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Why those Syrian atrocities still matter

Why those Syrian atrocities still matter

Donald Trump, Syria and the prevention of Genocide

Donald Trump, Syria and the prevention of Genocide

Will the tension in Syria lead to a third world war?

Trump, the Saudis, and Israel vs. Putin, Iran, and Syria - Will this situation deteriorate into war?

Will the tension in Syria lead to a third world war?

'World would be better place without Assad'

Minister calls for Assad regime fall morning after chemical attack; 'Assad is Angel of Death to hundreds of thousands of innocent Syrians.'

'World would be better place without Assad'

Putin: US is planning to fake chemical weapons attacks in Syria

Russian President says he has info about future US strike in Syria, claims US planning 'to plant substances and accuse the Syrian regime.'

Putin: US is planning to fake chemical weapons attacks in Syria

Netanyahu: 'There is a price for using chemical weapons'

PM calls at opening of cabinet meeting for superpowers to fulfill international obligation to remove chemical weapons from Syria.

Netanyahu: 'There is a price for using chemical weapons'

Disagreement in cabinet: Should Israel absorb Syrians?

Two ministers express support for increased humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees, but defense ministry staunchly opposed.

Disagreement in cabinet: Should Israel absorb Syrians?

The missile, the poison gas and the sheer effrontery

The  missile, the poison gas and the sheer effrontery

Will Syria gas attacks probe condemn the Assad regime?

A yearlong investigation to determine who is behind deadly chemical attacks in Syria takes center stage at the United Nations this week.

 Will Syria gas attacks probe condemn the Assad regime?

Libya: Mustard Gas Nearly Reached Syrian Rebels

Libyan Islamists caught as they tried to send deadly chemical weapons to Syrian terrorists.

Libya: Mustard Gas Nearly Reached Syrian Rebels

OPCW: Second Shipment of Chemical Weapons Removed from Syria

Watchdog organization overseeing destruction of Syria's chemical weapons announces that operation continues despite airstrike.

OPCW: Second Shipment of Chemical Weapons Removed from Syria

Syria Misses Deadline on Most Dangerous Chemicals

First milestone in plan to destroy Syria's chemical weapons by mid 2014 missed, as most lethal weapons not shipped Dec. 31.

Syria Misses Deadline on Most Dangerous Chemicals

Syrian Chem Weapons May be Destroyed at Sea

No country has volunteered to have the chemical weapons destroyed on its soil.

Syrian Chem Weapons May be Destroyed at Sea

Syrian Chemical Weapons to be Destroyed by Mid-2014

Inspectors say all declared facilities used for mixing agents and filling munitions have been disabled.

Syrian Chemical Weapons to be Destroyed by Mid-2014

Watchdog Group: Syrian Chemical Weapons Production – Destroyed

Watchdog group says Syria can no longer produce new chemical weapons. Group now moving to ‘phase 3’ of weapons destruction.

Watchdog Group: Syrian Chemical Weapons Production – Destroyed

Putin, Kerry Meet on Syria During APEC Summit

Russia's Vladamir Putin and John Kerry discuss Syria disarmament a day after Kerry hails the implementation of Syrian chemical plan.

Putin, Kerry Meet on Syria During APEC Summit

US, Russia Seek Norway Help To Destroy Syrian Chemical Arms

Norway's political stability and water make the Scandinavian country eligible for the task of destroying Syria's WMD's.

US, Russia Seek Norway Help To Destroy Syrian Chemical Arms

Assad: We'll Adhere to the UN Resolution

Syria will adhere to United Nations accords on its chemical weapons, President Bashar Al-Assad tells an Italian television channel.

Assad: We'll Adhere to the UN Resolution

Peres: I Doubt Assad Ever Read Anne Frank's Diary

President Shimon Peres compares the gassing of millions of Jews during the Holocaust to the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Peres: I Doubt Assad Ever Read Anne Frank's Diary

Syrian Officer: Assad Told Me to Use Chemical Weapons

Syrian officer who defected to rebels says President Assad gave orders to use chemical weapons.

