horrible” crimes against humanity and vowed to prevent his regime from carrying out any more chemical attacks. Speaking at a White House press conference with Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Trump also called …

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Moscow warns Assad over vow to retake all of Syria – Fighting rages despite hoped-for ceasefire

MOSCOW, Feb 19, (AFP): Russia’s envoy to the UN on Friday warned long-term ally President Bashar al- Assad over his vow to retake all of Syria, saying he faced dire consequences if he did not comply with Moscow over the peace process. “Russia has invested very seriously in this crisis, …

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Assad must not get away with his crimes

Ancient cities and World Heritage sites across Syria have been turned into wastelands of blood-soaked rubble littered with infants’ shoes and toys. Almost 300,000 Syrians have been killed and 11 million displaced. If there is one person to blame for the four-year-long tragedy it is Bashar al-Assad, who instructed his …

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Qatar could intervene militarily in Syria but prefers dialogue – Assad makes surprise visit to Moscow

DUBAI, Oct 21, (Agencies): Qatar, a major supporter of rebels in Syria’s civil war, suggested it could intervene militarily following Russia’s intervention in support of President Bashar al-Assad but said it still preferred a political solution to the crisis. The comments by Qatar’s foreign minister, made in a CNN interview …

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