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11 Apr 2017
The United Nations warned Tuesday that "the risk of mass deaths from starvation ... is growing" among people in conflict and drought-hit areas of the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Nigeria.
10 Apr 2017
The United States stepped up pressure Sunday on Russia to rein in the Syrian regime, warning that any further chemical attacks would be "very damaging" to their relationship and suggesting...
9 Apr 2017
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said the United States made a "strategic mistake" by attacking Syria, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday.
9 Apr 2017
Tillerson stopped short of accusing the Russians of complicity in a suspected sarin nerve gas attack April 4 that killed at least 87 civilians in Syria's southern Idlib province.
9 Apr 2017
"The nation of Iran will remain alongside the Syrian nation in fighting terrorism and safeguarding Syria's territorial integrity," Rouhani said in the call on Saturday evening, according to a statement on the presidency website.
9 Apr 2017
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel remained committed to treating war wounded from Syria and reaffirmed his support for last week's US air strike in the neighbouring country.
9 Apr 2017
The cancellation "once again confirms doubts about the added value of dialogue with the British, who don't have their own position on the majority of current issues," the foreign ministry said in a statement.
9 Apr 2017
"The attack was launched from the desert on the Iraqi side of the border," said a senior military officer with an army division stationed in Rutba, the nearest town.
8 Apr 2017
In a letter addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate president pro tempore Orrin Hatch, Trump gave details on the missile strike on the Shayrat military airfield, launched in retaliation for an apparent chemical attack.
8 Apr 2017
The Russian and Iranian army chiefs vowed Saturday to keep battling "terrorists" in Syria, a day after a US missile onslaught on a Syrian airbase following a suspected chemical weapons attack.
8 Apr 2017
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled a scheduled visit to Moscow next week, his office announced Saturday, saying "developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally".
7 Apr 2017
Russia's military on Friday said a US strike on a regime air base in Syria was ineffective but announced Syrian air defences would be strengthened to shield the country's key infrastructure.

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