Syrian Officer: Assad Told Me to Use Chemical Weapons

Syria won't Make Chemical Deadline

Assad was to produce a list of chemical sites by Saturday but US says it's not "a hard and fast deadline."

Syria won't Make Chemical Deadline

Germany Admits Exporting Chemicals to Syria

Germany says it exported 111 tons of chemicals to Syria between 2002 and 2006 that could be used in the production of sarin gas.

Germany Admits Exporting Chemicals to Syria

UN Powers Begin Talks on Syria Resolution

Diplomats launch talks on a resolution that would demand the destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal.

UN Powers Begin Talks on Syria Resolution

Implications of the US-Russia Agreement About Assad

Implications of the US-Russia Agreement About Assad

Lebanese MP Echoes Claims Hezbollah Received Chemical Arms

MP from Al Mustakbal party joins another politician who says Syria has transferred chemical weapons to Hezbollah.

Lebanese MP Echoes Claims Hezbollah Received Chemical Arms

UN to Confirm: Sarin Used in Syria Attack

UN finds ‘convincing evidence’ that sarin gas was used in Syria – but still cannot say who did it.

UN to Confirm: Sarin Used in Syria Attack

Report: Syria Smuggling Chemical Weapons to Iraq

Syria reportedly responds to pressure to give up chemical weapons by shipping them to war-torn neighbor Iraq.

Report: Syria Smuggling Chemical Weapons to Iraq

Anti-Israel Media, Chemical Weapons, and Israel

Anti-Israel Media, Chemical Weapons, and Israel

Kerry to Assad: 'Give up Chemical Weapons to Avoid Strike'

The U.S. Secretary of State says Assad could avoid a strike if he gave up his entire chemical weapons arsenal within a week.

Kerry to Assad: 'Give up Chemical Weapons to Avoid Strike'

Syrian Children to Congress: Support the Strike and Save Us

A new YouTube video shows Syrian children asking members of the U.S. Congress to support a military strike in Syria.

Syrian Children to Congress: Support the Strike and Save Us

Report: Hezbollah Admitted that Assad Was Behind Chemical Attack

German intelligence says it intercepted a phone call in which Hezbollah official admitted that Assad gassed his own people.

Report: Hezbollah Admitted that Assad Was Behind Chemical Attack

Peres: Assad will Disappear – One Way or the Other

Syrian president ‘has lost the right to be a leader,’ Peres declares.

Peres: Assad will Disappear – One Way or the Other

U.S. Aircraft Carrier moves into Red Sea

Despite an impending vote by Congress, aircraft carrier U.S.S Nimitz continues on its course for a possible strike on Syria.

U.S. Aircraft Carrier moves into Red Sea

Syrian Rebel Leader Praises Minister Uri Ariel

Rebel leader talks to Israeli television, thanks Housing Minister for speaking out against chemical attack.

Syrian Rebel Leader Praises Minister Uri Ariel

Syrian Captain Told: Fire Chemicals or be Shot

British intelligence intercepted radio message ordering chemical strikes.

Syrian Captain Told: Fire Chemicals or be Shot

Syria: Kerry's Accusations Based on Lies

Syria rejects remarks by Kerry, says they are fabricated and based on lies by "terrorists".

Syria: Kerry's Accusations Based on Lies

UN Inspectors Wrap Up Visit to Syria

UN inspectors finish collecting samples from the site of the alleged chemical weapons attack, will leave Syria on Saturday.

UN Inspectors Wrap Up Visit to Syria

Kerry: Assad Killed at Least 1,400 in Chemical Attack

Preparing for a strike in Syria? "The primary question is no longer what do we know but what we are going to do about it," says Kerry.

Kerry: Assad Killed at Least 1,400 in Chemical Attack

Galloway Caught Lying to Parliament Over Syria Comments

A week after accusing Israel of giving Al-Qaeda chemical weapons, anti-Israel British MP was caught lying about his remarks.

Galloway Caught Lying to Parliament Over Syria Comments

Officials: Obama Prepared to Go at Syria Alone

Obama is prepared to move ahead with a military strike on Syria even with international rejection, administration officials say.

Officials: Obama Prepared to Go at Syria Alone

British Parliament Votes Against Syria Intervention

British MPs vote by a majority of 285 to 272 to reject possible military action against the Assad regime.

