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Official says CIA-funded weapons have begun to reach Syrian rebels; rebels deny receipt

Official says CIA-funded weapons have begun to reach Syrian rebels; rebels deny receipt Washington (CNN) — CIA-funded weapons have begun flowing to Syrian rebels, a U.S. official told CNN. But opposition groups say they have yet to receive any. The … Continue reading

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Syria says it accepted Russian weapons proposal

Syria says it accepted Russian weapons proposal MOSCOW (AP) – Syria said Tuesday it has accepted Russia’s proposal to place its chemical weapons under international control for subsequent dismantling. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said Tuesday after meeting with Russian … Continue reading

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Obama trying to sway war-weary public on Syria

Obama trying to sway war-weary public on Syria WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is hitting the airwaves to try to convince Americans that limited strikes against Syria are needed for the United States’ long-term safety, while Secretary of State … Continue reading

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Obama notes split over Syria attack, plans speech

Obama notes split over Syria attack, plans speech ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) – President Barack Obama acknowledged deep divisions at home and abroad on Friday over his call for military action in Syria – and conceded the possibility he’ll fail … Continue reading

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