Putin, Obama face off over Syria; rebels get Saudi missiles
ENISKILLEN, Northern Ireland/DUBAI - Rebels fought to halt an advance by President Bashar al-Assad's forces into northern Syria on Monday while U.S. President Barack Obama faced a showdown with Russia's Vladimir Putin over Obama's decision last week to arm the insurgents.
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Rebel brigades check loyalist advances in Aleppo: opposition
AMMAN - Rebel brigades fought Hezbollah-backed forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in and around Syria's commercial hub of Aleppo on Sunday, trying to claw back territory lost to an assault that threatens the opposition's grip on the city, activists said.
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Russia strongly rejects no-fly zone in Syria, saying it's illegal
Russia raised the stakes over Syria by announcing that any plans for a no-fly zone to shelter rebels under assault from troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad would violate international law.
Britain agrees with U.S. that chemical weapons been used in Syria
LONDON - British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Friday he agreed with an assessment by the United States that chemical weapons including sarin had been used in Syria by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
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Syrian Forces Seen Stepping Up Air Attacks on Rebels
Intelligence reports indicate that President Bashar al-Assad has regained the tactical initiative, drawing on Hezbollah fighters, Syria government militias and its advantage in heavy weaponry.