British Parliament Votes Against Syria Intervention

Britain to Delay Action on Syria

British PM urges action, argues that Syria 'is not like Iraq,' but ultimately delays decision over lack of support.

Britain to Delay Action on Syria

Syria Rebels: Video Shows Chemical Launch

Rebels say missile in video is very similar to the one whose remains were found in site of massacre.

Syria Rebels: Video Shows Chemical Launch

Boehner to Obama: Consult With Congress on Syria

House Speaker sends a letter to Obama criticizing his level of consultation with lawmakers about action against Syria.

Boehner to Obama: Consult With Congress on Syria

US Determined to Strike in Syria – the Question is When

US source says Syria strike will happen, but the timing has not yet been decided; Russian. Chinese diplomats stage UN "walkout."

US Determined to Strike in Syria – the Question is When

UN Pushes for Delay on Syria Strike

UN Secretary-General urges US, UK to give inspectors more time; Syria takes advantage of advanced warning to evacuate top military posts.

UN Pushes for Delay on Syria Strike

France Prepared to Take Action in Syria, Says Hollande

French President says his country is prepared to take action against those responsible for last week’s deadly chemical attack in Syria.

France Prepared to Take Action in Syria, Says Hollande

Arab League: Syrian Government Responsible for Chemical Attack

Arab League says it holds Assad's regime fully responsible for last week's chemical attack, demands justice.

Arab League: Syrian Government Responsible for Chemical Attack

Syrian Official: If Damascus is Attacked, Tel Aviv Will Burn

A senior official in the Syrian army warns the West: waging a war on Syria will be reciprocated with an attack on Tel Aviv.

Syrian Official: If Damascus is Attacked, Tel Aviv Will Burn

Biden: 'No Doubt' that Assad is Behind the Chemical Attack

"The Syrian regime is the only one that has chemical weapons and has used them in the past," notes U.S. Vice President.

Biden: 'No Doubt' that Assad is Behind the Chemical Attack

Syria: Was Chemical Weapons Massacre a Mistake?

Experts weigh in on who used chemical weapons in Syria and why. Israeli expert says ‘operational mistake’ a likely factor.

Syria: Was Chemical Weapons Massacre a Mistake?

PM: Israel Ready to React ‘Fiercely’ if Syria Attacks

Netanyahu warns of harsh response if Syria tries to hit Israel.

PM: Israel Ready to React ‘Fiercely’ if Syria Attacks

Strike on Syria ‘As Early as Thursday’

Russia hurries to get its citizens out as US officials warn operation in Syria could be imminent.

Strike on Syria ‘As Early as Thursday’

U.S. Has 150 Targets in Syria – Report

Lebanese security sources say targets include air force and air defense sites, missile bases.

U.S. Has 150 Targets in Syria – Report

Lieberman on Syria: Israel May Have to Respond

Foreign Affairs and Security Committee chairman says Israel could be drawn into conflict against its will.

Lieberman on Syria: Israel  May Have to Respond

Israel to U.S.: Don't Surprise Us with Syria

Outgoing NSC head Amidror asked for heads up on Syria strike during meeting with U.S. counterpart Susan Rice.

Israel to U.S.: Don't Surprise Us with Syria

Obama Must Consult with Congress on Syria, Says Boehner

Aide to House Speaker: The White House must consult with congressional leaders before taking any action in Syria.

Obama Must Consult with Congress on Syria, Says Boehner

Putin: No Evidence of Chemical Attack in Syria

Russian President tells British PM that his country has no evidence that a chemical weapons attack has taken place in Syria.

Putin: No Evidence of Chemical Attack in Syria

Report: British Warplanes in Cyprus Preparing for Syria Strike

British airplanes and military transporters have begun arriving at an airbase in Cyprus, according to a report by the Guardian.

Report: British Warplanes in Cyprus Preparing for Syria Strike

Kerry: Syria Chemical Attack a 'Moral Obscenity'

The U.S. will demand accountability for the chemical weapons attack in Syria, declared Secretary of State.

Kerry: Syria Chemical Attack a 'Moral Obscenity'