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UN: Syria government, opposition to begin drafting charter

October 18, 2021 12:12 pm

UN special envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen didn't say what was behind the agreement or offer details of what comes next. The drafting sessions formally begin Monday.

Assad eyes crushing win in controversial Syria vote

June 03, 2014 6:28 pm

There was no voting in the roughly 60 per cent of the country outside the control of Assad's government.

51 killed in Syrian airstrikes, sniper fire in Aleppo

February 13, 2014 6:07 pm

Due to Syrian airstrikes and heavy artillery in the city of Aleppo, 51 people including 13 rebels have lost their lives.

UN sets sights on fresh Syria talks from February 10

January 31, 2014 10:03 pm

The Syrian regime kept a combative tone as the talks with the opposition National Coalition drew to a close.

UN fails to break deadlock in Syria talks

January 29, 2014 12:39 pm

Talks interrupted after the regime railed against Washington instead of dealing with a transition of power.

Assad future blocks progress in Syria peace talks

January 28, 2014 1:49 pm

Despite the rancorous rhetoric outside the conference room, both Syrian government and opposition have said they won't withdraw from the talks.

Syrian people need new leadership,military no solution to violence: US

November 26, 2013 2:00 pm

Kerry said the international community will enter Geneva conference on Syria with eyes wide open.

Syria: Islamist rebels say seize crucial oilfield from Assad forces

November 23, 2013 3:13 pm

Loss of al-Omar oil field means the govt will have to almost fully depend on imported crude.

Thousands of Syrian refugees flood into Lebanon

November 17, 2013 8:54 pm

Lebanese officials estimate there are 1.4 million Syrians in the country,including 800,000 registered refugees.

Arab,Western powers say no future role for Assad

October 23, 2013 12:49 am

Defiant Assad is all set to run for re-election in 2014.