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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria opposition threatens peace talks boycott over Iran

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:34am by Agence France-Presse

    ... withdraws an invitation to Iran to attend. “The Syrian Coalition announces that they will withdraw their attendance in G2 (Geneva II peace talks) unless Ban Ki-moon retracts Iran’s invitation,” Louay Safi, a spokesman for the Coalition, said on its twitter account. The United States urged arch foe Iran on Sunday to back calls for a transitional government in Syria, or lose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1409531/syria-opposition-threatens-peace-talks-boycott-over-iran
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria peace talks set to begin after UN withdraws invitation to Iran

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:30am by AP, AFP, MCT

    ... Agencies in Montreux, Switzerland Russia and Iran criticise UN chief Ban Ki-moon's decision to withdraw invitation given to Tehran Syria talks to begin without Iran The Swiss city of Montreux is ready to host today's long-awaited peace talks on Syria's after the UN withdrew an invitation to Iran. Russia and Iran criticised UN chief Ban Ki-moon's decision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1410149/syria-peace-talks-set-begin-after-un-withdraws-invitation-iran
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Tehran warns 'foreign intervention in Syria would be an attack on Iran'

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Beirut Patriot missile deployment to Turkish border could embroil Iran's 'allies against US and Israel' Tehran warns against foreign intervention Any foreign attack on Syria would be considered an attack on Iran, a senior Iranian official warned as the first Patriot missile batteries were declared operational along Turkey's tense border ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1137438/tehran-warns-foreign-intervention-syria-would-be-attack-iran
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Bashar al-Assad to meet rebels at January Syria peace talks

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON The participation of Syria's ally Iran in the peace conference has been a major stumbling block as Washington has opposed it, while Russia has backed Tehran's attendance. It was not clear from Ban's statement whether Iran would be invited. He said he expected "all regional and international partners to demonstrate their meaningful support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1365777/bashar-al-assad-meet-rebels-january-syria-peace-talks
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad certain of crushing win in Syria's controversial presidential vote

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:39pm by AFP

    ... eligible to take part in the poll, on top of the 200,000 who voted abroad last week. Assad allies Iran, North Korea and Russia sent observers to monitor the election, but the opposition and Nato ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1524438/assad-certain-crushing-win-syrias-controversial-presidential-vote
  6. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... powers have backed opposing sides in the civil war that has so far killed at least 150,000 people, with Russia and Iran supporting President Bashar al-Assad and Western powers and Gulf Arab ...

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

    Syria foreign minister accuses US of stoking violence

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 01:16pm

    ... chemical weapons in an interview published on Tuesday. Walid Muallem suggested to Britain’s Independent newspaper that the US may be using Syria to curb Iran’s influence in the Middle East ... When asked whether the US was using the Syria crisis against Iran, Muallem cited a recent study by influential Washington think-tank the Brookings Institution which concluded that “if you want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1024399/syria-foreign-minister-accuses-us-stoking-violence
  8. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... of the conflict, with rockets from Russia and drones from Iran also used by forces of President Bashar al-Assad. None of that equipment, however, is seen as enough to be decisive in a stalemated war, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484413/internet-videos-show-syrian-rebel-forces-using-us-anti-tank-missiles
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria peace conference set for January

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 08:49pm by AFP

    ... the war. Iran is also a key supporter of Assad, and Russia has sought to have Tehran involved in any peace talks, raising hackles in the West and in Saudi Arabia, a key opposition supporter. But hopes of new headway were raised after world powers on Sunday reached a landmark deal with Iran to rein in the Islamic republic’s controversial nuclear programme, after almost five days ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1365577/syria-peace-conference-set-january
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Free Syrian Army sacks chief and appoints replacement

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 01:34pm by Reuters

    ... in December 2012. During his tenure, the FSA suffered major setbacks. Loyalist forces backed by Shi’ite fighters from Iran, Iraq and Hezbollah regained strategic territory in the province of Homs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1429559/free-syrian-army-sacks-chief-and-appoints-replacement

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