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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

    ... on Wednesday. Wang Yi was speaking at the start of four days of talks with a delegation led by the head of the Syrian National Coalition, as Beijing attempts to portray a neutral stance ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Internet videos show Syrian rebel forces using US anti-tank missiles

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... or the supplier of the anti-tank rockets shown in the videos. Some analysts suggested they might b e from a state such as Saudi Arabia, a United States ally, probably with Washington's approval. US ...

  3. 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 ... President Bashar al-Assad a week to hand over details of his regime's stockpile. US Secretary of State John Kerry said Assad's regime must also provide "immediate and unfettered" ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria conflict death toll reaches 150,344, human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:47am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... to a backlash by Islamic brigades and more moderate rebels who launched a war against the al-Qaeda breakaway group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Infighting has raged in the north for months ... a term state media uses for rebels, have fired mortars into a government-held district of Aleppo, killing five people and wounding 26 others. In Damascus, one person died and two were injured ...

  5. 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 condemned the action as a violation of international diplomatic conventions in a statement carried by Syrian state television. [The US] has torpedoed the fundamental legal principle of consular work ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian conflict put Bashar al-Assad’s home village under threat

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... flown into its air space while bombing near the border. Opposition groups have mounted several offensives in the north after ousting radical jihadist fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... 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 al-Assad. The Syrian government said women and children could leave the besieged city and that rebels should hand over the names of the men who would remain, but a US State Department spokesman said ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Push from Syria’s ‘southern front’ aims to overwhelm Assad regime

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:59pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Reports suggest that the US and Arab states are switching focus and offering intelligence and military hardware to the Free Syrian Army Southern push aims to overwhelm Assad ... as reported in the region, is set against a backdrop of secret talks in the United States last month between Susan Rice, Barack Obama's national security adviser, and Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... prospects. A revolt in January by an assortment of diverse rebel groups against the al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Syria led to widespread bloodshed across northern Syria, most of which has been under rebel control for the past two years. The rebel landscape has since continued to fragment. Al-Qaeda's central command repudiated the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Pro-Assad forces kill 175 rebel fighters in ambush south of Damascus

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:40am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Pro-Assad forces kill 175 rebels in ambush Syrian army troops killed 175 rebels in an ambush yesterday south of Damascus, state media reported, a major attack ... the ruling family began. If confirmed, it would be one of the deadliest attacks by government forces against rebels in the area. Syrian state news agency SANA quoted a field commander in the eastern ...




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