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UN inspectors resume Syria chemical weapons probe

UN inspectors resume Syria chemical weapons probe Wed, 28 Aug, 2013

Two days after their convoy was shot at by unidentified snipers, UN arms inspectors resumed their probe into Syria chemical weapons attack on Wednesday.
Attacks kill at least 51 people in Iraq

Attacks kill at least 51 people in Iraq Wed, 28 Aug, 2013

At least 51 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a series of bombings and attacks in and around Baghdad.
Joe Biden: No doubt Assad regime used chemical weapons in Syria

Joe Biden: No doubt Assad regime used chemical weapons in Syria Wed, 28 Aug, 2013

US Vice President Joe Biden said there is no doubt that Syria's government was responsible for a recent chemical attack in Damascus, as Western allies ramp up rhetoric in preparation for possible military strikes against Syria.
US, allies 'within days' of military action against Syria

US, allies 'within days' of military action against Syria Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Syrian opposition leaders have been told by Western allies to expect military strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's government within days, Reuters news agency reports.
Stocks slide, oil up as Syria tensions escalate

Stocks slide, oil up as Syria tensions escalate Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Fears of an escalating conflict in Syria rippled across financial markets on Tuesday, sinking stocks, lifting gold and pushing the price of oil to the highest in a year and a half. 
Russia, Iran warn US against Syria strike

Russia, Iran warn US against Syria strike Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Russia and Iran have given fresh warning to the United States and its allies against a military intervention in Syria.
US postpones meeting with Russia on Syrian crisis

US postpones meeting with Russia on Syrian crisis Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

The US State Department postponed a meeting scheduled tomorrow in The Hague between senior diplomats from the United States and Russia due to "ongoing consultations" over the chemical weapons attack in Syria. 
John Kerry says Syria's use of chemical weapons in attack 'undeniable'

John Kerry says Syria's use of chemical weapons in attack 'undeniable' Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry has described the use of chemical weapons in Syria as an unforgivable moral obscenity, saying that the Obama administration believed the Syrian regime was responsible for it. 
Syria rebels seize key northern town

Syria rebels seize key northern town Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

Syrian rebel forces have taken control of a strategic town in northern Syria, cutting off government forces' only supply route out of the city of Aleppo, the Syrian Observator for Human Rights has said.
Thousands protest against government in Bahrain

Thousands protest against government in Bahrain Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

Thousands of Bahrainis were allowed to march peacefully outside Manama calling for democratic reforms on Friday, 10 days after police cracked down on scattered protests organized by an online group inspired by recent demonstrations in Egypt.
UN visits alleged chemical victims despite sniper attack

UN visits alleged chemical victims despite sniper attack Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

U.N. inspectors have visited a Damascus suburb to meet victims of suspected chemical weapon attacks, after the Syrian government accepted international demands to grant access to the team.
Israelis kill three Palestinians in refugee camp clash

Israelis kill three Palestinians in refugee camp clash Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

Israeli soldiers have killed three Palestinians during clashes at a refugee camp in the West Bank.
Iraq violence leaves at least 47 dead

Iraq violence leaves at least 47 dead Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

Car bombs, roadside bombs and shootings have killed at least 47 people in Iraq, police and medical sources say, as tensions intensify between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims across the Middle East.
Syria will allow UN to inspect alleged chemical attack sites

Syria will allow UN to inspect alleged chemical attack sites Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

Syria will allow UN inspectors to visit a site near Damascus where an alleged chemical weapons attack is said to have killed hundreds of people, state media report.
Egypt`s Hosni Mubarak appears in court for trial

Egypt`s Hosni Mubarak appears in court for trial Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appeared before another court for a session of his retrial on charges of killing protesters during the 2011 uprising. 
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