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US says it will give military aid to Syria rebels

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/986000/986665_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524636612_7030dd52e3bd5ca4e0ee42a2b166bb6a<p><b>The US is to supply direct military aid to the Syrian opposition for the first time, the White House has announced.</b><p>President Obama made the decision …

Boys learn combat skills at Hamas-run summer camp

<i>ANSAmed:</i> GAZA - As schools close for the summer in Gaza, children from age six to 16 are taking part in recreation camps organised by both Hamas and the Islamic Jihad movements in a paramilitary style.<p>At the camps, the children receive arms made of wood and take part in exercises which simulate …

Syria: what is on the other side of Barack Obama's red line?

It has taken a long time for the US to confirm that Barack Obama's famous "red line" in Syria has in fact been crossed – but it is still unclear …

Analysis: US responds after Iran threw down gauntlet on Syria

By sending in Hizbollah to take the Syrian town of Qusayr and, it seems increasingly likely, its own troops, Iran threw down the gauntlet to America this month: is it in this war, or not?<p>The mercurial Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is a more difficult man to read. But by not calling off his …

Middle East

Where Things Stand In Syria – And Other Questions Answered

<i>The White House announced Thursday that Syrian President Bashar Assad had crossed a "red line" by using chemical weapons against the opposition. The announcement comes amid calls for greater U.S. engagement in the conflict. We take a look at what is happening in Syria and who the major players</b> …

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