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May 30 2013
Syria's president claims Russian arms are already arriving
President Bashar al-Assad said his regime has already received the first shipment of Russian anti-aircraft S-300 rockets. If true prospects are dimmer for a US-Russia peace initiative.Christian Science Monitor
Aug 27 2013
West Tells Opposition: Syria Strike Due In Days
Western powers told the Syrian opposition to expect a strike against President Bashar al-Assad's forces within days, according to sources who attended a meeting between envoys and the Syrian National Coalition in Istanbul.HuffPost
Aug 04 2020
GOP is licking its chops over Biden’s veep shortlist
If Joe Biden doesn’t want to blow his lead in most polls, he will follow Bill Clinton’s lead in picking a running mate.
Biden should choose a vice presidential nominee who reinforces his main message, just as Clinton, in 1992, chose Al Gore to reinforce Clinton’s message as a somewhat centrist Democrat and an avatar of a new generation of leaders.
Clinton, like Biden, was underWashington Examiner
May 06 2013
Israel To Assad: Airstrikes Did Not Aim To Help Syrian Rebels
Israel sought to persuade Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that its recent air strikes around Damascus did not aim to weaken him in the face of a more than two-year-old rebellion.HuffPost
Apr 23 2013
White House: SyriaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s use of chemical weapons unclear
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday the administration has made no conclusions on whether or not Syrian President Bashar al-Assads forces have used chemical weapons against civilians.Washington Post
Jul 27 2020
Biden takes aim at Trump over coronavirus in new ad blitz courting seniors
It’s been 20 years since a Democratic presidential candidate -- then-Vice President Al Gore in 2000 -- won the senior vote.
But former Vice President Joe Biden is hoping to break his party’s losing streak.
Fox News learned on Monday that the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is launching a new ad blitz this week to court voters 65 and older in seven crucial generalFox News (Online News)
Sep 25 2019
Updated Media Bias Ratings: AP, NPR, Epoch Times, Yahoo! News, BuzzFeed, AJ+
AllSides has rated the bias of nearly 600 media outlets, and our media bias ratings are fluid and subject to change as outlets change over time or more information is gathered. We recently conducted reviews on a number of popular media outlets to ensure our bias ratings are up to date:Yahoo! News and Yahoo! The 360 Associated Press NPR Online News The Epoch Times BuzzFeed AJ+ Al Jazeera Julie Mastrine
Oct 19 2012
WHY IT MATTERS: Terrorism
The issue: Osama bin Laden is dead and there hasn't been a successful attack by al-Qaida-inspired extremists on U.S. soil since the deadly shooting rampage in Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009.NPR (Online News)
Jan 23 2015
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah was incremental reformer, US ally
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who joined Washington's fight against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom with incremental but significant reforms, including nudging open greater opportunities for women, has died, according to Saudi state TV.Christian Science Monitor
Sep 16 2019
Pentagon chief blames Iran for 'unprecedented attack' on Saudi oil facilities as military considers options
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper blamed Iran for a series of coordinated attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities following a meeting at the White House to brief President Trump on the situation, saying that the Pentagon was considering its options.
Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen took credit for the Saturday strikes, which disrupted 5% of the world's daily oil supply, but AmericanWashington Examiner