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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. 
Six killed in bomb attack on Yemen air force bus

Six killed in bomb attack on Yemen air force bus Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

At least six people have been killed in a bomb attack on a bus carrying members of Yemen's air force.
Egyptian court adjourns trial of Muslim Brotherhood leaders

Egyptian court adjourns trial of Muslim Brotherhood leaders Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

The trial of the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader, Mohamed Badie, and two of his deputies on charges of inciting deadly violence during the protests that preceded the army's overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi was adjourned Sunday minutes after it opened. 
MSF says 3,600 Syrians showed 'neurotoxic symptoms', 355 dead

MSF says 3,600 Syrians showed 'neurotoxic symptoms', 355 dead Sat, 24 Aug, 2013

Thousands of people suffered neurotoxic symptoms and 355 of them died following an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syrian capital Damascus, respected aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has said.
US weighs possible military options in Syria

US weighs possible military options in Syria Sat, 24 Aug, 2013

US Defense Secretary Hagel says Obama asks for "military options" in response to alleged use of chemical weapons by Assad; US naval power in Mediterranean gives president option to fire Tomahawk missiles at Syrian targets. 
Russia urges Syria to cooperate with chemical weapons probe

Russia urges Syria to cooperate with chemical weapons probe Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Russia has said it had told Syria to cooperate with UN experts investigating reports of a deadly chemical weapons attack that is believed to have killed hundreds, and called on rebels to allow access to the area.
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