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Syria rebels get US-made missiles: source

Syria rebels get US-made missiles: source

Syrian rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad for the first time received at least 20 US-made TOW anti-tank missiles from a “Western source,” a rebel official told AFP Tuesday. “Moderate, well-organized fighters from the Hazm movement have for the […]


Pakistan denies plans to arm Syrian rebels

Pakistan denies plans to arm Syrian rebels

Pakistan on Thursday strongly denied it had any plans to send weapons to Syrian rebels, following reports that Saudi Arabia was holding talks with it about arming the opposition. Pakistani foreign ministry spokeswoman Tasneem Aslam said at a regular briefing […]


Philippines, rebels sign ‘power sharing’ accord

Philippines, rebels sign ‘power sharing’ accord

The Philippine government and Muslim rebels on Sunday signed a crucial power sharing accord, paving the way for a final peace agreement aimed at ending a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens of thousands. The power sharing annex had been […]


Syria security official says rebels have missiles, sarin gas

Syria security official says rebels have missiles, sarin gas

Syria rebels possess ground-to-ground missiles and sarin, and a UN report on chemical weapons use shows they carried out attacks near Damascus, a high-ranking Syrian security source said Tuesday. “I categorically deny that we have used sarin gas, for the […]


Pentagon may take charge of arming Syrian rebels: US officials

Pentagon may take charge of arming Syrian rebels: US officials

Washington is weighing expanding support for Syrian rebels by having the Pentagon take charge of arming the opposition instead of a clandestine effort by the CIA, officials said Wednesday. “It’s under consideration,” said a US official, who spoke on condition […]


Maoist rebels kill four troops in India landmine blast

Maoist rebels kill four troops in India landmine blast

Maoist rebels killed four paramilitary troops and injured two others by setting off a landmine on a highway in eastern India on Tuesday, police officials said. The powerful blast sent the soldiers’ vehicle flying through the air, with photographs showing […]


Russia warns US against Syria military action

Russia warns US against Syria military action

Military action against the Syrian regime would be a “tragic mistake”, Russia said Sunday, warning the West not to preempt the results of a UN probe into alleged deadly chemical attacks. Moscow warned there was a danger of history repeating […]


US preps for possible cruise missile attack on Syria

US preps for possible cruise missile attack on Syria

CBS News has learned that the Pentagon is making the initial preparations for a cruise missile attack on Syrian government forces. We say “initial preparations” because such an attack won’t happen until the president gives the green light. And it […]


UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Security Council members are seeking “clarity” on opposition claims that Syrian troops used chemical weapons in an attack near Damascus, Argentina’s UN envoy, the council president, said Wednesday. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s office said earlier he was “shocked” […]


 
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