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U.S. sanctions Syria following chemical weapons attack

U.S. sanctions Syria following chemical weapons attack

Treasury sanctions employees of Syrian research center following chemical weapons attack in Idlib.Ben Ariel, 25/04/2017 05:45
White House: Future Syria strikes not out of the question

White House: Future Syria strikes not out of the question

White House spokesman: U.S. could carry out future military strikes on Syria if its government uses chemical weapons on citizens.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/04/2017 22:27
Haley: We're prepared to do more in Syria

Haley: We're prepared to do more in Syria

Ambassador Nikki Haley says the U.S. is prepared to do more in Syria following Thursday's airstrikes.Ben Ariel, Canada, 07/04/2017 22:34
Trump orders attack on Syria

Trump orders attack on Syria

50 Tomahawk missiles fired at Syrian airfield from which chemical weapons were fired at civilians.Elad Benari, 07/04/2017 05:27
Haley: Syrians don't want Assad as their leader

Haley: Syrians don't want Assad as their leader

Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States does not believe that Syrians people Assad as their leader.Ben Ariel, 04/04/2017 05:13
Assad: Trump will be an ally - if he fights terrorism

Assad: Trump will be an ally - if he fights terrorism

Syrian President says U.S. President-elect will be a "natural ally" if he fulfills his pledge to fight "terrorists".Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2016 01:08
Rubio: What's Obama's strategy on Syria?

Rubio: What's Obama's strategy on Syria?

GOP candidates criticize Obama's plan to deploy 50 special forces to Syria, say he lacks a real strategy to solve that conflict.Ben Ariel, 02/11/2015 06:13
Syrian MP: American troops 'an act of aggression'

Syrian MP: American troops 'an act of aggression'

Syrian member of parliament blasts Obama's decision to send special operations forces into his country.Ben Ariel, 01/11/2015 05:34
United States Widens Sanctions on Syria

United States Widens Sanctions on Syria

New American sanctions target individuals and entities providing energy products used by the Assad regime in fighting its own people.Ben Ariel, 04/08/2015 02:13
Assad 'Open to Dialogue' with the United States

Assad 'Open to Dialogue' with the United States

Syrian President says he is open to having a dialogue with the United States so long as Syria's "sovereignty" isn't pressured.Ben Ariel, 27/03/2015 05:46
No Coordination with Assad, Says State Dept.

No Coordination with Assad, Says State Dept.

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says her country isn't coordinating airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/02/2015 00:14
Obama Supports Training for Syrian Opposition?

Obama Supports Training for Syrian Opposition?

Obama's nominee as Qatar ambassador: the administration supports plan to provide military training to moderate Syrian opposition.Elad Benari, 12/06/2014 05:45
Report: Another Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria?

Report: Another Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria?

Alleged survivors of January attack turn to US for support; White House dismisses claims, says survivors 'can't get their story straight.'Tova Dvorin, 21/02/2014 12:55
Congress Approves Weapons to 'Moderate' Rebels

Congress Approves Weapons to 'Moderate' Rebels

Officials: Light arms supplied by the U.S. are flowing to "moderate" Syrian rebels, funding for more has been approved by Congress.Elad Benari, 28/01/2014 05:14
McCain: Obama is Worse than Carter

McCain: Obama is Worse than Carter

Senator McCain blasts Obama over Syria. "I thought Jimmy Carter was bad, but he pales in comparison to this president."Elad Benari, 23/01/2014 04:44
US and Britain Suspend Funding for Syrian Rebels

US and Britain Suspend Funding for Syrian Rebels

Move follows reports of base overtaken by Islamist groups in the north; decision temporary, officials say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2013 22:47
Report: US Knew About Chemical Weapons

Report: US Knew About Chemical Weapons

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist reveals proof that US administration knew both sides had weapons; officials deny claims.Tova Dvorin, 10/12/2013 14:15
US Jihadist in Syria: Spread Islam to Whole World

US Jihadist in Syria: Spread Islam to Whole World

US national in Syria declares intent to kill infidels, fight enemies of Islam, implement Sharia law worldwide - including in the West.Dalit Halevi, Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2013 15:26
Poll: 52% of Israelis don't Trust US on Defense

Poll: 52% of Israelis don't Trust US on Defense

Among religious people, over two thirds do not trust the US. 56% believe Iranian surprise attack is possible.Gil Ronen, 28/10/2013 14:59
US Told Israel on Aug. 30: Syria Strike in 48 Hrs.

US Told Israel on Aug. 30: Syria Strike in 48 Hrs.

