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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Relief in US as Syrian jihadis free journalist hostage after James Foley’s killing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... Qatar is a leading supporter of the Syrian rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad and has been involved in mediating past hostage releases. "Particularly after a week marked ...

  2. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel extends thanks to Denmark, Italy and the US navy for the safe transfer of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile The transfer of Syrian chemical weapons from a Danish container ship to a US vessel was completed on Wednesday in an Italian port, the Pentagon said in a statement. The disposal process marks ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian army takes control of Homs as rebels leave

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:34am by AP

    ... struck by the government and opposition. The withdrawal, which brought an end to a fierce, two-year battle for the heart of  the city, marked a major victory for President Bashar al-Assad ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebels in Homs sign deal with military to give up most of stronghold city

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:45am by AFP, GUARDIAN, AP, Reuters

    ... fighters who have complied have been allowed to pass regime checkpoints. Others have been immediately detained. "It will certainly mark a new chapter for the regime, a chapter where it's ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian refugee flood into Lebanon (population 4.5 million) tops 1 million

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tripoli, Lebanon Nation of 4.5 million marks 'devastating milestone' in fallout from civil conflict Lebanon feeling strain as millionth Syrian flees there A teenager from central Syria became the one millionth Syrian refugee to register in Lebanon yesterday, a "devastating milestone" for the tiny Arab country with about 4.5 million people ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN says Syrian child refugees tops one million mark

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 03:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Geneva The number of registered child refugees fleeing Syria’s violence has topped the one million mark in another grim milestone of the deepening conflict, two UN agencies said Friday. Roughly half of all the nearly two million registered refugees from Syria are children, and some 740,000 of those are under the age of 11, according to the UN refugee ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... steadily crushed the armed rebellion in his hometown of Homs, which was once regarded as the epicentre of the revolt. Yesterday marked the third anniversary of the initially tentative ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria chemical weapons monitors awarded Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... in August. Its staff's deployment under a UN mandate helped avert a US strike against President Bashar al-Assad and marked an unusual step into the limelight for a group more used to working ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN aid chief demands Security Council action on Syria access

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 04:09pm by Reuters in New York

    ... on aid access. British UN Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said after the briefing by Amos on Friday: “If the [aid statement] is not being taken seriously then obviously it behooves us to look ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebel factions clash as UN inspectors secure sites

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... by mid-2014. A convoy of SUVs with UN markings departed the central Damascus hotel where the team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is staying as the inspectors headed out ...




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