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LONDON (AP) — Syrian rebels say they are ready to include Islamist fighters as part of their delegation to the Geneva peace talks aimed at putting an end to Syria's civil war.
MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow will help transport Syrian chemical weapons to a port in the country where they can be removed aboard ships.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state media and an opposition activist group say many civilians are feared dead in a town near Damascus after parts of it were captured by Islamic rebels.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N inspectors say chemical weapons have been used in the Syrian conflict, definitely in a widely publicized Aug. 21 attack near Damascus and probably in four other locations between March and late August.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN inspectors say chemical weapons were used in Syria, probably in several locations.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The chief U.N chemical weapons inspector has handed his final report on the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. will continue to support the moderate opposition in Syria, but non-lethal aid will be suspended until the U.S. can get a clear assessment on the status of warehouses of military equipment seized by extremist Islamic militants.
BEIRUT (AP) — A spokesman for Syria's main Western-backed rebel group has criticized the decision by the United States and Britain to suspend nonlethal aid to opposition fighters in northern Syria.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The NSA chief says he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is confirming that the U.S. is suspending nonlethal aid to rebels in northern Syria amid reports that Islamic Front fighters have seized assets from mainstream, Western-backed rebels.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Foreign Office says it is suspending delivery of non-lethal aid to Syria's opposition.
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they are monitoring the activities of 17 Islamic extremists who have returned to Germany after fighting in Syria.
LONDON (AP) — UK suspending nonlethal aid deliveries to Syria until can ensure safe delivery of equipment.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has warned against the idea that all of Syria's opposition is extremist and stressed the need to continue working with its moderate members.
ISTANBUL (AP) — A U.S. Embassy official in the Turkish capital says the United States is suspending all non-lethal assistance destined for the opposition in northern Syria because of rebel infighting.
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OSLO, Norway (AP) — Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday, as prize winners in medicine, physics and other categories also took bows for their awards.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's prime minister says his government is considering taking part in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, but only if there is no opposition from the public.
GENEVA (AP) — U.N. officials say relief agencies will airlift aid to Syria from Iraq for the first time using a new "humanitarian corridor."
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The head of a watchdog group that is trying to rid the world of chemical weapons has received the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital.
GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. spokeswoman says organizers are weighing moving part of January's Syria peace conference to the other end of Lake Geneva because of insufficient hotel rooms in Geneva itself.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say that fighters belonging to rival Islamic rebel groups are battling each other in the north and at least 12 have died.
MADRID (AP) — Spanish newspaper El Mundo says one of its reporters and a freelance photographer are being held hostage in Syria by a group linked to al-Qaida.
GENEVA (AP) — A Swiss-based think tank says armed conflicts kill or injure thousands of people a year, but it is not always clear whether there is a potential for investigating and prosecuting war crimes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two reporters for The New York Times have sued the Department of Homeland Security after they were questioned at a New York airport as they headed to overseas assignments.