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

Russia sends advanced anti-ship missiles to Syrian government

Russia has sent advanced antiship cruise missiles to Syria, a move that illustrates the depth of its support for the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad, American officials said Thursday.

Russia has previously provided a version of … Read the rest

UN Human Rights Council to put pressure on Syria

by Marie Sanz, AFP

The UN Human Rights Council’s annual session opens Monday determined to put more pressure on Syria’s hardline regime after publication of a list of officials suspected of crimes against humanity.

“We want Syrian authorities to give … Read the rest