Austria’ peacekeepers knowingly allowed Syrian police to enter a deadly trap in the Golan Heights in 2012. Austrian media was told by an ex-peacekeeper that troops in general had orders to not interfere.
The US will act against the Syrian government with or without a UN blessing, US envoy Nikki Haley told the Security Council, blaming Russian “obstructionism” for allowing the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria and beyond.
Nikki Haley has erupted in another fiery Russophobic rant, warning that Russia will “never be America’s friend.” Moscow can try to behave “like a regular country,” but the US will “slap them when we need to,” Haley said.
The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said Washington is to reduce its contributions to the UN. The organization is facing a $285 million cut over the next two years.
“The United States will sustain a conditions-based military presence in Syria to combat the threat of insurgent-led insurgency, prevent the resurgence of ISIS and to stabilize liberated areas.”
Speaking on political talk shows, both the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that despite seeking a peaceful solution, the Trump administration would not rule out the military option for North...
China’s claim to the South China Sea is based in history, dating back to records from the Xia and Han dynasties. China delineates its claims via the nine-dash line, which Chiang Kai-shek advanced in 1947.
By MIKE CORDER Associated Press They’ve endured repeated delays, unrelenting scrutiny and even snipers’ bullets in Damascus. Now U.N. inspectors, who have been gathering evidence of a possible chemical weapons attack in Syria, are poised to return to the Netherlands...
Syria: Damascus claims it has proof rebels used chemical weapons – US, UK and France don’t care, will attack anyway.
The Syrian government has proof that rebel fighters used chemical weapons against civilians, foreign minister Walid al-Muallim said in Damascus on Tuesday.
Unidentified snipers have opened fire on a convoy of UN experts investigating suspected chemical weapons attacks in Syria’s capital, the UN has said.