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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    US-led coalition ramps up strikes against Islamic State in Syria-Turkey border town

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:49am by Associated Press in Mursitpinar, Turkey

    ... by the United States,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. Psaki said Allen and Turkish officials discussed ways to advance the effort against the Islamic State group and said a joint military ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria says ready for joint inquiry on Turkey attacks

    Posted May 15th 2013, 02:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Syria is willing to carry out a joint investigation with Turkey into deadly attacks in the border town of Reyhanli that Ankara has accused Damascus of masterminding, a Syrian minister said on Tuesday. “If the government of [Prime Minister Recep Tayyip] Erdogan calls for a joint, transparent investigation by the two countries, we have no objection, ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia, US agree joint push for peace in Syria

    Posted May 08th 2013, 02:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow After months of sharp differences, Russia and the United States have agreed to push both sides in Syria to find an end to the bloodshed, offering to hold an international conference in search of peace. Syrian rebels meanwhil ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian government still using chemical weapons, says French foreign minister

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:34pm by AP

    ... the threat of US air strikes last summer, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad agreed to dismantle his chemical weapons programme. Currently, a joint mission by the United Nations and the international ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    West fears discrepancies in Syria’s reporting of poison gas arsenal

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:39pm by Reuters

    ... watchdog. The worries surfaced during a meeting of the 15-member council with Sigrid Kaag, head of the joint mission of the United Nations and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Dozens killed in Syria bloodshed as watchdog probes chlorine attacks

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... which Damascus is to turn over its chemical weapons arsenal by June 30. On Sunday, the joint UN-OPCW mission in Damascus said 92.5 per cent of the country’s chemical weapons material had been ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Aid workers defy gunfire to evacuate civilians from Syrian city of Homs

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AP

    ... traded accusations of responsibility for attacks which stranded a joint UN/Syrian Red Crescent team in central Old Homs for several hours after dark on Saturday. The convoy was targeted just ... footage released by activists showed the joint team, led by UN humanitarian co-ordinator in Syria Yacoub el Hillo, taking refuge on Saturday in a basement while explosions rocked the rubble-strewn ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Kerry asks Russia to pressure Syria on faster chemical arms removal

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 10:12am by Reuters

    ... last August which killed hundreds of people, Syria promised to give up its stockpile by mid-this year. The operation, overseen by a joint mission with the Organisation for the Prohibition ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Ships return to dock as Syria chemical deadline missed

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 10:37am by Agence France-Presse in Nicosia

    ... a joint statement from the UN and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Syria’s worsening civil war, logistical problems and bad weather had held up the operation to move chemical ...

  10. SYRIA

    UN names envoy for Syria chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse in United Nations UN assistant secretary-general Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with chemical weapons watchdog The head of the United Nations on Sunday named Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with the chemical weapons watchdog tasked with eliminating Syria’s arsenal, diplomats said. The UN Security Council, which is set to vote ...




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