Content Tagged 'Syria'

200 tons of Syrian chemicals in UK for destruction
A 200-ton shipment of Syrian chemicals once stockpiled to make weapons has arrived in Britain where it will be destroyed.
UN set to authorize cross-border aid to Syrians
The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on a resolution that would authorize cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians in desperate need of food and medicine, without government approval.
Syrian weapons moved onto US ship for destruction
Cargo containers carrying hundreds of tons of Syrian chemical weapons have been loaded onto a U.S. cargo ship for destruction at sea.
Norway seeks Muslim suspected of fighting in Syria
Norway's intelligence service on Tuesday said that it is seeking a Norwegian-born Muslim, who is believed to have joined rebel ISIL fighters in the al-Qaida breakaway group in Syria.
Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels
President Obama is asking Congress for $500 million to train and arm vetted members of the Syrian opposition, as the U.S. grapples for a way to stem a civil war that has also fueled the al-Qaida inspired insurgency in neighboring Iraq.
UN accuses Syria of impeding aid deliveries
The U.N. humanitarian chief is accusing the Syrian government of imposing "arbitrary restrictions and obstructions" on the delivery of aid and banning life-saving medical supplies from shipments to opposition-held areas.
Local Residents Talk Syria
People in central Kentucky give their opinion on whether the United States should send troops into Syria. Video Video
Should The U.S. Strike Syria? Rep. Andy Barr Weighs In
Andy Barr says he would only authorize a strike if it furthered America's national security interests Video Video
UK Professor Talks Syrian Intervention
University Kentucky Professor Dr. Paul Chamberlin says in past instances, strategic air strikes have had little effect in conflicts like the one in Syria. Video Video
Sen. Paul: "I'm Not Sending Your Son to Fight For Stalemate"
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul speaks out against President Obama's request to Congress for military action against Syria. Video Video
US says Syria may have launched airstrikes in Iraq
A U.S. official on Wednesday said there are indications that the Syrian government launched airstrikes into western Iraq on Tuesday, to slow the al-Qaida-inspired insurgency fighting both the Syrian and Iraqi regimes.
Church Gets Message of Hope
One Lexington church got a message of hope written on their front sidewalk. Video Video
Syrian-Americans Rally in Lexington
Dozens attend a rally in Triangle Park to raise awareness about the war in Syria.
Kentuckians Join In Day Of Prayer For Syria
People of all faiths prayed together today to end the bloodshed in Syria, including churches in Kentucky. Video Video
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