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  • Obama warns Syria’s Assad chemical weapons a ‘red line’

    August 20, 2012 | 1:14 pm

    President Barack Obama bluntly warned Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday not to cross a “red line” by using chemical or biological weapons in his country’s bloody conflict and suggested that such action would prompt the United States to consider a military response.

    Pointing...

  • Lebanon breaks with past in Syrian bomb probe

    August 17, 2012 | 10:18 am

    A plot hatched by Damascus and allegedly aimed at igniting a Lebanese civil war through a series of bomb attacks has come as little surprise in a nation where blame for political violence has often been laid at Syria’s door.

    The shock is that the Lebanese authorities have indicted...

  • Securing Syria chemical weapons may take tens of thousands of troops

    August 16, 2012 | 4:40 pm

    The United States and its allies are discussing a worst-case scenario that could require tens of thousands of ground troops to go into Syria to secure chemical and biological weapons sites following the fall of President Bashar Assad’s government, according to U.S. and diplomatic...

  • Russia tells Syria Chemical Arms Threat Unacceptable

    July 25, 2012 | 8:57 am

    Russia has told the Syrian government clearly that it is unacceptable to threaten to use chemical weapons, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in its strongest condemnation of a recent warning by a Syrian official.

    In a meeting with Syria’s ambassador to Moscow, Deputy...

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  • Assad chemical weapons plans blocked by Moscow

    July 24, 2012 | 3:29 pm

    Increasingly under pressure by rebels intent on unseating him, Bashar al-Assad has considered using chemical weapons against his enemies but Washington and Moscow have formed an unlikely alliance to force him to abandon such plans.

    Analysts and diplomats across the region and beyond...

  • Israel: Syria Government Still in Control of Chemical Weapons

    July 24, 2012 | 9:13 am

    The Syrian government is still in full control of its chemical weapons stockpiles, a senior Israeli defense official said on Tuesday.

    Israel’s foreign minister warned separately that the Jewish state would act decisively if Syria handed over any chemical or biological weapons to its...

  • Syrian minister says gov’t will not use chemical weapons on rebels

    July 23, 2012 | 10:42 am

    Syria will only use its chemical weapons on threats from outside of the country, Syria’s Foreign Ministry said.

    Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said Monday that the country’s chemical weapons are being guarded by the military, and that they would not be used against...

  • Syria reportedly moving chemical weapons

    July 13, 2012 | 10:21 am

    U.S. officials are warily watching as Syria begins moving undeclared chemical weapons out of its storage facilities.

    Syria’s Assad regime may be preparing to use the weapons against rebels fighting its control, or may be moving them to safeguard them against opponents and to...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Annan to Arafat: Shape Up

    The Palestinians have failed to meet their obligations to curb terrorism, Kofi Annan said. The U.N. secretary-general used unusually blunt language in a private reply to Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, who had written Annan to complain...

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