European powers call for immediate ceasefire
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Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has endorsed a plan put forward by Syrian opposition groups for a political transition to end the war. About 100,000 Syrians have been displaced by fighting in recent days.
John Kerry has accused the so-called “Islamic State” (IS) of committing crimes against humanity. Specific minorities are being targeted by the hardline Islamist militants.
The opposition will go to Geneva Saturday to ‘discuss humanitarian issues in preparation for political negotiations’, says spokesperson
Kerry told journalists talks may be postponed until they reach an agreement on Syrian opposition
Abu Zeid confirmed Egypt’s effort to find solutions for the Syrian crisis
Several rebel groups will seek a common position from which to negotiate with the Syrian government
Egypt is hosting Syrian opposition for two days to reach political resolution in Syria
The state news agency blames it on a fault in optical fibre cables
Clashes erupted after a Kurdish demonstration demanding that all rebels not from the town leave
Russia has warned that providing the coalition with weapons would be a “gross violation” of international law
Muqdad also accused France of reviving “its colonialist past”.
The Observatory says more than 36,000 people have died since the uprising against Assad’s rule broke out in March 2011
The report aims to draw a map of post-revolution Syria
Morsy angers Syrian delegation in NAM summit as he describes the Syrian regime as oppressive and pledges support to the Syrian rebels.
After claiming to have overun three police stations in Aleppo this week, Syrian opposition forces are now saying they have turned captured tanks onto to Bashar Al-Assad’s forces
By Itamar Rabinovich TEL AVIV: Syria’s crisis is now a year old, with close to 10,000 people, mostly civilians, dead — and no end in sight. The country is at a stalemate: the opposition is unable to topple President Bashar Al-Assad’s regime, and Assad’s forces are unable to quash the resistance. Both sides are adamant: the …
By AFP DAMASCUS: Anti-regime protesters called on Friday for foreign military intervention in Syria, as UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan prepared to brief a divided UN Security Council on his peace efforts. Ahead of UN participation in a Syrian-led humanitarian mission to protest cities at the weekend, Annan was to give a videoconference briefing to …
By AFP ISTANBUL: The opposition Syrian National Council called on Monday for an “urgent” foreign military intervention in Syria after reports that 47 women and children were killed in a Homs “massacre.” “We request urgent Arab and international military intervention,” top SNC leader Georges Sabra told a news conference in Istanbul. Reading from a prepared …