CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview broadcast Wednesday that he does not discount the possibility of a U.S. military attack even though threatened action was forestalled when he agreed to give up
NEW YORK (AP) — Iraq’s top diplomat warned outside nations Wednesday not to send military aid to Syria’s rebellion for fear they could assist jihadist groups that he said might have a role in a future government in
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is mobilizing support for Lebanon to help it counter the economic effects of hosting nearly a million Syrian refugees.
The International Support Group for Lebanon met Wednesday on the sidelines of
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council, long paralyzed by deep divisions over how to deal with the Syrian conflict, is about two days away from agreeing on a resolution to require Damascus to dismantle its chemical
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says chemical weapons experts who returned to Syria will be investigating three alleged incidents of chemical weapons use earlier this year and seeking information on three alleged incidents last month.
LONDON (AP) — The British government has announced a further 100 million pounds ($160.7 million) in humanitarian funding to help bring food, water and medicine to those affected by Syria’s civil war.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese airport officials say a team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors has arrived in Beirut on its way back to Syria.
U.N officials say the inspectors will complete their investigation into “pending credible allegations” of
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose Wednesday, bouncing back slightly after a string of losses.
Benchmark oil for November delivery was up 24 cents to $103.37 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Iranian president’s first speech to world leaders was absent anti-Israel rhetoric and offered up negotiations with the U.S. and its allies over the disputed nuclear program, showing a more moderate face of the
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Tuesday voiced deep skepticism about the new Iranian president’s outreach to the West, saying the world “should not be fooled” and must keep up the pressure on Tehran’s suspect nuclear program.