EU Committee urges US to provide proof on Syria

The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has been discussing the Syrian crisis at length.

It believes that chemical weapons were used in Syria last week and it has condemned that alleged use. However, the Committee is less sure about who to blame.


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The Foreign Affairs Committee says it is concerned for the huge number of refugees who have fled Syria. Many have left behind loved ones who have been killed. It’s estimated that over 100,000 people have died during the past two years of fighting in Syria. There is concern that Syrian civilians now face a new threat posed by an outside attack. Watch video


‘Ball of fire in Middle East’: Tehran, Damascus warn US against Syria strike


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Iran has warned the US not to cross “the red line” on Syria threatening it would have “severe consequences” for the White House. This follows a statement from Syrian officials who said a strike would create “very serious fallout” for the whole region.

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Insurgents increase attacks on Syria’s religious sites + video

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This is the funeral of Anas Romani, the administrative manager of the Shrine of Sayda Zaineb — the granddaughter of Prophet Mohammad. Romani was killed in a mortar attack on the religious site on Friday.

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U.S. called Russian arms supplies to the Syrian Government “provocative actions”

U.S. considers “provocative actions” Russian arms sales Syrian government. This was stated by State Department spokesman Jen Psak.
“We are concerned about such steps. They are provocative and do not help resolve the conflict”, – said Psak.