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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

    ... occupying two UNDOF posts about 4km apart. The UN initially said 81 Filipinos were involved in the stand-off. However, Ancan said there were 75. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said it was unclear ...

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

    US fears for life of woman aid worker held by Islamic State in Syria

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:14am by AP

    ... not forget” and vowed justice for Foley’s murder. In its annual report last November, the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists estimated at least 30 journalists have been kidnapped or have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581054/american-woman-held-hostage-islamic-state-syria-us-muslim-convert-ranks
  3. News - World - SYRIA

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

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... in camouflage stands next to him. "If you don't do anything, I'm finished. I'm dead. They will kill me. Three days. You have had 20 days, and you've done nothing. " He does ... after being held for seven months, according to The New York Times. Schrier told the newspaper he escaped through an opening in his cell wall, which he reached by standing on Curtis' back. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580526/american-journalist-held-syria-freed-qatar-exerts-influence-militants
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Outrage over image of Australian boy with Syrian soldier’s severed head

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:02pm by AP

    ... posing with three boys. Security agencies believe they are his children. All are holding guns and stand in front of the flag of the Islamic State militants that have seized swathes of territory ... "I stand very far from that concept- this is an act of a lunatic," he told the ABC. Abbott, meanwhile, said Australia was ready to participate in American airdrops to civilians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571610/outrage-over-image-australian-boy-syrian-soldiers-severed-head
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Deadly explosion rocks Turkey-Syria border crossing

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:24am by AP

    ... children. The Local Coordination Committees, another activist group, said a car bomb at the border crossing killed and wounded "many" people. In Turkey, a government official said 48 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1513123/deadly-explosion-rocks-turkey-syria-border-crossing
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Bashar al-Assad sees no reason not to stand again for the Syrian presidency

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... on what he termed his "war against terrorism". "I see no reason why I shouldn't stand," he said of presidential elections in June. If there is "public opinion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1409850/bashar-al-assad-sees-no-reason-not-stand-again-syrian-presidency
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria announces presidential election as air strikes kill dozens in Aleppo

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 07:44pm by Reuters

    ... is due by July, though the international powers that back Assad’s opponents have described plans to hold it as a “parody of democracy”. Assad has not said whether he will stand in the election, but his allies in Russia and in Lebanon’s Shi’ite movement Hezbollah have predicted he will stand and win. Announcing the election on state television, parliamentary speaker Mohamed Jihad al-Laham ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1493686/syria-announces-presidential-election-air-strikes-kill-dozens-aleppo
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Mediator Lakhdar Brahimi apologises for lack of progress in Syria talks

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... of Homs had raised hopes that had not been satisfied at the Geneva talks, involving opposition groups and representatives of President Bashar al-Assad. The head of the International Committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1428715/mediator-lakhdar-brahimi-apologises-lack-progress-syria-talks
  9. 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
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    'Ice is breaking' in Syria talks, says UN mediator

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 10:50am by Agence France-Presse

    ... of supplies. UN bodies and the International Committee of the Red Cross have said they are on standby with aid but are waiting for approval to move in. Syrian government forces meanwhile dropped barrel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1417331/ice-breaking-syria-talks-says-un-mediator

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