HRW: Individuals who commit serious violations of the laws of war wilfully – that is intentionally or recklessly – are responsible for war crimes.
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If unanimous EU support for lifting the measure is lacking, the French and British governments will decide to deliver weapons
In Raqa, residents destroyed a statue of Assad’s father and predecessor Hafez, according to amateur video footage distributed by activists.
Kerry stressed that there was no question of arming the Syrian opposition, even as his Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal insisted on the right of Syrians to self-defence.
Many people were seriously wounded in the car-bomb attack in a northern Damascus neighbourhood
Insurgents besieged troops on the perimeter of the international airport in Aleppo, and a military airbase in Idlib province
The blast comes one day after the arrival of the UN’s Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, UNSMIS, FSA
Many have fled the violence in Syria to neighbouring countries including Lebanon leading to clashes and unrest
By AFP CAIRO: Egypt’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr has warned that arming rebel fighters in Syria would lead to a civil war, his ministry said on Wednesday. Arming the ill-equipped rebels, mainly Syrian army defectors, would “lead to an escalation in the military conflict and spark a civil war in Syria”, Amr said, according …