From Cyrus to Syria.
From Cyrus to Syria.
To one prominent activist, Syria’s revolution is already lost. “If we keep going down this line, I think this will be known in history as the Islamic revolution in Syria.”
Mother Agnes Mariam will speak at churches and colleges around the country, says the Syria Solidarity Movement.
A U.S. state department official calls the idea “a farce.” Iran thinks otherwise.
Cynthia McKinney is on a fact-finding mission to Syria with Ramsey Clark. h/t: Max Blumenthal
But the Syrian president denied using them in the sarin gas attack that killed thousands of civilians in August.
With prospects of congressional authorization looking grim, the president is suddenly talking about avoiding an intervention in Syria if the country gives up its chemical weapons.
The Russian foreign minister began getting a plan together within hours of Kerry’s remarks floating the idea of putting Syria’s chemical weapons under international control, ambassador to Jordan says.
“This war is against the interest of the Unites States,” President Bashar Assad said during an interview with Charlie Rose.
The war of the young.
More than John McCain said several months ago.
Chuck Hagel makes the claim in testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
“I think we need to talk about that in our classified session.”
“All I did was raise a hypothetical question,” Kerry says.
The number of Syrian refugees passed the 2 million mark on Tuesday, according to the U.N. Refugee Agency. Last month, it was announced the number of Syrian child refugees had exceeded 1 million.
In an interview with France’s Le Figaro, the Syrian president blasts Obama and warns of regional war as he faces U.S. military strikes.
“The start of the historic American retreat,” Syria’s state-run newspaper declared on its front page Sunday.
The memes are running 10-1 against, Mr. President.
Police officers set up barricades outside the White House before President Obama addressed the nation. Anti-war shouts could be heard on the White House livefeed.
The team of experts left Damascus early Saturday and crossed into Lebanon after four days of investigating a deadly chemical attack.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says he will submit a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Syria today, as more details are released about the alleged chemical attack.
A father is reunited with his son, a rare moment of heart-wrenching joy in the midst of a conflict marked by unspeakable cruelty.
Now, the dictator of Syria is an international pariah. How fast the world changes.
He says the White House will decide how to respond in the coming days.
It looks eerily, disturbingly mundane. Here’s what Syrian President and serial human rights abuser Bashar al-Assad has been using his new Instagram account for.
U.S. has concluded Assad used chemical weapons, but no details yet on the specific military support that will be provided.
At least 20 have been killed in an attack in Reyhanli, a town near Turkey’s border with Syria.
The internet was turned off in Syria on Tuesday. While it’s tough to verify which recent Instagrams were actually taken on the ground in Syria and which photos are fake, these photos were all geotagged to locations in Syria over the last month.
Real-time traffic reports show internet traffic has virtually disappeared throughout the country.
Announced this morning by Secretary of State John Kerry, the U.S. will for the first time give direct nonlethal aid to forces opposing President Bashar Assad.