Articles By Staff Reporter
The Canberra government hopes that the measures will prevent people from making the risky sea voyage to Australia from Indonesia.
Russia and China have repeatedly rejected moves by the United Nations Security Council to pressure Bashar al-Assad.
Last month, Iran claimed it successfully test-fired medium-range missiles that are capable of hitting Israel.
Assad is a member of the Shia Alawite minority of Syria, which rules over a predominantly Sunni populace.
Ankara believes that the Damascus regime may be supplying arms to PKK.
Irate Chinese workers shouted "kill the foreign spies."
Continued violence across Syria has made it almost impossible for the mission to remain.
The statement was read by a man idenitifed as a relative of al-Shara.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the crash, although that hasn’t been verified.
The Saudi embassy in Beirut noted credible threats to abduct Saudis in Lebanon, which borders strife-torn Syria.