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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is rethinking its opposition to arming the rebels who have been locked in a civil war with the Syrian regime for more than two years, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday, becoming the first top U.S. official to publicly acknowledge the reassessment.
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WASHINGTON — Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous criticism at his United Nations ambassador instead of confronting him directly over a deadly attack on Americans in Libya.
For the embattled Syrian regime, the crudely produced film mocking Islam that has unleashed fury across the Muslim world could not have come at a better time.
Two vehicles exploded within hours of each other Friday in Syria's once-impregnable capital of Damascus, killing at least five police officers as rebels increasingly target President Bashar Assad's seat of power.
Turkey vowed to take "necessary steps" after concluding that Syria had shot down a Turkish fighter jet along the Syrian border on Friday, sending tensions soaring in the already fraught region.
Demonstrators said to be in a Damascus suburb march against Syrian President Bashar Assad. In Aleppo, security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse other marchers.
Syrian forces on Friday fired on protesters holding the largest opposition marches yet in Aleppo, a sign of rising anti-regime sentiment in the country's biggest city, which has largely remained supportive of President Bashar Assad throughout the 15-month uprising.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Sen. John McCain is calling for the United States to lead an international effort to begin air strikes on Syria.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded two
contracts worth more than $100 million by an Israeli government
contractor to design and develop a new missile-defense system.
BAGHDAD — A pair of suicide car bombings Sunday devastated the
heart of Iraq's capital, killing at least 147 people in the
country's deadliest attack in more than two years. The bombs
targeted two government buildings and called into question Iraq's
ability to protect its people as U.S. forc…
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said
Saturday that his government would hold presidential and
parliamentary elections Jan. 24, regardless of whether it reaches a
power-sharing deal with the rival militant Hamas group that rules
the Gaza Strip.