Another chunk of intimidation coupled with aggressive statements were piled on the Syrian government this week. The US and its allies are once again talking up the possibility of Assad’s regime using its chemical arsenal, while at the same time dishing out threats to engage in its internal conflict. Marina Portnaya has more on what Damascus had to say on that.
Opposition activists claim Saturday was the deadliest day since the start of the unrest – with more than three hundred people killed in fighting between pro- and anti-regime supporters across Syria. The lion’s share of deaths were reported in the suburbs of Damascus, which have been witness to fierce battles of late. But the war hasn’t yet swallowed up the whole country – as RT’s Oksana Boyko reports.