[08/08/2006] Chilling threat as Syria offer to join with Hezbollah
SYRIA\'S foreign minister yesterday offered to join militant group Hezbollah in its fight against Israel and said a regional war would be \"most welcome\" as more than 30 people in Israel and Lebanon were killed on one of the worst days since the conflict began. » More
[02/13/2006] Syria switches to euro amid confrontation with US
Syria has switched all of the state\'s foreign currency transactions to euros from dollars amid a political confrontation with the United States, the head of state-owned Commercial Bank of Syria said on Monday. » More
[12/01/2005] \'I was paid to blame Syria\'
A man has claimed on Syrian state TV that he was bribed to accuse top Syrian officials of the murder of Rafiq Hariri in his testimony to the United Nations commission into the former Lebanese premier\'s assassination. » More
[11/16/2005] Sharon blasts Syria-Iran \'axis of evil\'
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has lumped Syria and Iran in his own \"axis of evil\" and urged stepped-up international efforts to contain the two regimes. » More
[11/08/2005] US Cuts Ties With Syria
The United States has cut off nearly all contact with the Syrian government as the Bush administration steps up a campaign to weaken and isolate President Bashar al-Assad\'s regime, according to U.S. and Syrian officials. » More
[10/26/2005] Bush increases pressure on Syria
The Bush administration believes the UN report gives it powerful leverage in stepping up the pressure on an Arab government to which it has long been hostile » More
[10/25/2005] Bush says military action \'last resort\' against Syria
President Bush said today that military action was a \"last resort\" in dealing with Syria if Damascus refused to co-operate with a United Nations investigation into the murder of Rafik Hariri, the former Lebanese prime minister. » More
[10/20/2005] Dan Simpson: Invade Syria? Insane
As I suspected six months ago, U.S. military and Bush administration civilian officials confirmed last week that U.S. forces have invaded Syria and engaged in combat with Syrian forces. » More