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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    United Nations Security Council endorses Syria chemical weapons resolution without dissent

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 09:15am by NYT

    ... we put aside politics for the common good, we are still capable of doing big things," he said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed that there were no automatic punitive ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

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

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... not specify any demands, only urging Western governments to make contact with the intermediary. Foley's captors had demanded €100 million (HK$1 billion) from his parents and political concessions ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad West’s ‘ally’ against Islamic State jihadists, says Syrian minister

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... countries" were now seeking security cooperation with Damascus, but "security matters could not be separated from the political cooperation". He rejected suggestions that Assad is in league ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Barack Obama seeks US$500 million from Congress to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:07pm by AFP

    ... are better uses for these 500 million dollars." The Americans "are moving things in their own direction; they keep the fire burning instead of doing something political", Russian ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... be extended to January's "Geneva 2" talks. "Until Iran publicly endorses the Geneva communiqué, and therefore makes clear that it supports the purpose of the Geneva 2 conference, it is hard to see how it can play a constructive role in finding a political solution to the conflict," a spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office said. British Foreign Secretary William Hague ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Key Syrian rebel groups abandon opposition political leaders

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Beirut Key rebel factions abandon political leaders and cast lot with al-Qaeda affiliate while more extreme faction is seen as pushing Islamist agenda Opposition ... publicly abandoned the opposition's political leaders, casting their lot with an affiliate of al-Qaeda. As support for the Western-backed leadership dwindled, a second, more extreme al-Qaeda ...

  7. News - China - SYRIA

    Syria at ‘critical moment’, China tells opposition chief

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:31am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... countries’ domestic affairs and strongly opposes foreign military action over Syria, regularly calling for a “political solution” to the crisis. China has previously hosted both opposition ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Don't go it alone in attack against Syria, China tells US

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP, AFP, Reuters

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Beijing opposes military action and says political resolution the only way to solve Syrian crisis China urges US not to strike alone China yesterday urged ... and believed any response must conform to the UN Charter and the basic principles underlying international relations. "China … holds the belief that a political resolution is the only realistic ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia backs Syria in condemning closure of embassies in US

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:56pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Moscow and Damascus accuse Washington of playing politics with diplomatic conventions Russia backs Syria in jab at closure of embassies in US Syria and its ally Russia ... "torpedoed the fundamental legal principle of consular work by involving honorary consulates in political matters". US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki rejected Syria's charge, ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia hands Syria chemical weapons plan to US

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 09:32am by AP and AFP

    ... to endorse military action in Syria. Polls showed that Americans, wary of another Middle East conflict, oppose the strikes. Lawmakers from both ends of the political spectrum declared they would vote ... Republicans in the House of Representatives, and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi have endorsed Obama’s request. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House, said, “It would be inimical ...




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