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  1. News - China - SYRIA

    China says will give UN Syria report 'thorough review'

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 04:54pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... under a UN framework and wanted a political resolution. The United States and its allies say Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces carried out the attack with sarin nerve gas, killing more ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    US ‘sceptical’ of Syria ceasefire prospects, says Rice

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 03:45pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... that there must be “consequences” for those who block any ceasefire or political transition in Syria. Clinton said in Washington that the United States and other major powers had “worked very hard” ... bombs, shelling- are mounting in Syria and threatening the security of the entire region,” Rice said in a Twitter statement. She said the United States “strongly supports” Brahimi’s call ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Key Syrian rebel groups abandon opposition political leaders

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... up with the political leadership appointed for them by the West and Gulf states to cast their lot with more hardline and anti-Western Islamists," he said. The statement was issued just as Western nations are striving to raise the profile of the "moderate" Syrian political opposition, which is led by Ahmad al-Jarba. The United States and its allies have been reluctant ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia backs Syria in condemning closure of embassies in US

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:56pm by Reuters

    ... have criticised the decision by the United States to suspend the operations of Syria's embassy in Washington and consulates in other cities. The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday ... SYRIA’S FOREIGN MINISTRY Moscow called it "worrying and disappointing". Worsening relations between the United States and Russia over Ukraine have clouded efforts by the two countries ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    United States and Russia agree plan for Syria to give up chemical weapons

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 07:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva President Assad given one week to provide details of chemical weapons US, Russia agree plan for Syria's weapons The United States and Russia yesterday ... with the accord. Obama said that if the regime of Assad did not live up to the deal, "the United States remains prepared to act". Kerry said the steps agreed to yesterday would be encapsulated ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria rebels meet UN Security Council to end Assad support

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 11:43am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... On Thursday the group met with US Secretary of State John Kerry and called for the United States to arm the rebels quickly and to push harder for a political settlement.   The United Nations says more ... deadlocked on Syria. Russia, an ally and arms supplier of Assad, and China have three times blocked action against Assad supported by the remaining veto powers- the United States, Britain and France. ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad West’s ‘ally’ against Islamic State jihadists, says Syrian minister

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Damascus Assad West's 'ally' against jihad, minister says Syria is determined to "eliminate" the Sunni extremist group Islamic State, according ... countries" were now seeking security cooperation with Damascus, but "security matters could not be separated from the political cooperation". He rejected suggestions that Assad is in league ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    United States increases pressure to allow aid into 'starving' Homs

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:19pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva Damascussayswomen and children can leave besieged city and that it will let in humanitarian assistance by arrangement with the UN Push to agree on aid for Homs The United States yesterday demanded that Syria allow aid into the "starving" city of Homs, as talks aimed at ending three years of civil war hit more trouble over the future of President Bashar ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    United States believes it has killed French bombmaker in Syria

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 10:27pm by AFP

    ... is a dangerous militant outfit planning to attack the United States and other Western countries. US officials have portrayed Drugeon, 24, as a dangerous figure and his suspected death on Wednesday night ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Brahimi set to replace Annan as Syria peace broker

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a good departure point for any mediation effort. Last week Brahimi said he wanted an end to the international deadlock on Syria. "The UN Security Council and regional states must unite ... be made. Annan's title was joint special envoy for the United Nations and Arab League. It remained unclear what Brahimi's formal link with the Arab League, if any, would be, diplomats ...




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