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Opposition fail to get Syria Arab League seat
SNC unable to convince body to hand it Syria's seat but will attend ministerial meetings on an "exceptional basis".
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 00:20 GMT
Jarba: Empty Syria seat strengthens Assad
Head of Syrian National Coalition criticises lack of opposition representation at Arab League summit.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 11:57 GMT
Syria rivals declare impasse in peace talks
Government and opposition delegates say negotiations are deadlocked, as Russia and US trade blame for talks' failure.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2014 03:07 GMT
Russia backs Syria on chemical weapons plan
Moscow says Damascus acting in good faith, in response to US statement that the plan to eliminate stockpile had stalled.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2014 15:28 GMT
US accuses Syria of stalling on chemical plan
Pace of removal has "languished", ambassador says, with only four percent of chemical stockpile handed over.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2014 13:54 GMT
Power transfer back on table in Syria talks
Opposition cites "positive step forward" as government delegation says it is ready to discuss political transition.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 18:01 GMT
Syria opposition issues ultimatum over talks
Western-backed coalition sets deadline for withdrawal of Iran's invitation, throwing Geneva II into doubt.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2014 19:29 GMT
Syria talks in disarray over Iran invitation
Main opposition bloc threatens to boycott upcoming peace conference after Tehran was invited to participate.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2014 14:17 GMT
Assad: Syria capable of confronting attack
Syrian president says regime is fighting "terrorism" and will not be stopped by foreign aggression.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2013 04:48 GMT
Obama delays military action against Syria
President insists US should launch limited strike to "deter" Assad, but says he will seek approval of Congress.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 13:36 GMT
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