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World won't be fooled by Assad regime at talks: Kerry

Jan 17, 2014 - 11:57 PM

Accusing the Syrian president of funding and even ceding territory to extremists in order to fuel fears of militant groups Kerry said nobody is going to be fooled

WARNING. Accusing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of funding and even ceding territory to extremists in order to fuel fears of militant groups, US Secretary of State John Kerry said "nobody is going to be fooled." Photo by EPA/Luong Thai Linh

Syria opposition presses Kerry for US arms

Jul 26, 2013 - 7:29 AM

Syrian opposition leaders say that US commitment of military support needs to happen fast

POLITICAL SOLUTION. A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) allegedly shows bodies of rebel fighters after being ambushed by government forces in the industrial city of Adra outside Damascus. The UN says only a political solution can bring an end to the civil war, which killed over 100,000 people. AFP/HO/SANA

Syrian opposition takes seat at Arab summit

Mar 26, 2013 - 6:04 PM

Damascus slams the move but it stands as a major political gain for the opponents of Syrian President al Assad

The flags of the 22 arab countries flutter outside the hotel that will host the 24th summit of the Arab League on March 25, 2013 in the Qatari capital Doha. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB

UN ends Syria mission; attacks persist

Aug 17, 2012 - 6:00 AM

The UN has called an end to its observer mission in Syria while activists report more bloodletting

Syria: 'Mother of all battles' looms

Jul 27, 2012 - 7:33 AM

Pro regime media in Syria warn of a looming mother of all battles in Aleppo

US confirms defections of 2 more Syria envoys

Jul 26, 2012 - 8:28 AM

The US confirms the defections of 2 more Syrian diplomats

UN Security Council set to vote on Syria sanctions

Jul 19, 2012 - 8:07 AM

UN secretary general Ban Ki moon urged the Security Council to shoulder its responsibility toward Syria

Annan fears Syria will soon 'spiral out of control'

Jun 08, 2012 - 7:34 AM

UN Arab League envoy Kofi Annan fears the Syria crisis will spiral out of control as he renews calls for major powers to warn the Assad regime

Raging clashes ahead of Syria pullout deadline

Apr 10, 2012 - 7:35 AM

Clashes raged in Syria ahead of a UN deadline for the Assad regime to pull its troops out of protest areas