Syria

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Syria toxic gas inquiry to end after Russia again blocks U.N. renewal

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A Syrian woman walks past damaged buildings in Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh November 18, 2017 By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) ...
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Russia Vetoes Stopgap Resolution to Preserve Syria Chemical Weapons Panel

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Ambassador Vassily A. Nebenzia of Russia rejected the criticism, reiterating Russia’s view that the chemical weapons panel had become a tool of Western powers to defame Mr. Assad and had “disgraced itself” ...
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Russia vetoes UN action on chemical weapons in Syria for 2nd day in a row

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Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution to extend by one month an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, just a day after ...
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Russia again vetoes U.N. extension of chemical weapons experts in Syria

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Russia again vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would extend the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, dooming its operation and making ...
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Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

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Russia on Friday cast a second veto in as many days at the UN Security Council to block the renewal of a UN-led investigation to identify the perpetrators of chemical weapons attacks in Syria. A draft ...
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Russia casts 11th U.N. Syria veto, again blocking inquiry

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... in Syria, just a day after Moscow blocked a U.S....  ...
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Russia again vetoes a UN resolution to extend the mandate of experts investigating chemical weapons in Syria

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Russia again vetoes a UN resolution to extend the mandate of experts investigating chemical weapons in Syria  ...
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Turkish President Slams US Policy in Syria

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY —  Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan used an address to party officials Friday in Ankara as an opportunity to launch a blistering attack on the U.S. policy in Syria. Erdogan openly ...
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Russia blocks bid to briefly extend Syria chemical weapons inquiry

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... in Syria, just a day after Moscow blocked a U.S....  ...
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Russia again vetoes extension of chemical experts in Syria

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Russia has vetoed a U.N. resolution that would extend for 30 days the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria. It was Russia's second veto ...
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‘One Last Try’: Diplomats Attempt to Save Syria Chemical Weapons Panel

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France’s ambassador, François Delattre, told reporters that France supported the Japanese proposal.“It is a way to avoid the death of the J.I.M.,” he said as he entered the meeting. “It is a way to give ...
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U.N. to vote on Syria inquiry renewal, Russia opposed: diplomats

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... weapons attacks in Syria, but diplomats said...  ...
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UN to vote on 30-day extension of expert body on Syria

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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), shows medical staff treating a man suffering from breathing difficulties inside ...
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Saudi Arabia, Israel Co-Sponsor UN Bill Condemning Iran, Syria for Human Rights Abuses

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Middle East The resolutions condemning Iran, Syria, and North Korea for human-rights violations were backed by some of the world’s most notorious human-rights abusers, war criminals, and sponsors of terrorism ...
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Security Council Considers 30-day Extension on Syria Experts

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UNITED NATIONS —  The U.N. Security Council met Friday to discuss a 30-day extension to the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria after ...
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19,765 American Troops Spending Thanksgiving in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq

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Security Council considers 30-day extension on Syria experts

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council met Friday to discuss a 30-day extension to the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria ...
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Russia opposed to short U.N. extension of Syria inquiry: diplomats

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A Syrian woman walks past damaged buildings in Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh November 17, 2017 By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) ...
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UN stalemate buries Syria chemical attack report

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UN stalemate buries Syria chemical attack report - Middle East - RFI Listen Download Podcast RFI English News flash 04h00 - 04h10 GMT Mon-Fri News bulletin 11/17 04h00 GMT Paris Live AM 04h10 - 04h30 GMT ...
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Russia and U.S. have turned the page on Syria - possibly at Israel's expense

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Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East. Haaretz.com provides extensive and in-depth coverage of Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle ...
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Russian long-range bombers strike Islamic State targets in Syria: agencies

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Six Russian long-range bombers struck Islamic State targets near the town of Albu Kamal in Syria’s Deir al-Zor province on Friday, the Defence Ministry said in a statement reported by ...
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Iraq takes last ISIS-held town; Why US will stay in Syria; Cyber fight brews; Preconditions for NorK nuke talks, kind of; and just a bit more....

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Iraqi security forces have retaken the last ISIS-held town in the country, the Associated Press reports from western Iraq. “At dawn, military units and local tribal fighters pushed into the western neighborhoods ...
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Syria: Damascus suburbs violence kills at least 5 children

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say at least five children have been killed in a Damascus suburb during government shelling while state media reports that three civilians have been killed by rebel mortars. ...
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Russia vetoes U.S. effort to extend probe of Syria chemical weapons attack

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Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Russia used its U.N. Security Council veto power on Thursday to stop a U.S.-drafted resolution that would have extended an investigation into allegations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ...
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Russia rejects UN SC resolution on Syria probe

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Russia has rejected a United Nations Security Council resolution to investigate alleged chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The US-backed draft resolution would have extended the joint mandate of the Organization ...
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U.S., Russia Trade Blame After Syria Chemical-Arms Probe Lapses

