The Obama administration doesn’t need to be sure that Syria’s leader has used chemical weapons against his own people before establishing a no-fly zone and arming rebel forces, U.S. Senator John McCain said.
The U.S. must be “really careful” in determining its response to evidence from intelligence agencies that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime may have used chemical weapons, said U.S. Senator Angus King of Maine.
President Barack Obama said the U.S. is seeking corroboration of intelligence that Bashar al- Assad’s regime in Syria used chemical weapons in that country’s civil war, reiterating that confirmation would be a “game- changer” for the U.S. response.
President Barack Obama said the U.S. will seek confirmation along with the United Nations that Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria used chemical weapons in that country’s civil war, reiterating that confirmation would be a “game-changer” for the U.S. response.
People learn from catastrophes. Amid the grief and speculation over the Boston bombings, two things stand out to me: a refusal to rush to judgment in the U.S. commentary and the absence of schadenfreude in the Arab media.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz ordered the Ministry of Finance to distribute 250 billion riyals ($67 billion) to build housing units in the Arab world’s biggest economy, the official Saudi Press Agency said.
When Saad Iqbal left Deutsche Bank AG in Dubai two years ago as European banks scaled back amid the debt crisis, he turned to Riyadh as a construction boom makes Saudi Arabia a hub for project finance.
Noor Saeed Baqadir appointed general director of media at Ministry of Education, official Saudi Press Agency reports, citing Minister of Information Abdul Aziz Khoja. * NOTE: King Abdullah in January appointed 30 women to the 150- member Consultative Council for the first time NSN MGGW2S6K5117 <GO> * NOTE: In 2009, Nora bint Abdullah al-Fayez was appointed kingdom’s first female deputy minister at education ministry