1. Russia to send advaced missiles to Assad government

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    ... A shipment of Russian missiles destined to reach the government of Syria's President Bashar al ... -Assad is attracting criticism from countries including Israel. They say the delivery threatens ... regional stability further, but Russia defends its action saying that the deal is legitimate and part

  2. Syria gets first batch of Russian S-300 missiles

    ... a first shipment of S-300 air defense missiles from Russia and is waiting for more, stated President ... The Syrian government already has received ... Bashar al-Assad in a television interview today. Assad told Hezbollahs Al-Manar television station

  3. Syria: Game-changing missiles already deployed

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    ... missiles from Russia and is waiting for more. Hezbollahs Al-Manar TV sent a transcribed section ... manned aircraft and guided missiles. Last week, Russia confirmed plans to sell the surface-to-air ... claimed to WND. The Syrian official would not say how many launchers or missiles were purportedly

  4. Assad: We already have S-300 missiles

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    ... TEL AVIV The Syrian government already has received a first shipment of S-300 air defense missiles ... from Russia and is waiting for more, stated President Bashar al-Assad in a television interview ... and guided missiles. Two days ago, Russia confirmed plans to sell the surface-to-air defense missile

  5. Sending Assad to bed without supper

    ... dithers, Russia is sending warships to the region and Assad is moving his military assets out of the areas ... steadily losing ground to the Muslim Brotherhood and al-Qaida. Ousting Assad may bring about a government ... Obama's message to Assad is a classic. It is tantamount to a mom who lacks the intestinal

  6. Syria turning blind eye to jihadists targeting Iraq

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    ... on the Assad government but also the opposition movement trying to end Assad's rule. The latest ... JERUSALEM To pressure the U.S., Syrian President Bashar Assad has reopened his country's borders ... in Iraq at the hands of jihadists who transit through the country via Syria. Previously, Assad

  7. Israel, Syria holding high-level talks

    ... that includes ending sanctions against the Assad government and pledges of aid to Damascus ... and missiles, largely from Russia with Iranian backing, with the goal of completing its missile ... WND. Russia recently sold to Syria advanced anti-tank missiles similar to the projectiles

  8. 'Cold War' fears in Mideast

    ... and Latakia. In exchange, Russia is supplying Syria with weaponry at lower costs, with some of the missiles ... . Still, the security officials said that in Moscow Assad likely will grant Russia permission ... as a theater of conflict, or at least military buildup, between Russia and the U.S. Assad today told Russia's

  9. McCain, Graham denounce Syria deal

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    ... penalties if the Assad government fails to comply. In a joint statement Saturday mere hours after ... , calling it an act of provocative weakness on Americas part. The US and Russia reached an agreement ... imagine a worse signal to send to Iran as it continues its push for a nuclear weapon.

  10. Russia and Syria sign major weapons deal

    ... missiles capable of engaging multiple targets at once. Assad was in Russia this week ... Russia and Syria this week signed a major weapons agreement in addition to the energy and trade ... . Russian president Vladimir Putin and Syrian president Bashar Assad signed a military cooperation