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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Besieged by Syrian rebels, Filipino UN peacekeepers vow to fight

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... group of 43 peacekeepers from Fiji who have been taken hostage by the antiDamascus fighters, officials said. The United Nations Security Council "strongly condemned" the assaults ... we have is that they are safe and I can say now that the negotiations for their release have already begun." The UN Security Council demanded the "unconditional and immediate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581786/syria-refugees-top-three-million-rebels-un-face-after-kidnappings
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    UN accuses Islamic State, Syrian government of committing war crimes

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 07:05pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva IS executioners make Friday fright day Islamic State (IS) forces in northern Syria are waging a campaign to instil fear, carrying out amputations, public executions ... that should be prosecuted, the UN officials said in a 45-page report issued in Geneva. "Executions in public spaces have become a common spectacle on Fridays in al Raqqa and [IS]-controlled areas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581221/un-accuses-islamic-state-mass-atrocities-jihadist-held-syria
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    UN rights chief slams Syria ‘paralysis’ as death toll tops 191,000

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:26pm by AFP

    ... on Thursday lashing out at the UN Security Council for what she called a lack of resolve in ending crises, Pillay said in a statement the dwindling global interest in Syria was “scandalous”. “I deeply ... against humanity have been committed time and time again with total impunity” but that the deadlocked UN Security Council had failed to refer the case of Syria to the International Criminal Court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579370/un-rights-chief-slams-syria-paralysis-death-toll-tops-191000
  4. 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

    ... Kilo, appealed to the Security Council to pressure Assad to commit to the creation of a transitional government with full executive powers that would not include him. Jarba said that once Assad ... Reuters at the United Nations UN says more than 100,000 killed in Syrian conflict Syrian rebel leaders met with the UN Security Council for the first time on Friday to discuss ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291974/syria-rebels-meet-un-security-council-end-assad-support
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Dozens of soldiers beheaded as Islamic State captures Syrian military base

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by MCT

    ... taken the base and begun carting off light and heavy weaponry, said Abu Muhammad, an activist with the Masar Press Agency. "Every government soldier they capture they execute ... against others in the opposition, accusing them of corruption, executing their fighters and activists and pushing them out of towns and villages. As the Islamic State has expanded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1559933/dozens-soldiers-beheaded-islamic-state-captures-syrian-military-base
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Freed French journalists tell of mock executions, beatings in Syria hostage ordeal

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Ten-month nightmare at hands of Syrian jihadists included mock executions and beatings Freed French journalists tell of hostage ordeal Mock executions ... to endure, as was the cold. "There was also a little physical abuse, but that's what all Syrian prisoners endure," he said. Francois said his jailers staged several mock executions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494529/freed-french-journalists-tell-mock-executions-beatings-syria-hostage
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Sixty-five people executed in Syria’s Aleppo

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 08:47am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... forces and rebels have been battling in Syria’s commercial hub since July and both have been accused of carrying out summary executions. UN-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi told the UN Security Council “unprecedented levels of horror” had been reached in Syria, and that both the government and rebels had committed atrocious crimes, diplomats said. He appealed to the 15-nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1139103/sixty-five-people-executed-syrias-aleppo
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebels threaten to execute Iranians

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... has since joined the Revolutionary Military Council of the rebel Free Syrian Army, announced on its Facebook page at the time that it would “execute the prisoners who were proven members ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Rebel fighters will execute dozens of Iranians they kidnapped in August unless Syria’s army withdraws from the embattled Eastern Ghuta area of Damascus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1055246/syrian-rebels-threaten-execute-iranians
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi apologises to Syrian people as he steps down

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:46pm by Reuters

    ... as his predecessor- former UN secretary general Kofi Annan- did in 2012. Brahimi, a veteran Algerian diplomat, briefed the 15-member Security Council for the final time on Tuesday. "I go with a heavy heart because so little was achieved," he told the closed-door session of the council. "I once again, humbly apologise to the Syrian people." International and regional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512152/un-mediator-lakhdar-brahimi-apologises-syrian-people-he-steps-down
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Transfer of Syrian chemical weapons complete: Pentagon

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:43am by Agence France-Presse in Washington and Reuters in Slaviansk

    ... for their impeccable planning and execution.”   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545328/transfer-syrian-chemical-weapons-complete-pentagon

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