Syria committed to chemical weapons deal: Assad

Syria is committed to the convention against chemical weapons it signed under a US-Russian deal and sees “no obstacles” to its implementation, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview broadcast Thursday.

Speaking to Venezuela’s Telesur, the Syrian leader insisted that … Read the rest

US military confirms rebels had sarin

toxicobamaAs part of the Obama administration’s repeated insistence – though without offering proof – that the recent sarin gas attack near Damascus was the work of the Assad regime, the administration has downplayed or denied the possibility that al-Qaida-linked Syrian … Read the rest

Syrian activists protest rebel siege of Aleppo districts

Syrian activists in Aleppo have staged protests calling for the lifting of a rebel siege of regime-held districts that has created food shortages, an NGO said on Wednesday.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the first demonstration calling for … Read the rest