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Why I defected as Syria's ambassador to Iraq
Nawaf al-Fares explains why he resigned as both Syria's ambassador to Iraq and as a member of the ruling Baath Party.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2012 12:25 GMT
Syria defections raise pressure on Assad
Ex-envoy to Iraq urges other officials to leave regime, as Western powers submit 10-day deadline to implement peace plan
Last updated: 12 Jul 2012 22:22 GMT
Annan urges UN to 'reunite' on Syria plan
Annan pushes for "consequences" for Syria if it does not follow through with UN calls for ceasefire.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2012 20:49 GMT
Iraqi PM eyes improved Syria ties
Amid continued domestic political deadlock, Maliki seeks to turn the page in relations with visit to Damascus.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2010 16:00 GMT
Syria appoints ambassador to Iraq
Damascus names envoy to Baghdad after nearly 30 years amid improving ties.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2008 21:52 GMT
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