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Diplomat to replace Brahimi in Syria UN role
Swedish Italian Staffan de Mistura has been chosen to replace Lakhdar Brahimi as the international envoy for Syria.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 19:33 GMT
Iraq steps up offensive against rebels
Security forces try to reclaim ground lost to Sunni rebels led by ISIL, as a US carrier strike group heads to the Gulf.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 23:30 GMT
Mediating Syria: Mission nearly impossible
The future of war-torn Syria remains grim as UN envoy resigns and his successor faces 'almost impossible odds'.
Last updated: 23 May 2014 11:08 GMT
Obama meets Syria opposition leader Jarba
US president meets Syrian National Coalition leader in show of support for embattled foes of President Assad.
Last updated: 14 May 2014 13:06 GMT
Syria mediator Brahimi announces resignation
UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi to step down on May 31, largely out of frustration with Assad's plans to hold vote.
Last updated: 14 May 2014 03:40 GMT
Syria army advances in besieged Homs
Push by President Bashar al-Assad's troops in the central city comes as bomb explodes outside a mosque, killing 14.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2014 15:28 GMT
Homs civilians in danger as deal breaks down
UN special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi urges return to negotiating table to resume lifting of siege of Syrian city.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 06:31 GMT
War-torn Syria plans to hold elections
Despite widespread death, destruction and displacement, Assad government will hold presidential polls by July.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 10:38 GMT
Kuwait summit: Arab unity or disunity?
Behind customary public pronouncements, representatives from the 22-member League of Arab States clashed in private.
Joseph A Kechichian
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 18:36 GMT
Syria's conflict: No end in sight?
As another round of peace talks ends in deadlock, we discuss the reasons behind the military and political stalemate.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2014 08:41 GMT
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