Syria: A declaration of war, Israel deploys Iron Domes in north
After Israel carried out attacks close to Damascus last night, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad warns that Israeli airstrikes are a “declaration of war.” Israel has deployed two Iron Dome missile defense batteries in the north.
United States, Russia agree to try to revive Syria plan
BRUSSELS - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had agreed to look for ways to revive a Syrian peace plan, but admitted that doing so would be extremely difficult.
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France ready to arm Syrian rebels
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has stated that France is ready to arm the Syrian rebels, even without consent from the EU.
Syria Willing to Talk With Armed Opponents, Foreign Minister Says
The statement was the first time that a high-ranking Syrian official signaled that the government was open to talking with rebels.
France Asks Nations to Honor Aid Pledges to Syrian Rebels
At a Paris meeting of the Friends of Syria, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius warned that without the aid promised, control of Syria could fall to militant Islamists.