"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
""We're going to continue to fully cooperate. Out of respect for the special counsel, we're not going to comment. For any specific questions about the Trump Organization, I'd refer you there.""
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Press Secretary
"All Syrians are now hostages to one group or another, and it is the people who pay the highest price."
"The prospect of a political alliance with Turkey through accession has entirely vanished under Erdoğan. But that does not mean that the EU should do nothing."
Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe
""London has still not provided the Russian side with any details or information that could shed at least some light on what happened"."
Spokeswoman, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
""I tried to escape, but I couldn't. I witnessed an entire family getting killed in front of me by an air strike. So, I had to go back with my family to the basement.""
""The ambitions of one person should not be more important than the destiny of our country, which is threatened by chaos.""
Prime Minister of Slovakia
Syria’s decision to start sending data to the international watchdog on chemical weapons comes just a few days after it joined the
President Bashar al-Assad says he is ‘unconcerned’ about a draft UN resolution being proposed by the US, France and the UK following a report
Clashes are continuing across Syria as the Saturday deadline for the government of President Bashar al-Assad to provide a list of its chemical
Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil has said that the conflict in his country is “deadlocked”, and that neither government nor opposition could
President Vladimir Putin has reiterated that Moscow has information to suggest the August chemical weapons attack in Syria was launched by Syrian
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has appeared on American television promising to dispose of his chemical weapons arsenal but claimed it would take
Russia has denounced the findings of a team of UN investigators into a poison gas attack in Syria as, “preconceived” and “politicised”.
International powers remain divided as they work on a draft resolution for the United Nations Security Council backing up the Russia-US deal on
A car bomb has exploded at a border crossing between Syria and Turkey.
It happened on the Syrian side at the Bab al-Hawa crossing, killing at least
Amateur video posted on a social media website and said to be shot on Monday showing the apparent shooting down of a Syrian government helicopter by Turkish forces.
Russia and France are split over who was behind the chemical weapons attack near the Syrian capital Damascus last month. It comes after the UN issued
Syria has admitted that an army helicopter shot down by Turkish forces on Monday had crossed briefly into Turkish airspace, but insists it was not on
There have been mixed reactions to the long awaited report from United Nations inspectors on the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has confirmed sarin nerve gas was used in a rocket attack in Damascus last month.
He had earlier presented a
A UN report is set to confirm that the deadly nerve agent sarin was used on civilians in Damascus last month on a relatively large scale.
Russia apparently does not agree that Syria must face military action if it fails to comply with a tough UN resolution.
In contrast to the claims
Britain, France and the United States have agreed to seek a “tough” UN resolution against Syria over its use and stockpile of chemical weapons.
The findings of UN weapons inspectors are due to be presented on Monday after investigating an alleged chemical weapons attack on a Damascus suburb
Syria has called the deal over its chemical weapons ‘a victory for its government’ in the first official reaction from Damascus by a Syrian minister
On the streets of Damascus, many were encouraged by the chemical weapons deal agreed by the US and Russia in Geneva.
Syrian newspaper headlines on