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Congress Split: Syrian Response Divides Nation Congress Split: Syrian Response Divides Nation
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Congress may mirror America after all. After President Barack Obama’s Saturday Rose Garden speech proclaiming his decision to take military action in response to Syria’s chemical weapons aggression, legislators appear to be split in their anticipated response. Obama will look …

Intel Report: Syrian Regime Confirmed Chem Agressor Intel Report: Syrian Regime Confirmed Chem Agressor
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Recognizing the number of casualties is a moving target, at least 426 children are among the 1,429 people killed in last week’s chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The UN estimates 70,000+ have been killed during the two year conflict as …

Military Strike Syria: Britain Says No Military Strike Syria: Britain Says No
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Since the last WebProNews update on the crisis in Syria, there has been a lot of breaking news. The British parliament voted “no” on the decision to use military force against Syria. The British government had gathered intelligence and published …

Destroyers Syria: Latest Chemical Attack Responses Destroyers Syria: Latest Chemical Attack Responses

“The President continues to work with his national security team reviewing the options available,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney stated at this afternoon’s press briefing in response to questions about the US reaction to the Syrian regime. Briefings from …

Russia Warns U.S. of Fallout if Syria is Struck Russia Warns U.S. of Fallout if Syria is Struck
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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov spoke to reporters in Moscow today about the United States’ potential counter-strike against Syria in the wake of allegations of chemical weapons use on a Syrian suburb. Bloomberg has Lavrov using the words “slippery slope” …

U.S. Cruise Missile Syria Attack Looms U.S. Cruise Missile Syria Attack Looms
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Are the days of Hitler’s poisonous gas brutality behind us? Several hundred lost their lives in Syria last Wednesday to what many are estimating was a chemical attack. However, the Syrian government has strongly denied any connection to the disastrous …

War in Syria: Nation Suffers 3-Way Divide War in Syria: Nation Suffers 3-Way Divide

After over two years of intense infighting, the nation formerly known as the Syrian Arab Republic has virtually ceased to exist. #Syria's war splits nation into 3 distinct regions (from @AP) http://t.co/1FdUpl9lrX — zeina karam (@zkaram) August 4, 2013 The …

France: Sarin Gas Attacks Confirmed in Syria France: Sarin Gas Attacks Confirmed in Syria

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius this week confirmed that the nerve gas sarin has been used during the ongoing Syrian civil war. According to a Guardian report, both the British and French governments claim to have found evidence for sarin …

TV Correspondent Killed in Syrian Fighting TV Correspondent Killed in Syrian Fighting

With the fighting in Syria showing no signs of slowing, those covering the civil war are now finding themselves in more danger than ever. According to a report from the Associated Press, a Syrian TV correspondent was gunned down on …

Google And Twitter Team Up Again To Give A Voice To Syrians Without Internet Google And Twitter Team Up Again To Give A Voice To Syrians Without Internet
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Syria has been in a bad place for a long time, but it just got a lot worse yesterday. The country’s Internet was cut off, and now information can not get in or leave the war torn country. It’s key …

Gun on Live TV: Jordanian Lawmaker Threatens Opponent Gun on Live TV: Jordanian Lawmaker Threatens Opponent
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Pulling a gun on live TV is certainly a good way to get people interested in politics, though I’m sure it doesn’t settle very well with the individual who is staring down the barrel of said weapon. This is precisely …

Wikileaks Dumps The Syria Files, Over 2 Million Emails Leaked Wikileaks Dumps The Syria Files, Over 2 Million Emails Leaked
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Syria is in a bad place right now. The violence has been terrible for quite some time, but the countless deaths of civilians has only recently captured the attention of the West. To help expose what’s been happening in the …

Turkey Reinforces Border Ahead of Geneva Conference Turkey Reinforces Border Ahead of Geneva Conference

Turkey reinforces its borders only days before the scheduled conference of world leaders in Geneva this weekend. As death and destruction in Syria mounts, the country fears they will be forced to retaliate should violence in the area make its …

10,000 Year Old Ruins Discovered In Syria 10,000 Year Old Ruins Discovered In Syria
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A city that is older than the pyramids lies about 50 miles from Damascus and there is no way for anyone to get there because of war. Fragments of stone tools, stone circles and lines on the ground, and even …

Syrian Jet Fighter Flies Across Border, Defects to Jordan Syrian Jet Fighter Flies Across Border, Defects to Jordan

Jordan has granted political asylum to a Syrian fighter pilot who defected by flying his jet across the border today, the Washington Post reports. The fighter pilot was on a training mission when he flew his MIG-21 warplane into Jordan …

Select Google Software Now Available In Syria Select Google Software Now Available In Syria
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Did you know that U.S. sanctions also applies to software downloads? Generally, a country uses economic sanctions to prevent food and much needed supplies from reaching a rival country to coerce them into cooperation. The sanctions can also apply to …

Syrian Activists Targets of Facebook Phishing Syrian Activists Targets of Facebook Phishing
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On the heals of recent reports of YouTube being hacked due to a phishing scam which tricked users into entering their information into fake fields on decoy Google sites, a new rash of Facebook-related attacks has targeted the Syrian rebellion. …

Iran, Syria Receive New Sanctions for Using Technology Against Protesters Iran, Syria Receive New Sanctions for Using Technology Against Protesters

The White House announced an executive order today that details new sanctions on Iran and Syria due to each country’s use of technology for the cause of human rights abuse. The sanctions include a provision to ban U.S. visas against …

YouTube Decoy Targets Syrian Activists With Malware YouTube Decoy Targets Syrian Activists With Malware
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Syrian activists, beware: in addition to avoiding arrest and murder, now the Syrian government is trying to attack activists with a fake YouTube site that’s infecting Windows machines with malware. The YouTube decoy attempted to get Syrian activists to visit …

Syrian Leader Assad’s Private Emails Leaked Syrian Leader Assad’s Private Emails Leaked

Syria has been in shambles these past few months as violence has rocked the Middle Eastern nation. A lot of the blame has been placed on its leader, Bashar al-Assad, for allowing the bloodshed and countless civilian deaths to continue. …

Russia Urges UN Envoy to Syria on Twitter Russia Urges UN Envoy to Syria on Twitter

Russia proposed that the UN send a special envoy to Syria on Twitter Tuesday, to help coordiniate security and humanitarian efforts. Russia’s foreign ministry has urged the U.N. Security council to prompt the U.N. Security General to set these efforts …