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... Syria. The Council didn’t pass either of two...  ...
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Trump urges UN to renew Syria chemical weapons probe

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President Trump is calling on the United Nations Security Council to renew the investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria."Need all on the UN Security Council to vote to renew the Joint Investigative ...
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Russia vetoes US-led effort to renew chemical weapons inquiry in Syria

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Russia moved on Thursday to block a United Nations Security Council resolution that would have renewed an investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria, dealing a fatal blow to the U.S.-led effort. The vote to ...
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Germany to spend 10 million euros to help clear mines in Syria: media

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will spend an initial 10 million euros to help remove mines from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the Handelsblatt newspaper said in Friday editions. FILE PHOTO: A fighter ...
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Greenville grad, explosive ordnance disposal tech hit by IED in Syria

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... while clearing a hospital in Syria.  The...  ...
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US, Russia trade blame as Syria gas attacks probe set to expire

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UNITED NATIONS — Rival US and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria were defeated Thursday at a heated Security Council ...
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Russia vetoes UN resolution on chemical weapons probe in Syria

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Russia's move drew harsh criticism from US Ambassador Nikki Haley, who said Russia had struck a "deep blow" to UN efforts to identify those using chemical weapons and deter future attacks.France, which ...
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Russian veto ends U.N. probe of chemical weapons use in Syria

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Lucas Jackson/Reuters Russia blocked a U.S.-written resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that would have extended an international investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria, ...
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Russia vetoes UN Syria gas attack probe

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US Ambassador Nikki Haley accuses Russia of killing the 'investigative mechanism' of the councilRepresentatives of Russia and Bolivia vote in the United Nations (UN) Security Council on a bid to renew ...
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On Syria, Moscow and Washington have turned the page - perhaps at Israel's expense

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Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East. Haaretz.com provides extensive and in-depth coverage of Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle ...
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UN Security Council rejects 2 rival resolutions on Syria

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... attacks in Syria’s civil war. The two failed...  ...
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Russia vetoes U.S. resolution to probe chemical attack in Syria

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Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Russia used its U.N. Security Council veto power on Thursday to stop a U.S.-drafted resolution that would have extended an investigation into allegations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ...
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Greenville grad hit by IED in Syria

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... while clearing a hospital in Syria.  The...  ...
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In U.N. Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

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“There was nothing balanced in the U.S. resolution,” Mr. Nebenzia said. Later he told reporters waiting outside the Security Council chambers that Russia “condemns the use of chemical weapons by anyone” ...
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Russian veto ends UN probe of chemical weapons use in Syria

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Lucas Jackson/Reuters Russia blocked a U.S.-written resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that would have extended an international investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria, ...
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Russia vetos UN Syria gas attack probe

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US Ambassador Nikki Haley accuses Russia of killing the 'investigative mechanism' of the councilRepresentatives of Russia and Bolivia vote in the United Nations (UN) Security Council on a bid to renew ...
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Israel may demand Iran leave southern Syria, but Russia sets the rules of the game

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Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East. Haaretz.com provides extensive and in-depth coverage of Israel, the Jewish World and the Middle ...
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Trump presses for UN vote on chemical weapons in Syria

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Ken Thomas, Associated Press Updated 11:37 am, Thursday, November 16, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pressing for the United Nations Security Council to extend the mandate of experts ...
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Rival US and Russian resolutions defeated on Syria weapons

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Rival U.S. and Russian resolutions for extending the mandate of experts working to determine who was behind chemical attacks in Syria were both defeated Thursday in the U.N. Security ...
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Rival US and Russian resolutions defeated on Syria weapons

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Updated 3:19 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2017 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Rival U.S. and Russian resolutions for extending the mandate of experts working to determine who was behind chemical attacks in Syria ...
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Russia shoots down US-backed extension of Syria gas attacks probe

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UNITED NATIONS — Russia on Thursday cast its veto at the UN Security Council to block the extension of a UN-led investigation to determine who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria. A competing measure ...
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Russia Vetoes U.N. Effort to Finger Those Responsible for Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks

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Russia on Thursday vetoed a U.S.-drafted resolution to extend the mandate of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors in Syria, effectively ending international efforts to assign blame for the deadly use of toxic ...
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In U.N. Showdown, Russia Vetoes Extension of Syria Chemical Arms Panel

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Hours before Mr. Nebenzia cast his no vote, Russia’s foreign minister, Sergey V. Lavrov, had signaled at a news conference in Moscow that his country intended to block the resolution.Russia had been angered ...
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Russia vetoes US resolution on Syria chemical weapons use

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UNITED NATIONS --  (AP) Russia has vetoed a U.S.-drafted resolution to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria.Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily ...
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Russia casts 10th U.N. veto on Syria action, blocking inquiry renewal

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Representatives of Russia and Bolivia vote in the United Nations (UN) Security Council on a bid to renew an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria during a meeting at the UN headquarters ...
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