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Syrian opposition agrees to send united delegation to Geneva talks

Nov 24, 2017 - 10:05 AM

'We have agreed with the two other (opposition) branches to send a united delegation to participate in the direct negotiations in Geneva,' says Bassma Kodmani, a member of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiations Committee

OPPOSITION. In this file photo, Bassma Kodmani of the delegation of Syria's High Negotiations Committee (HNC) arrives to take part in a round of negotiations between the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) and the UN at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva on March 23, 2016. File photo by Martial Trezzini/AFP

Syria rebels reject Russia help against IS, new elections

Oct 24, 2015 - 9:51 PM

Claiming it only targets the Islamic State group and other terrorists Moscow began an aerial campaign in Syria on September 30

AIR STRIKES. A video grab made on October 15, 2015, shows an image taken from a footage made available on the Russian Defense Ministry's official website, purporting to show an explosion after airstrikes carried out by Russian air force on what Russia says was an Islamic State facility in the Syrian province of Idlib.

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

Aquino expects release of peacekeepers

Mar 07, 2013 - 12:47 PM

The text to me was by tomorrow they expect all of these 21 to be released says President Aquino