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Latest Syria Items
BEIRUT | A weekend massacre of more than 100 people emerged as a potential turning point in the Syrian crisis Monday, galvanizing even staunch ally Russia to take an unusually hard line against Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.
The recent Syrian massacre of children and their parents ought to motivate the United States and other European allies to take action against the murderous dictator President Basher Assad and his family ("U.N. envoy 'horrified' by Syria massacre, 108 dead," Web, Monday).
The United States can't count on Russia — a major arms supplier to Syria — to force Syrian President Bashar Assad from power, Sen. John McCain said Sunday, blaming President Obama for embracing a "feckless" foreign policy and punting tough decisions until after the fall election.
The Syrian government on Sunday denied responsibility for an assault on villages that left more than 100 people dead, blaming the killings on "hundreds of heavily armed gunmen" who also attacked soldiers in the area.
A member of the National Labor Relations Board accused of leaking inside information has resigned.
A star-studded Cannes gala attended by the likes of Kylie Minogue and Janet Jackson has raised a record-breaking $11 million for AIDS research, organizers said Friday.
The Syrian government denied Sunday its troops were behind an attack on a string of villages that left more than 90 people dead, blaming the killings on "hundreds of heavily-armed gunmen" who also attacked soldiers in the area.
Gruesome video Saturday showed rows of dead Syrian children lying in a mosque in bloody shorts and T-shirts with gaping head wounds, haunting images of what activists called one of the deadliest regime attacks yet in Syria's 14-month-old uprising.
The White House says it is horrified by the brutal attack in Syria that killed more than 90 people, including at least 32 children.