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Associated PressThe Palestinians are certain to win U.N. recognition as a state Thursday but success could exact a high price: Israel and the United States warn it could delay hopes of achieving an independent Palestinian state through peace talks with Israel. The...
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Associated PressPalestinian militants barraged Israel with more than 200 rockets on Thursday, killing three people as Israel pressed a punishing campaign of airstrikes on militant targets across the Gaza Strip. Three rockets targeted the densely populated Tel Aviv area,...
Associated PressGovernments around the world expelled Syrian ambassadors and diplomats Tuesday, an unusual, coordinated blow to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime following a gruesome massacre that the United Nations said involved close-range shootings of...
As GOP weighs how best to profit from Obama's problems, Democrats hope it overplays its hand WASHINGTON (AP) — The scandals dogging President Barack Obama are a political gift to Republicans, who could use some good luck after recent election...
Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops pushed into a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Sunday, fighting house-to-house and bombing from the air as President Bashar Assad tried to strengthen his grip on a strategic strip of land running from the...
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday condemned Russia's delivery of advanced antiship missiles to Syria and its buildup of warships in the eastern Mediterranean, arguing that the Kremlin's escalating support for its longtime ally in...
Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — Rights activists visiting abandoned government prisons in the first Syrian city to come under rebel control have found torture devices and other evidence that detainees were abused there, Human Rights Watch said in a report Friday....
MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Friday defended the country’s weapons sales to Syria, saying the country is primarily providing defense systems that are in line with international treaties. Responding to news reports that Russia has sent advanced...
Tags: Russia, Weaponry, United Nations, Missile Systems, Bashar Assad
BEIRUT — Four United Nations peacekeepers were seized Tuesday in southern Syria, close to the Israeli border, the international body said, marking the second time this year that its observers have been taken in the volatile area. U.N. Secretary-...
Friday marks World Press Freedom Day, first declared by the United Nations two decades ago as a day to nurture the freedom of journalists -- or to remind the world of where it falls short. Rights groups pointed to several spots on the globe where...
Naciones Unidas, 1 may (EFE).- La ONU volvió a hacer hoy un llamamiento a los venezolanos para que resuelvan sus diferencias a través del diálogo. "Es mejor hablar los unos a los otros y resolver las diferencias a través del diálogo", afirmó hoy ante...
Echoing the words of President Obama, the Iranian foreign minister reportedly said Tuesday that unleashing chemical weapons in Syria would be a “red line” for Tehran. But Ali Akbar Salehi also suggested rebels were to blame for such attacks,...
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