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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Peace envoy urges China to help resolve crisis in Syria

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Beijing to help resolve Syria crisis UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi yesterday urged greater involvement by China in a bid to end the violence in Syria as he met Foreign Minister Yang ... in solving the events in Syria", without elaborating further. The situation in the Middle Eastern country has been escalating since the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad erupted ...

  2. News - World

    Brahimi warns conflict could set region ablaze

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Vatican City

    ... al-Adha would be a microscopic step on the road to solving the Syria crisis." Brahimi called this week for a temporary ceasefire during the four-day Eid holiday starting on October 26. ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    UN envoy sees no quick end to Syria war

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 08:48am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi warned on Monday that he sees no quick end to the war in Syria, accusing President Bashar al-Assad of clinging ... and ignoring all calls for change. Syria will be one of the dominant themes of the UN General Assembly, which starts on Tuesday with US President Barack Obama expected to lead international ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Clashes threaten fragile ceasefire in Syria

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 11:41am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Outbursts of fighting threatened to undermine a fragile ceasefire that took effect in Syria on Friday after Bashar al-Assad’s regime and the main rebel ... in several regions of Syria but there is still less violence and fewer victims than usual,” observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman told reporters. He said fighting was taking place in various parts ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Brahimi set to replace Annan as Syria peace broker

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in New York Brahimi to replace Annan as mediator on Syria and will take fresh approach Veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi has agreed to replace Kofi Annan as the international mediator on Syria, though he intends to take a fresh approach as the 17-month-old conflict slips deeper into civil war, UN sources said Annan, a former UN secretary general and Nobel Peace ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Call for Syrian truce in time for Eid festival

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Maaret Al-Numan, Syria

    ... Agence France-Presse in Maaret Al-Numan, Syria Second strike on a residential town as peace envoy lands in bloody civil war zone Call for Syrian truce in time for Eid festival Syrian jets ... than 34,000 people. "We will have discussions here with the government, the political parties and civil society about the situation in Syria," Brahimi said at Damascus airport. ...

  7. News - World

    Syrian peace envoy expected to quit mission impossible

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Peace envoy expected to quit mission impossible Veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-Arab League envoy for Syria, has insisted throughout his career that there is no "hopeless situation", but he has not managed to find a magical solution to end Syria's civil war. And the 79-year-old Brahimi, who took on the job last ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Damascus car bombing shatters four-day ceasefire

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 11:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Five people were killed and 32 wounded in a car bomb attack in southern Damascus on Friday, Syrian state television said. A security source told Agence France-Presse that the bombing had targeted residential buildings for ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is a pawn of the West, Syrian media say

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... countries and regional states on Syria", it said. "He revealed his true face, which sees the Syrian crisis in a one-sided manner, to suit his masters." On Wednesday, Brahimi described a plan outlined last week by Assad for Syria as "perhaps even more sectarian, more one-sided" than previous such initiatives by the embattled regime. "I told [Assad] to be certain ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Blast kills 10 in Damascus, as UN peace envoy visits

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 05:38pm by Associated Press in Amman, Jordan

    ... said, insisting on anonymity because he is not allowed to make press statements. Bab Touma, a popular attraction for shoppers, is inhabited mostly by members of Syria’s Christian minority. ...




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