President al-Assad’s speech to Rossiya 24 TV channel
Interviewer: Why did Syria agree to the Russian initiative which proposes handing over its chemical weapons to the international community? Why so rapidly?
White House Petition Asks Obama To Give Putin His Nobel Peace Prize
A new petition on the White House’s “We the People” petition submission site seeks to have President Obama hand over his 2009 Nobel Peace Prize to Russian president Vladimir Putin, given the former KGB agent’s work in bringing talks over a potential U.S. military assault on Syria to a halt.
Published time: September 14, 2013 10:15 Edited time: September 14, 2013 12:58 US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov (AFP Photo/Larry Downing) Russia and the United States reached a deal on a framework that will see the destruction or removal of Syria’s chemical weapons by mid- 2014. Under the […]
Published time: September 14, 2013 04:01 Syrian couple mourning in front of bodies wrapped in shrouds ahead of funerals following what Syrian rebels claim to be a toxic gas attack by pro-government forces in eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus on August 21, 2013.(AFP Photo / Shaam News Network ) A court […]