Syrian air offensive leaves 82 dead in Damascus

An offensive of the Syrian Air Force left 82 dead in a district of the opposition in the outskirts of Damascus, in retaliation to rocket attacks by insurgents that hit the center of the capital, said on Friday a monitoring group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which...

Sarin gas was used in Syria

UN inspectors said there is “clear and convincing evidence” of the use of chemical weapons on a large scale in the attack that took place in Damascus last month, which killed hundreds of people. “The conclusion is that chemical weapons have been used in the...

Bashar al-Assad agrees to the disarmament by its Russian ally

During an interview with the Russian TV channel Rossiya 24, the leader of the Syrian regime, Bashar al-Assad agreed to submit their chemical arsenal to international control as proposed by Russia, but not as a response to the actions of the United States about a possible attack...

Diplomatic efforts continue in Syria

Clashes between government troops and rebels continue in Syria, while the efforts of international diplomacy seek a peaceful solution to the country’s crisis, which worsened after the chemical attacks in Damascus. Despite having reserves, the United States provided an...

Embassies of Latin America are prepared for any emergency in Syria

Latin embassies in Lebanon strengthened their measures to respond to any emergency in the event of foreign military intervention on Syria and are in constant contact with their nationals to serve their needs. “In Syria there are approximately 300 Spanish, of Syrian origin,...

Obama announces unilateral actions in Syria

The White House said yesterday that President Barack Obama will make his decision on Syria in accordance with the interests of the United States, this was after the British Parliament rejected a proposal that would allow military action in Damascus. Obama is preparing for...

Obama says there is no decision of intervention in Syria

Barack Obama, the U.S. president, said yesterday that no decision has been made regardin a military intervention in Syria, but that the objective of a limited action would be to stop any future use of chemical weapons. “Yes we say it in a clear and firm, but limited, send a...

Syria faces potential international attacks, Correa defends dialogue

On Tuesday, CNN reported a limited attack on Syria, which would only last a few days. It is planned to use guided missiles and will come in two waves, so the U.S. and its allies can assess the effectiveness of their operations. U.S. government sources said on CNN that the attack...