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Obama unsure about military strikes against ISIL in Syria White House

Aug 26, 2014

Obama unsure about military strikes against ISIL in Syria White House

US President Barack Obama has so far not decided on whether to launch military strikes on Islamic State militants in Syria. #White House #World #Barack Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Washington #Iraq #US President #military strike #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
Syria warns US against carrying out airstrikes without consent

Aug 26, 2014

Syria warns US against carrying out airstrikes without consent

Syria said it was ready to confront the rising threat from the Islamic State, but warned the US against carrying out airstrikes without Damascus' consent. #World #Barack Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Washington #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #Airstrikes #Syrian civil war #ISIL #ISIS #IS #Ismalic State
Syria A year after chemical attacks, justice remains elusive

Aug 21, 2014

Syria A year after chemical attacks, justice remains elusive

Syria's opposition and its allies, including the United States, accused Damascus of carrying out thechemical weapons attack. President Bashar Assad's government denied responsibility, and blamed the rebels. #Barack Obama #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Free Syrian Army #Chemical weapons #Syrian civil war #Sarin #Sarin gas #Chemical weapon attack #nerve agent #chemical Weapons Convention #Bassar al-Assad
Syria intensifies attack against ISIL jihadists as US assault in Iraq continues

Aug 19, 2014

Syria intensifies attack against ISIL jihadists as US assault in Iraq continues

Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria. #World #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #militants #Jihadists #Raqqa #Syrian president #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

Aug 19, 2014

Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

The ship was held in Spain for several months due to delays by Syria in handing over its declared stockpiles of chemical agents. #United States #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Chemical weapons #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #Bassar al-Assad

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Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

Aug 25, 2014

Syrian FM warns US against striking Islamic militants inside Syria with Damascus' consent

Syria's foreign minister has warned the U.S. not to conduct airstrikes inside Syria against the Islamic State group without Damascus' consent... #Damascus, Syria #Syria
Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

Aug 14, 2014

Syrian forces retake Damascus suburb in another setback for rebels

Syrian forces regained control over a strategic suburb of the capital on Thursday as rebels under heavy bombardment said they were forced to withdraw... #Damascus, Syria #Syria
Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

Aug 25, 2014

Syrian F.M. Warns U.S. Against Airstrikes on Militants

(BEIRUT) — Syria’s foreign minister has warned the U.S. not to conduct airstrikes inside Syria against the Islamic State group without Damascus’ consent. Walid al-Moallem says such an act “by anyone,” without the approval from President Bashar Assad’... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Beirut, Lebanon