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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Renewed push at UN for Syria resolution followed by peace talks

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 10:58am by Reuters in United Nations

    ... Reuters in United Nations US President Obama called for larger diplomatic effort to end civil war US President Barack Obama appealed to the United Nations on Tuesday to back tough ... gas attack on August 21 that US officials say killed more than 1,400 people. In a bid to ensure Syria fulfills its promise, Obama’s challenge at the United Nations was to persuade world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317390/renewed-push-un-syria-resolution-followed-peace-talks
  2. SYRIA

    UN names envoy for Syria chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse in United Nations UN assistant secretary-general Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with chemical weapons watchdog The head of the United Nations on Sunday ... at the UN Development Program, has served since 2007 as the regional director for the Middle East and North Africa with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Amman. The mission she is set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1331498/un-names-envoy-syria-chemical-weapons
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Philippines seeks increased protection for UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times Philippines seeks increased protection for its troops in border zone as Syrian conflict worsens Manila may pull peacekeepers at risk in Golan The future of the United Nations peacekeeping force in the disputed Golan Heights was thrown into further doubt as the Philippines, which provides one-third of the force's soldiers, warned that it might withdraw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1266097/philippines-seeks-increased-protection-un-peacekeepers-golan-heights
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    UN says 3 peacekeepers abducted between Israel-Syria

    Posted May 17th 2013, 09:35am by Associated Press at the United Nations

    ... Associated Press at the United Nations Armed men broke into a UN outpost in a buffer zone separating Israel and Syria and abducted three UN military observers, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Thursday. Herve Ladsous said that the unarmed observers were held for about five hours and released unharmed on Wednesday morning. It was the third abduction of UN peacekeepers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1239598/un-says-3-peacekeepers-abducted-between-israel-syria
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria poses challenge for Obama's ambassador to UN, Samantha Power

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... of President Bashar al-Assad. For a fleeting moment this month, it seemed she had prevailed. Now Power, a former senior aide on the US National Security Council and a former war reporter born ... Diego and a former senior UN adviser on peacekeeping issues. "The stakes could not be higher." At the UN headquarters last week, Power, who turned 43 on Saturday, looked harried as she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1316256/syria-poses-challenge-obamas-ambassador-un-samantha-power
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN seeks fresh Golan troops after Austria pullout

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 10:44am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The UN force in the Golan Heights was thrown into disarray on Thursday after Austria withdrew its troops and two peacekeepers were injured ... according to diplomats. UN leaders held emergency talks to replace the 377 Austrian troops who make up more than a third of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1255377/un-seeks-fresh-golan-troops-after-austria-pullout
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria rebels on offensive as UN rights chief calls for action

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 02:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... by Britain’s Channel 4 television whether it would be difficult for the United Nations to intervene in a place like Syria, she said: “It’s an intergovernmental decision on what kind of action: ... of Shiite Islam. Kidnappings driven by a hunger for ransom but often tinged with sectarianism have multiplied in Syria during the revolt that the United Nations says has killed almost 70,000 people. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1152334/syria-rebels-offensive-un-rights-chief-calls-action
  8. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... with it to foment fighting between rival rebel units and present himself as a secular bulwark against al-Qaeda and jihadi fanaticism. "I know the rumours," Mekdad said. "But to those who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554181/assad-wests-ally-against-islamic-state-jihadists-says-syrian-minister
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN Security Council concerned Syria war spilling over into Golan

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 09:43am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Reuters at the United Nations The UN Security Council voiced concern on Wednesday about repeated violations of the ceasefire line between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and the danger to UN peacekeepers there due to the escalating Syrian civil war. The armed struggle between rebels and forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has posed increasing difficulties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1201647/un-security-council-concerned-syria-war-spilling-over-golan
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    United Nations Security Council endorses Syria chemical weapons resolution without dissent

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

    ... welcomes the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' decision and the United Nations Security Council's resolution on Syrian chemical weapons," Foreign Ministry ... on Thursday night by the five permanent members- Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States. It is aimed at coercing the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad to comply ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1319793/un-votes-eliminate-syrias-chemical-weapons

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