JERUSALEM—The near-term fall of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria was forecast Wednesday by Ehud Ya’ari, the highly respected Arab affairs analyst for Israel’s Channel Two.
JERUSALEM—A dramatic Russian pullback from support of the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria was reported Sunday by a prominent Arabic-language paper which said that some 100 senior Russian diplomatic and technical officials stationed in Damascus were flown back to Moscow last week with their families.
LONDON (Reuters) – Video footage of a barrel bomb being dropped by Syrian government forces shows President Bashar al-Assad’s denial that they are being used is a lie, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Wednesday.
Syria’s government is now regularly using poisonous chlorine gas, a weapon that was first deployed in war a century ago that causes it victims to feel as if they were drowning on dry land, against its people.
Rick Perry, the former Republican governor of Texas and a potential presidential candidate, assailed the Obama administration for failing to achieve the full dismantlement of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal after traces of toxic agents were recently found at a military facility in the country.