Syria updates. PM Erdoğan supports downing Syrian helicopter. Syria gives Russia ‘new evidence’ rebels behind chem attack… US says Russia ‘ignoring facts’ over Syria attack

Army downed Syrian helicopter ‘according to rules of engagement,? Turkish PM says

The gov’t has provided the Turkish army with the authority to act according to the rules of engagement in the event of any border violation, PM Erdoğan said
Syria gives Russia ‘new evidence’ rebels behind chem attack

The Syrian regime has handed Russia new materials implicating rebels in a chemical attack outside Damascus
Russia ‘ignoring facts’ over Syria attack: US

The United States Tuesday accused Russia of ignoring the facts surrounding a poison gas attack in Syria
New York Times on Syria: All the propaganda fit to print
World Socialist Web Site
In Turkey, meanwhile, prosecutors handed down an indictment last week against a Syrian member of the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Nusra Front and fiveTurkish accomplices based on charges that they had set up an operation to procure chemical components for
A complicated relationship: Libya, Syria and the international press

The decision whether to intervene militarily in Syria should not be dictated by non-information, nor should the success or failure of Libya’s revolution (and NATO’s role in it) be prematurely judged on the same basis.

UN Report: ‘Convincing Evidence’ Of Syria Chemical Attack
Mintpress News
Kerry met in Paris with his counterparts from France, Britain, Turkeyand Saudi Arabia before seeking a U.N. resolution that would detail how the international community can secure and destroy Syria’s stockpile and precursor chemicals. As a sign of 
Syria’s Pals at the Chemical Weapons Convention
Israel wants to see al-Assad removed

The Israeli ambassador to the United States has said Israel has wanted to see Syrian President Bashar al-Assad removed from power
Syria security official says rebels have missiles, sarin gas

Syria rebels possess ground-to-ground missiles and sarin, and a UN report on chemical weapons use shows they carried out attacks near Damascus
Syria crisis: deadly bomb blast hits Turkish border crossing

Car bomb explodes on Syrian side of Bab al-Hawa crossing, killing at least seven people and wounding 20

Turkey ?fully transparent? regarding rules of engagement: US State Department

Washington remains ‘committed to Turkey?s territorial integrity,’ Spokeperson Jen Psaki said

Is Turkey Really Safe For Western Investors Again?

Turkey is supposed to be one of the great emerging markets. Unfortunately, its growth has been derailed, its nation was hit hard by protests and unrest over the summer, and now it is among the eleven nations

Turkey shoots down Syrian helicopter after airspace violation (+video)

Turkey is openly opposed to the Assad regime and has supported rebel groups, allowing weapons to cross the Turkish border to Assad’s chagrin.

Syria opposition urges UN Chapter VII resolution allowing use of force

Syrian opposition chief Ahmad Jarba urged the Security Council to adopt a resolution under Chapter VII of the U.N. charter allowing use of force to cripple Syria’s ‘war machine’

Rights group urge UN to refer Syria conflict to ICC

Rights groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch urged the United Nations to refer the conflict in Syria to the International Criminal Court
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