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New Syria envoy calls for UN council unity
UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says he hopes to avoid pitfalls encountered by Kofi Annan, who quit in frustration.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 13:14 GMT
New Syria envoy voices hope for diplomacy
UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says the international community cannot afford to turn its back on Syria.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 10:28 GMT
Senior Syrian official defects over crackdown
Defence ministry official denounces government claims that ongoing violence is caused by terrorists as "all lies".
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 11:01 GMT
World powers open Syria crisis talks
Closed-door talks begin in Geneva amid deep divisions between West and Russia over plan to end bloodshed in Syria.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 15:00 GMT
World powers struggle on Syria plan
Transition prospects uncertain after Russia insists President Bashar al-Assad be allowed to retain power in some form.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 08:28 GMT
Annan warns of 'all-out' war in Syria
Peace envoy tells meeting of Arab League members that the conflict is taking sectarian dimension, amid renewed violence.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2012 06:57 GMT
Syria 'in contravention' of peace plan
UN chief voices "grave alarm" after reports of shelling of populated areas amid demands for Security Council meeting.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2012 13:31 GMT
Syrian troops 'kill dozens' in Hama
Activists say government forces attacked two neighbourhoods with machine guns, killing 28 people.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 13:51 GMT
Arab League begins key Baghdad summit
Water shortages and regional economy top the agenda at 21-nation bloc's first meeting since the Arab Spring uprisings.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2012 09:23 GMT
Syrian forces launch ground assault on Homs
Heavy fighting reported in key city as Western powers call for UN Security Council action authorising humanitarian aid.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 15:21 GMT
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