Britain will participate in Eurovision in Israel

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Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

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Abbas plans NY meeting following closure of PLO office

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Dogged rebels the target of Syria gas attacks: activists

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his weapon in AleppoBy Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN (Reuters) – A diplomat and activists said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had been trying for some time, in vain, to dislodge rebels from the areas not far from central Damascus that were hit by suspected chemical weapons last week. Assad has strongly denied carrying out chemical attacks, telling Russian newspaper Izvestia on Monday that the allegation "insults common sense" and that the rebels were responsible for what could be the world's worst poison gas strike in 25 years. …


U.N. inspectors reach Syria gas victims despite coming under fire

U.N. chemical weapons experts visit people affected by an apparent gas attack, at a hospital in the southwestern Damascus suburb of MouadamiyaBy Erika Solomon and Khaled Yacoub Oweis BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – U.N. chemical weapons experts interviewed and took blood samples on Monday from victims of last week's apparent poison gas attack in a rebel-held suburb of Syria's capital, after the inspectors themselves survived sniper fire that hit their convoy. In a clear warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said President Barack Obama was consulting with allies and members of Congress and would decide soon how to respond to the August 21 attack. …


Russia, West on collision course over Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (L) and US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington, August 9, 2013Russia's two-and-a-half year dispute with the West over the conflict in Syria hit a new peak Monday as Moscow warned against military action without UN approval and cast doubt over the regime's involvement in a claimed chemical weapons attack.