Red line crossed: Syria has used chemical weapons in civil war
An internal memo circulating in Washington alleges that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons in its civil war with rebels. An estimated 100 to 150 people have have died from detected chemical weapons attacks in Syria to date.
Red Cross still pushing for access to besieged Qusair in Syria
GENEVA - The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Monday it was still seeking a formal Syrian response to its request for urgent access to the besieged town of Qusair after a minister said aid efforts should wait until the fighting was over.
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Syria Agrees: Obama's "Red Line" on Chemical Weapons Is Also Our "Red Line"
People walk past destroyed houses in the northern Syrian town of Azaz on Sunday, April 21. (Photo: ) A top Syrian official inside the government of President al-Assad came to the side of President Obama on Wednesday morning by agreeing that a "red line" regarding chemical weapons had been crossed in the country.
Red Cross Chief Urges Caution Over Covert Drones
The president of the humanitarian organisation International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) this week warned of the organisation’s concerns over drones being used in situations that are not official armed conflicts. Peter Maurer made the comments following a four-day trip to Washington, in which he met with President Obama and senior advisers to discuss issues including drones, Syria and Guantanamo.
Blast hits Syrian Red Crescent HQ in capital: Syria TV
BEIRUT - An explosion in front of the Damascus headquarters for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) killed at least one person on Thursday, Syrian state television said.
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