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White House Working Towards Response After Reported Syria Gassing

White House Working Towards Response After Reported Syria Gassing

Joshua Roberts/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In light of the reported chemical attack in Syria this week, the White House has been busy meeting and discussing possible responses to the alleged actions of President Bashar al-Assad’s government.While Syria…

Report: Sudan Supplying Arms to Syrian Rebels

Report: Sudan Supplying Arms to Syrian Rebels

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In a complicated arrangement, Syrian rebels have been getting arms supplies from the Republic of Sudan, the New York Times reports.According to the paper, the Syrian opposition has been using weapons such as anti-aircr…

Syrian Airstrike Hits 12th Century Castle

Syrian Airstrike Hits 12th Century Castle

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HOMS, Syria) — Video has emerged of a Syrian airstrike hitting one of Syria’s most famous landmarks, Crac des Chevaliers. Opposition activists released footage showing a direct hit on one of the castle’s towers, foll…

Foreign Minister Says Iraq Can’t Stop Iran Arms Shipments to Syria

Foreign Minister Says Iraq Can’t Stop Iran Arms Shipments to Syria

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) — Iraq does “not have the ability to stop” the transport of weapons from Iran to Syria through its airspace without help, Iraq’s foreign minister said on Saturday.“We reject and condemn the trans…

David Cameron and Vladimir Putin Discuss Syria on Eve of G8 Summit

David Cameron and Vladimir Putin Discuss Syria on Eve of G8 Summit

FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) — On the eve of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in London Sunday to discuss the Syrian crisis.
Though Cameron and Putin both…

Rubio: President’s Inaction Has Led to ‘Worst Possible Scenario’ in Syria

Rubio: President’s Inaction Has Led to ‘Worst Possible Scenario’ in Syria

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — During an exclusive interview on ABC’s This Week, Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio criticized President Obama for not intervening sooner in Syria’s civil war, saying the inaction has led to the &ldq…

Syria Crisis to Top G-8 Summit Agenda

Syria Crisis to Top G-8 Summit Agenda

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(COUNTY FERMANAGH, Northern Ireland) — The civil war in Syria is expected to dominate much of the discussion as President Obama sits down Monday with the Group of Eight leaders in Northern Ireland, just days after the White House c…

Sarah Palin on U.S. Intervention in Syria: ‘Let Allah Sort It Out’

Sarah Palin on U.S. Intervention in Syria: ‘Let Allah Sort It Out’

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin criticized the Obama administration’s decision to supply weapons to the rebels in the civil war in Syria on Saturday, arguing that the U.S. should “Let Al…

Leaders Debate Effectiveness of No-Fly Zone in Syria

Leaders Debate Effectiveness of No-Fly Zone in Syria

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The announcement that President Obama is planning to step up aid to the Syrian rebels, including sending small weapons and ammunition, is a significant change in the administration’s policy on Syria.But with 90,000 p…

McCain Says Al-Assad Has ‘Upper Hand’ in Syria

McCain Says Al-Assad Has ‘Upper Hand’ in Syria

Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Senator John McCain’s visit to Syria last week was a secret, but he’s not holding back on what he thinks is the status of the two-year-long conflict and it isn’t good.Appearing on CBS’ Face the Nation Mond…

Missile Strikes in Beirut Could Heat Up Syrian Conflict

Missile Strikes in Beirut Could Heat Up Syrian Conflict

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(BEIRUT) — A rocket attack in Beirut is stirring fears that Syria’s two-year conflict could drag Lebanon into a no-win situation.On Sunday, two missiles struck a neighborhood where the militant group Hezbollah makes its headquarter…

Sen. McCain Secretly Visits Syria, Meets with Rebels

Sen. McCain Secretly Visits Syria, Meets with Rebels

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Sen. John McCain crossed the Syrian border to meet with rebel forces Monday, ABC News has confirmed.
McCain, one of the strongest critics of President Obama’s handling of the bloody two-year old co…

Syrian Activist Presents Plan to End Long Civil War

Syrian Activist Presents Plan to End Long Civil War

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Any plan to end the long conflict in Syria is worth considering at this point, no matter how far-fetched it might seem.
Opposition activist Moaz al-Khatib, who once led the Syrian National Coalition, is propos…

Kerry Pushing Al-Assad to Find Peace in Syria

Kerry Pushing Al-Assad to Find Peace in Syria

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(AMMAN, Jordan) — Secretary Of State John Kerry is sending a message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad: either find a peaceful solution to the two-year civil war or be prepared to deal with the international community boost…

Grisly Execution Videos Show Growing Brutality in Syria

Grisly Execution Videos Show Growing Brutality in Syria

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(RAQQA, Syria) — The camera pans up from three blindfolded men with their hands bound to a rebel fighter speaking into a megaphone. He stands by a white pickup truck, his face covered with a white and red checkered scarf.In classic…

Grisly Execution Videos Show Growing Brutality in Syria

Grisly Execution Videos Show Growing Brutality in Syria

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(RAQQA, Syria) — The camera pans up from three blindfolded men with their hands bound to a rebel fighter speaking into a megaphone. He stands by a white pickup truck, his face covered with a white and red checkered scarf.In classic…

Syria Warns Israel of ‘All Possibilities’ After Strikes

Syria Warns Israel of ‘All Possibilities’ After Strikes

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria responded angrily to the overnight air strikes on military targets that it accused Israel of carrying out, warning that the attack “opens the door to all possibilities.”
Israel has not claimed responsibili…

Bill Richardson: U.S. Military Strikes Against Syria are ‘In the Cards’

Bill Richardson: U.S. Military Strikes Against Syria are ‘In the Cards’

Kris Connor/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In an appearance on ABC’s This Week, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said that American military strikes against Syria are likely, an opinion echoed by several other officials.
“I think [Presid…

Amid New Reports of Massacres, Israel Strikes Syria

Amid New Reports of Massacres, Israel Strikes Syria

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TEL AVIV, Israel) — Israeli warplanes struck weapons inside Syria that were bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, American and Israeli officials say.The attack, which reportedly took place Friday morning, was the seco…

Obama Ramps Up Support for Syrian Opposition

Obama Ramps Up Support for Syrian Opposition

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama has directed his national security team to identify ways to significantly increase U.S. support of the opposition forces battling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.Among the options u…

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