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  1. News - China - SYRIA

    Syria at ‘critical moment’, China tells opposition chief

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:31am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... countries’ domestic affairs and strongly opposes foreign military action over Syria, regularly calling for a “political solution” to the crisis. China has previously hosted both opposition ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China sees Syria crisis at a crossroads as international community expects fresh round of peace talks, foreign minister Wang Yi tells opposition leader ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1485821/syria-critical-moment-china-tells-opposition-chief
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia backs Syria in condemning closure of embassies in US

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

    ... Reuters in Moscow Moscow and Damascus accuse Washington of playing politics with diplomatic conventions Russia backs Syria in jab at closure of embassies in US Syria and its ally Russia ... "torpedoed the fundamental legal principle of consular work by involving honorary consulates in political matters". US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki rejected Syria's charge, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1453471/russia-backs-syria-condemning-closure-embassies-us
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's Krak des Chevaliers Crusader fortress charred and battered in war

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... the Syrian war. Shiite militant and political movement Hezbollah and its allies support Assad, while many of the country's Sunnis back the revolt. Tripoli's Sunnis and Alawites have clashed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454912/syrias-krak-des-chevaliers-crusader-fortress-charred-and-battered-war
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Three years after revolt to topple him began, Assad retains grip on power

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:54am by WASHPOST

    ... than ever there is no hope. Not on the ground and not politically," Abu Emad said, using a pseudonym to protect his identity. "For the rebels to win, it will take a miracle." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1449582/three-years-after-revolt-topple-him-began-assad-retains-grip-power
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    UN finally backs resolution calling for aid convoys to be granted access across war-torn Syria

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:37am by AFP

    ... effectiveness. Syria's staunch ally Russia, with support from China, had blocked three previous resolutions aimed at pressuring the Damascus regime since the crisis began in March 2011, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433816/un-finally-backs-resolution-calling-aid-convoys-be-granted-access-across
  6. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... could tackle the central issue that divides the two sides- Syria's political future and that of Assad- but both sides adopted entrenched positions. Syria's government delegation ... a political system without "imposed formulas" from abroad, an apparent reference to Western and regional demands that Assad step down. The opposition, which wants Assad to quit as part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1415339/united-states-increases-pressure-allow-aid-starving-homs
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Obama says US is considering new pressure on Syria’s Assad

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 02:06pm by Reuters in Rancho Mirage, California

    ... on the ground. Among the long-standing options has been the possibility of arming Syrian rebels. Such a step would only be applied if it would help nudge the process toward a political solution, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1428395/obama-says-us-considering-new-pressure-syrias-assad
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN aid chief Valerie Amos urges ‘action on the ground’ in Syria

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... in Syria as the United States, France and Britain tried to find common ground with Russia and China on a draft resolution on the situation. "We need action and implementation on the ground, so ... Britain, Russia and China, the council's five veto-wielding powers, began negotiations on Thursday with Australia, Luxembourg and Jordan. The United Nations has said that some 9.3 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427974/un-aid-chief-valerie-amos-urges-action-ground-syria
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Homs evacuations resume as Syria peace talks falter

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 12:27pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... to discuss it, saying the first item on the agenda was the battle against rebel “terrorism”. Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Muqdad insisted the political question was meant to come much later, ... it says should quit right away – but whose political future is not up for discussion, according to the government. “We consider that it goes without saying that Assad and his acolytes are not part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427044/homs-evacuations-resume-syria-peace-talks-falter
  10. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... that progress on those issues could build momentum to address the far more contentious question of political transition. Additional reporting by Reuters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1424629/aid-workers-defy-gunfire-evacuate-civilians-syrian-city-homs

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