GEORGE W BUSH has described Bill Clinton, his fellow former American president, as a “brother from another mother” and has given details of his unlikely friendship with the man who in 1992 had denied Bush’s father a second term in the White House. The two men, both 68, have bonded over becoming grandfathers. Bush’s twin […]
The head of Syria’s main opposition group has warned that those who he says are trying to undermine his Syrian National Council will inadvertently prolong the rule of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Abdelbaset Sieda’s remarks at an SNC convention came as the group pushed back against U.S. criticism
Syrian main exiled opposition group on Friday accused Washington of undermining the country’s revolution by seeking to overhaul how regime opponents are organised. Two days ahead of key opposition talks due in Qatar, the Syrian National Council lashed out at US criticism
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled additional aid for Syrian refugees and the political opposition that controls areas she called “free Syria,” even as the opposition continued to push for U.S. military backing.
Russia will press the UN Security Council to this month endorse a Syria peace accord that was brokered in Geneva and has since split world powers, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday.
US sanctions on Syria and Iran are harming Russian business interests, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday. “Unilateral US sanctions against Syria and Iran are increasingly becoming extra-territorial in nature and are touching upon the interests of Russian business
Former President Bill Clinton says no president could have fully repaired within four years the damaged economy that Barack Obama inherited. “But he has laid the foundations for a new, modern successful economy, a shared prosperity,”
In the weeks before he defected from Syria, then-Prime Minister Riad Hijab put feelers out to contacts in the United States and other governments. In addition to ensuring his family got out of the country, Hijab wanted guarantees that he would not be persecuted for his role in the government of President Bashar al-Assad,
Syrian and Jordanian forces clashed along the border overnight in an incident that highlighted international concerns that the civil war in Syria could ignite a wider regional conflict. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stepped up efforts to tackle the worsening Syria crisis on Saturday when she arrived in Turkey for talks with Turkish Prime […]
DOHA/DUBAI (Reuters) – Turkey has set up a secret base with allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar to direct vital military and communications aid to Syria’s rebels from a city near the border, Gulf sources have told Reuters. News of the clandestine Middle East-run “nerve centre” working to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad underlines the extent […]