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Analysis: Is Syria now a direct threat to the U.S.?

Analysis: Is Syria now a direct threat to the U.S.?

During the last two weeks, Obama administration officers have signaled – from time to time deliberately, infrequently no longer – that a worst-case situation is rising in Syria. An emboldened President Bashar al-Assad has overlooked two deadlines to show over his deadliest chemical weapons. And radical extremists who’ve fought in […]

 
 

Four bombs hit central Baghdad, killing 23

With the aid of Kareem Raheem BAGHDAD (Reuters) – 4 bombs exploded in significant Baghdad close to the closely-fortified “Inexperienced Zone” and a busy sq. on Wednesday, killing at least 23 people, Iraqi security sources mentioned. The blasts came a day after two rockets had been fired into the Inexperienced […]

 
 

Syria misses chemical weapons handover deadline

With the aid of Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Syria on Wednesday overlooked a closing date handy over all of the poisonous materials it declared to the world’s chemical weapons watchdog, hanging the program a number of weeks at the back of time table and jeopardizing a last June 30 […]

 
 

Soldiers lynch man at army ceremony in Central African Republic

Soldiers lynch man at army ceremony in Central African Republic

Through Media Coulibaly BANGUI (Reuters) – A group of infantrymen in Critical African Republic's capital lynched a man on Wednesday whom they suspected of having been a rise up, minutes after listening to the brand new president promise to restore safety at a ceremony to reinstate the divided united states […]

 
 

Ukraine president, back at work, warns "radicals"

By using Richard Balmforth and Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich back to work on Monday after 4 days of ailing go away, issuing a warning about rising “radicalism” after more than two months of unrest on the streets however giving no phrase on a new prime […]

 
 

Beirut suicide bomber kills one person, target unclear

Beirut suicide bomber kills one person, target unclear

A suicide bomber killed himself and one other particular person when he detonated explosives in a minibus in southern Beirut on Monday, a Lebanese safety supply said. Closing month two bombs hit residential areas of Beirut where the Shi'ite militant Hezbollah team has a powerful presence. Hezbollah has sent fighters […]

 
 

Iran foreign minister: nuclear deal possible in six months

By way of Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) – Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Mohammad Zarif stated on Monday a final care for world powers on Tehran’s nuclear software is conceivable within six months if there may be excellent will and he used to be no longer worried about the U.S. Congress […]

 
 

Syria talks end first round, government not committed to return

By means of Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – A contentious week-long first spherical of Syrian peace talks ended on Friday with out a progress against ending the civil warfare and the federal government delegation unable to claim whether it’s going to return for the following spherical […]

 
 

Exclusive: South Sudan rebel leader says government derailing peace talks

Exclusive: South Sudan rebel leader says government derailing peace talks

By Goran Tomasevic JONGLEI STATE, South Sudan (Reuters) – South Sudan revolt chief Riek Machar accused the federal government on Friday of ethnic cleaning and looking to sabotage peace talks, in his first face-to-face interview considering that preventing erupted late final 12 months in Africa's youngest nation. Wearing dark inexperienced […]

 
 

Shared moment of silence but little headway at Syria talks

Shared moment of silence but little headway at Syria talks

With the aid of Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – Opposing facets in Syria's civil struggle stood collectively in silence to honor victims of the three 12 months war on Thursday, but week-outdated peace talks had been still caught on the query of proceed with just sooner […]

 
 

Suicide bombers storm Iraq ministry building, 24 killed

Suicide bombers storm Iraq ministry building, 24 killed

By using Suadad al-Salhy BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Six suicide bombers burst into an Iraqi ministry building, took hostages and killed as a minimum 24 folks together with themselves on Thursday sooner than security forces regained keep watch over, security officers mentioned. The brazen assault on the building belonging to the […]

 
 

Ukraine’s Yanukovich goes on sick leave in midst of political crisis

Ukraine’s Yanukovich goes on sick leave in midst of political crisis

By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich went on unwell depart on Thursday after a bruising session of parliament, leaving a political vacuum in a country threatened with chapter and destabilized through anti-government protests. The sixty three-yr-old president appears an increasing number of isolated […]

 
 

Israelis pay last respects to warrior-statesman Sharon

Israelis pay last respects to warrior-statesman Sharon

By means of Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Former Top Minister Ariel Sharon's body lay in state on Sunday outside parliament in Jerusalem, the place heaps of Israelis waited to bid farewell to the maverick warrior-statesman who reshaped the Center East. He’s going to be buried on Monday in a […]

 
 

Insight: War turns Syria into major amphetamines producer, consumer

Insight: War turns Syria into major amphetamines producer, consumer

Through Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria has grow to be an incredible amphetamines exporter and client because the trauma of the usa's brutal civil battle fuels demand and the breakdown in order creates opportunity for producers. Medicine experts, traders and native activists say Syrian production of the most well-liked […]

 
 

In war or withdrawal, Sharon marched to his own drum

By using Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A maverick in war and politics, Israel’s Ariel Sharon reshaped the Middle East in a profession marked by means of adventurism and shame, dramatic reversals and gorgeous rebounds. Loathed through many Arabs and a divisive determine within Israel, Sharon left his mark on […]