Walid Al Moallem

  • Syria says it is fighting rebels who eat human hearts October 1, 2013

    United Nations: Syria's foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked terrorists who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members. Walid al-Moallem, addressing world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, also charged...
  • Syria welcomes Russia's proposal on chemical weapons September 9, 2013

    Syria on Monday quickly welcomed a call from Russia, its close ally, to place Syrian chemical arsenals under international control, then destroy them to avert a US strike, but did not offer a time frame or any other specifics. The statement by Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem appeared to mark the...
  • Syria says it's prepared to talk with armed rebels February 26, 2013

    Beirut: Syria said on Monday it is prepared to hold talks with the armed rebels bent on overthrowing President Bashar al-Assad, the clearest signal yet that the regime is growing increasingly nervous about its long-term prospects to hold onto power as opposition fighters make slow but persistent headway in the...