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Turkey sends missile batteries to Syria border

Turkey sends missile batteries to Syria border

Turkey sent batteries of ground-to-air missiles to the border with Syria on Sunday, media reports said, boosting its firepower as rebels in Syria seized several border posts. As fighting raged in Damascus and Aleppo, rebels were said to have taken […]


Rebels claim deadly bomb attack on Syria top brass

Rebels claim deadly bomb attack on Syria top brass

Rebels claimed a bomb attack which struck at the heart of Syria’s senior command, killing at least three of President Bashar al-Assad’s top brass and warned of more carnage to come. The explosion, blamed on a bodyguard attending a meeting […]


War comes to Damascus in Syria revolt ‘turning point’

War comes to Damascus in Syria revolt ‘turning point’

Syria’s military deployed armored vehicles near central Damascus as troops battled rebels around the capital in what activists said could be a turning point in the 16-month uprising. Russia meanwhile slammed as “blackmail” Western pressure to push for a UN […]


US, Russia top brass discuss Syria, missile defense

US, Russia top brass discuss Syria, missile defense

The top US military officer met with his Russian counterpart, discussing missile defense and the Syria crisis, amid tensions between Washington and Moscow on the issue, the Pentagon said. General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted […]


Russia vows to keep supplying arms to Syria

Russia vows to keep supplying arms to Syria

Russia vowed on Wednesday not to follow a Western arms embargo on Syria and promised new air defence systems and other military components to President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. The announcement came just a day after Russia dispatched a large naval […]


Russia will not sell Syria new weapons: official

Russia will not sell Syria new weapons: official

Russia will not supply new weapons to its Arab ally Syria while fighting there continues, Moscow arms export officials said Monday, while stressing that old contracts would be fulfilled. “Russia like other countries is concerned about the situation in Syria,” […]


West trying to ‘distort’ Syria deal says Russia

West trying to ‘distort’ Syria deal says Russia

Russia accused the West of seeking to distort an agreement for a political transition in Syria, after international peace envoy Kofi Annan said a ceasefire was imperative. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hailed the Geneva accord based on proposals by […]


Turkey to pick new missile defence system soon

Turkey to pick new missile defence system soon

Turkey is to pick a new long-range air defence missile system soon, as tension builds with neighboring Syria, media and foreign diplomats said Friday. Companies vying for the four billion dollar (3.2 billion euro) contract include Raytheon and Lockheed Martin […]


Turkey reinforces border as Syria violence rages

Turkey reinforces border as Syria violence rages

Twin bombs exploded outside the Palace of Justice in Damascus on Thursday as deadly violence raged across the country and Turkey reinforced its volatile border with Syria with missile batteries. Ankara’s move came as world powers prepared for a crucial […]


 
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