Israeli TV reveals Netanyahu received notification by phone that a strike is imminent, one day before Obama changed his mind.Gil Ronen, 05/10/2013 21:24
McCain and Graham Slam Syria Agreement

McCain and Graham Slam Syria Agreement

"Assad will deceive the world," say Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham of the U.S.-Russia agreement on Syria's chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 15/09/2013 05:30
Syria Joins Anti-Chemical Weapons Treaty

Syria Joins Anti-Chemical Weapons Treaty

Syria's UN ambassador his country has joined the anti-chemical weapons treaty. State Dept.: Military option still on the table.Elad Benari, 13/09/2013 01:16
‘Russia, Iran and Syria Defeated America’

‘Russia, Iran and Syria Defeated America’

Former Israeli ambassador to US the: Iran-Syria-Russia victory signals an end to U.S. deterrence in the Middle East.Maayana Miskin, 12/09/2013 11:33
Syrian MP Threatens Israel, U.S. Bases

Syrian MP Threatens Israel, U.S. Bases

Kurdish Syrian MP tells Hezbollah TV: If U.S. attacks us, we'll respond by targeting Israel and the American bases in the Gulf.Elad Benari, 12/09/2013 06:13
Senate Could Vote on Syria Next Week

Senate Could Vote on Syria Next Week

Senate could vote on Syria strike as soon as next week if efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis fail.Elad Benari, 12/09/2013 04:16
Syrian Rebels: U.S. Giving Us Some Weapons

Syrian Rebels: U.S. Giving Us Some Weapons

The United States has begun distributing some weapons to the Syrian rebels, says a spokesman on their behalf.Elad Benari, 11/09/2013 06:12
If We Don't React, Assad Will Use Chemicals Again

If We Don't React, Assad Will Use Chemicals Again

In speech to the nation, Obama makes the case for a strike on Syria but says he'll give Russian proposal a chance.Elad Benari, 11/09/2013 04:37
McCain: Voting Against Strike is Catastrophic

McCain: Voting Against Strike is Catastrophic

Senator John McCain urges a vote in favor of the President's proposal for using military force in Syria.Elad Benari, 03/09/2013 03:13
'You Can’t Rely on America'

'You Can’t Rely on America'

Legal expert warns Israel against relying on American support in case of trouble: "Even when they do act, they’re too late."Maayana Miskin, 01/09/2013 10:38
Obama Hints at Tough Response to Syria

Obama Hints at Tough Response to Syria

Obama tells rabbis not to worry: American response to Syria will send Iran the right message., 01/09/2013 09:33
Syrian Officials Gloat: Obama Defeated

Syrian Officials Gloat: Obama Defeated

Syrian official mocks Obama administration over airstrike delay as Syrian PM threatens.Maayana Miskin, 01/09/2013 09:28
Syria: Kerry's Accusations Based on Lies

Syria: Kerry's Accusations Based on Lies

Syria rejects remarks by Kerry, says they are fabricated and based on lies by "terrorists".Elad Benari, Canada, 31/08/2013 01:34
White House: Syria Intervention Will be Limited

White House: Syria Intervention Will be Limited

The U.S. is looking at a response to Syrian use of chemical weapons that is "very discrete and limited", says White House spokesperson.Elad Benari, 30/08/2013 00:16
Obama: I Haven't Yet Decided to Strike in Syria

Obama: I Haven't Yet Decided to Strike in Syria

"I’ve not made a decision" regarding a military strike in Syria, stresses Obama in a television interview.Elad Benari, 29/08/2013 03:14
US Determined to Strike in Syria

US Determined to Strike in Syria

US source says Syria strike will happen, but the timing has not yet been decided; Russian. Chinese diplomats stage UN "walkout."Maayana Miskin, 28/08/2013 21:28
UN Pushes for Delay on Syria Strike

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.Maayana Miskin, 28/08/2013 20:09
Hackers Bring Down New York Times Website

Hackers Bring Down New York Times Website

Syrian Electronic Army believed to be behind the hacking of the New York Times website.Elad Benari, 28/08/2013 02:16
Biden: 'No Doubt' Assad is Behind the Attack

Biden: 'No Doubt' Assad is Behind the Attack

"The Syrian regime is the only one that has chemical weapons and has used them in the past," notes U.S. Vice President.Elad Benari, 28/08/2013 01:15
PM: Israel Ready to React if Syria Attacks

PM: Israel Ready to React if Syria Attacks

Netanyahu warns of harsh response if Syria tries to hit Israel.Maayana Miskin, 27/08/2013 19:36
Strike on Syria ‘As Early as Thursday’

