The United Nations' top chemical weapons investigator in Syria has called for a new investigation to determine who was responsible for the chemical weapons attacks that killed hundreds. Ake Sellstrom ...
The resolution condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria and "strongly points" to their use by the Syrian government in an Aug. 21 poison gas attack that killed hundreds of civilians in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta. The resolution ... FULL ARTICLE AT Seattle Post Intelligencer
A senior member of the Syrian opposition said yesterday Western nations had offered reassurances that President Bashar al-Assad (pic) will play no role in a negotiated political transition.
His remarks appeared to contradict recent press reports suggesting that Western nations ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Malaysian Insider
Franklin Lamb writing from Damascus. It initially featured on Al Manar on 6 December 2013. 'Takfiri' Crimes against Islam in Syria Escalate as Sunnis Join Shia in Repudiation ***** Syria: Al-Nusra Front militants Reports from across Syria, and increasing coming in ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Pensive Quill
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by Associated Press Syria: Report shows UK doctor committed suicide Associated Press - 18 December 2013 10:06-05:00 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's Foreign Ministry says a British doctor who died in government custody committed suicide, and X-rays show no ... FULL ARTICLE AT New Europe News
Source: Save the Children Country: Egypt, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic URGENT NEEDS The polio outbreak in Syria was officially confirmed on 29 October with cases in Deir-ez-Zour, and more recently polio cases have been confirmed ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
Damascus (Arabic: دِمَشقُ Dimashq, commonly known as الشام ash-Shām also known as the "City of Jasmin" Arabic: مدينة الياسمين Madīnatul Yāsmīn) is the capital of Syria as well as one of the country's 14 governorates. The Damascus Governorate is ruled by a governor appointed by the Minister of Interior. In addition to being widely known as the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world,... Full Article At Wikipedia.org