Syria no-fly zone on the table - White House

Wednesday’s comments were made by White House spokesman Jay Carney.

United States President Barack Obama. Picture: AFP

WASHINGTON - The White House said on Wednesday that President Barack Obama has not ruled out the idea of a no-fly zone over Syria in response to the ongoing conflict there.

"Every option available to the president remains on the table when it comes to our policy towards Syria. That of course includes the possibility of a no-fly zone," White House spokesman Jay Carney told a news briefing.