Strike on Syria ‘As Early as Thursday’

Russia hurries to get its citizens out as US officials warn operation in Syria could be imminent.Maayana Miskin, 27/08/2013 17:12
Kerry: Syria Chemical Attack a 'Moral Obscenity'

Kerry: Syria Chemical Attack a 'Moral Obscenity'

The U.S. will demand accountability for the chemical weapons attack in Syria, declared Secretary of State.Elad Benari, 27/08/2013 00:16
Steinitz: If US Plans Attack, Israel Will Know

Steinitz: If US Plans Attack, Israel Will Know

Israel’s Minister for Strategy says America will have to take action on Syria., 25/08/2013 11:14
Obama Meets Advisers to 'Gather Facts' on Syria

Obama Meets Advisers to 'Gather Facts' on Syria

Obama met top national security advisers following widespread reports about the Syrian government using chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 25/08/2013 05:45
Syria Warns U.S.: Don't Attack Us

Syria Warns U.S.: Don't Attack Us

"An attack on Syria would be no easy trip," warns Syria's Information Minister.Elad Benari, 25/08/2013 04:43
Obama: Time is Nearing for Response on Syria

Obama: Time is Nearing for Response on Syria

Alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria "is clearly a big event of grave concern," says U.S. President.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/08/2013 21:51
Obama Orders Probe of Syrian Chemical Attack

Obama Orders Probe of Syrian Chemical Attack

U.S. President has ordered local spy agencies to urgently probe claims that Syrian forces launched a horrific chemical attack on civilians.Elad Benari, 23/08/2013 05:13
Obama Announces More Humanitarian Aid to Syria

Obama Announces More Humanitarian Aid to Syria

U.S. will provide more than $195 million in additional humanitarian assistance for people affected by the Syrian war.Elad Benari, 08/08/2013 03:46
Dempsey: No-Fly Zone Would Cost Billions

Dempsey: No-Fly Zone Would Cost Billions

Imposing a no-fly zone over Syria would cost $1 billion a month and put U.S. aircraft at risk of being shot down, assesses General Dempsey.Elad Benari, 23/07/2013 05:44
WSJ: Netanyahu Has Red Lines, Obama Doesn't

WSJ: Netanyahu Has Red Lines, Obama Doesn't

WSJ says Israel attacked Syria at least four times, adding this means that Netanyahu adheres to his red lines, unlike Obama.Elad Benari, 18/07/2013 05:44
Report: U.S. to Arm Syrian Rebels Within a Month

Report: U.S. to Arm Syrian Rebels Within a Month

CIA moving weapons from a network of secret warehouses, plans to start arming Syrian rebels, according to officials.Elad Benari, 27/06/2013 05:43
'35 Americans Killed' in Syria Fighting

'35 Americans Killed' in Syria Fighting

Hizbullah claims 35 Americans among thousands of ‘mujahideen’ foreign fighters killed in Syria.Maayana Miskin, 18/06/2013 08:38
Face-Off in Syria? Iran Sends 4,000 More Soldiers

Face-Off in Syria? Iran Sends 4,000 More Soldiers

Iran sends 4,000 new troops to boost Assad as Obama promises aid to rebels. Israel may be dragged in.Maayana Miskin, 16/06/2013 10:20
White House: No Plans for No-Fly Zone Over Syria

White House: No Plans for No-Fly Zone Over Syria

White House says a no-fly zone over Syria would be more difficult to set up than it was in Libya.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/06/2013 01:14
US Confirms Assad Used Chemical Weapons

US Confirms Assad Used Chemical Weapons

Obama administration confirms that the Syrian army used chemical weapons against rebel forces.Maayana Miskin, 14/06/2013 08:48
U.S. Eases Restrictions on Syria's Opposition

U.S. Eases Restrictions on Syria's Opposition

U.S. eases restrictions on trade with Syria’s opposition, in order to supply the critical needs of Syrians in “liberated areas.”Elad Benari, 13/06/2013 05:16
Kerry: U.S. Considering Options to Help Rebels

Kerry: U.S. Considering Options to Help Rebels

The United States is considering what steps it can take to help the Syrian opposition, says Secretary of State.Elad Benari, 13/06/2013 02:14
Obama Close to Approving Arms for Syrian Rebels

Obama Close to Approving Arms for Syrian Rebels

United States President Barack Obama is close to approving arms for the Syrian rebels, say officials.Elad Benari, 10/06/2013 04:14