Syria

Exclusive: Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

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BEIRUT/THE HAGUE - Syria has submitted a "more specific" list of its chemical weapons to the global regulator overseeing the destruction of its stockpile after discrepancies were reported by inspectors on the ground, officials said.

Syria negotiator says Homs once again a 'theater of death'

BEIRUT - International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said on Thursday that a deal between trapped fighters and civilians in Homs city and the Syrian authorities had broken down, as government forces appeared close to retaking the besieged opposition area.

World, 10:19am EDT

Jordanian jihadis returning from Syria war rattle U.S.-aligned kingdom

AMMAN - Jordanian Islamist Ahmad Mahmoud fought with rebels in Syria for six weeks earlier this year, then slipped back across the border to seek treatment for a war wound - even though the authorities had warned him not to return.

World, 9:43am EDT

Syrian opposition accuses Assad's forces of new poison gas attack

BEIRUT - Opposition activists accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of a new poison gas attack in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, posting footage of four men being treated by medics.

World, United Nations, 16 Apr 2014

Jordanian warplanes destroy vehicles trying to cross from Syria: spokesman

AMMAN - Jordanian warplanes hit and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, underlining Amman's concern about incursions from areas controlled by Syrian rebels.

World, Jordan, 16 Apr 2014

U.N. Security Council members view graphic photos of Syria dead

UNITED NATIONS - Members of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday viewed graphic pictures taken in Syria by a former military police photographer that showed what appeared to be evidence of brutal torture, including eye gougings, strangulation and long-term starvation.

World, United Nations, 15 Apr 2014

Rebel videos show first U.S.-made rockets in Syria

LONDON - Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank rockets, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country's civil war.

World, 15 Apr 2014

Saudi spy chief, architect of Syria policy, replaced

RIYADH - Saudi Arabian intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the architect of Riyadh's attempts to bring down Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been removed from his post, state media reported on Tuesday.

World, Saudi Arabia, 15 Apr 2014

Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for U.S. spying coverage

NEW YORK - The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying. | Video

Myanmar, 15 Apr 2014

Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for U.S. spying coverage

NEW YORK - The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying.

Myanmar, Special Reports 14 Apr 2014

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Reuters journalist Jason Szep celebrates Pulitzer Prize win

April 14 - Reuters journalist Jason Szep celebrates his Pulitzer Prize win for international reporting, as he and fellow reporter Andrew R.C. Marshall scoop the agency's first Pulitzer for text reporting. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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