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New Kerala
IS loses Syrian border areas with TurkeyDamascus, Feb 6 : The Islamic State (IS) terror group has lost over two-thirds
IS loses Syrian border areas with Turkey
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Damascus, Feb 6 : The Islamic State (IS) terror group has lost over two-thirds of the border towns under its control on the Syrian-Turkish borderline, media reported on Saturday. The IS presence has started to shrink since the beginning of 2015 as... Read more
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DW
Kerry calls on Russia to stop Syria bombing, implement ceasefire |Following his European trip aimed at resolving the Syrian conflict, Secretary o
Kerry calls on Russia to stop Syria bombing, implement ceasefire |
DW / Posted yesterday
Following his European trip aimed at resolving the Syrian conflict, Secretary of State Kerry said in Washington that Russia's bombing campaign was killing women and children in large numbers. It "has to stop," he said during a joint news conference... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBy KARIN LAUB Associated Press Published: February 5, 2016 9:00 AM BEIRUT (AP)
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 2 days ago
By KARIN LAUB Associated Press Published: February 5, 2016 9:00 AM BEIRUT (AP) -- The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
NYC police say drone hits Empire State BuildingOfficial: Massive LA-area gas leak could be capped in a weekOfficial: Massive L
NYC police say drone hits Empire State Building
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
Official: Massive LA-area gas leak could be capped in a weekOfficial: Massive LA-area gas leak could be capped in a week A state official has outlined a plan to cap the massive Los Angeles-area gas leak by the end of next week. A California... Read more
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The Hindu
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageThe Syrian government offensive comes at a time when hopes for a peace deal are
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The Syrian government offensive comes at a time when hopes for a peace deal are increasingly dim, amid signs of possible further foreign military intervention. The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Snow sculptors from across the nation compete in Wisconsin Fifteen teams of snow sculptors from 11 states have gathered in Wisconsin to
Snow sculptors from across the nation compete in Wisconsin
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
Fifteen teams of snow sculptors from 11 states have gathered in Wisconsin to compete for the best in the nation. Fifteen teams of... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Snow sculptors from across the nation compete in Wisconsin Fifteen teams of snow sculptors from 11 states have gathered in Wisconsin to
Snow sculptors from across the nation compete in Wisconsin
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
Fifteen teams of snow sculptors from 11 states have gathered in Wisconsin to compete for the best in the nation.More >> Fifteen... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another villageBEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstr
Syrian troops push ahead in offensive, take another village
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian military and allied fighters, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Friday pushed ahead with a major offensive in the north of the country, capturing another village and moving a step closer to encircling contested Aleppo, Syria's... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama administration pressures Russia to stop Syria bombing campaignThe Obama administration escalated its demand that Russia halt its bombing camp
Obama administration pressures Russia to stop Syria bombing campaign
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Obama administration escalated its demand that Russia halt its bombing campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday, a day after a major multinational push to hold peace talks aimed at ending Syria’s 5-year-old civil war... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Assad forces gain ground in AleppoSyrian government forces enter two besieged towns northwest of Aleppo. An air o
Assad forces gain ground in Aleppo
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
Syrian government forces enter two besieged towns northwest of Aleppo. An air of welcome and celebration as the Syrian military advances in two Shi'ite towns loyal to Damascus. The army as well as allied militia, backed by Russian air strikes, broke... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Defense Ministry Confirms Russian Military Advisor Killed in SyriaRussia's Defense Ministry on Wednesday confirmed that one of its military advis
Defense Ministry Confirms Russian Military Advisor Killed in Syria
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Russia's Defense Ministry on Wednesday confirmed that one of its military advisors in Syria had been killed by mortar fire, the Interfax news agency reported, although Turkish media cited unidentified sources in the Syrian opposition as saying... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin vs. Erdogan � This Time It's PersonalOn Feb. 2, Turkish President Recep Erdogan urgently sought an audience with his
Putin vs. Erdogan � This Time It's Personal
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
On Feb. 2, Turkish President Recep Erdogan urgently sought an audience with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. The Turkish ambassador in Moscow relayed the message, but has, it seems, yet to receive a response. It was the second time Erdogan... Read more
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EuroNews
Syrian opposition HNC pulls out of Geneva peace talksThe list of attendees at the United Nations-brokered peace talks on Syria has y
Syrian opposition HNC pulls out of Geneva peace talks
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
The list of attendees at the United Nations-brokered peace talks on Syria has yet to be set in stone. On Tuesday, February 2, the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) Syrian opposition group decided not to meet with UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin vs. Erdogan: Round 2On Feb. 2, Turkish President Recep Erdogan urgently sought an audience with his
Putin vs. Erdogan: Round 2
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
On Feb. 2, Turkish President Recep Erdogan urgently sought an audience with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. The Turkish ambassador in Moscow relayed the message, but has, it seems, yet to receive a response. It was the second time Erdogan... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Golan Heights Farmers Turn Syrian Bunker Into Wine CellarEin Nashut is a small winery in the Golan Heights. Photo Credit: Duby Hadar / T
Golan Heights Farmers Turn Syrian Bunker Into Wine Cellar
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
Ein Nashut is a small winery in the Golan Heights. Photo Credit: Duby Hadar / TPS by Michael Zeff In the small Golan Heights community of Kidmat Tzvi, Tami and Babi Kabalo have figuratively beaten their swords into plowshares by converting a... Read more
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Zawya
UN adjourns Syria talks, asks big powers for helpTranscript After days of UN-mediated talks to end the war in Syria, envoy Staf
UN adjourns Syria talks, asks big powers for help
Zawya / Posted 3 days ago
Transcript After days of UN-mediated talks to end the war in Syria, envoy Staffan de Mistura has called for a temporary pause. (SOUNDBITE) (English) UN ENVOY, STAFFAN DE MISTURA, SAYING: "This is... Read more
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Rappler
Syria peace talks suspendedTALKS SUSPENDED. Staffan de Mistura (C), UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-Gene
Syria peace talks suspended
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
TALKS SUSPENDED. Staffan de Mistura (C), UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, speaks to the press before a round of negotiation between the Syrian government and the opposition, outside President Wilson hotel in Geneva, Switzerland,... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Syrian talks suspended as regime, Russia hit rebels hard Published: 4 February 2016 7:34 AM Since the conflict began in March 2011, m
Syrian talks suspended as regime, Russia hit rebels hard
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 4 February 2016 7:34 AM Since the conflict began in March 2011, more than half of Syria's population have fled their homes, many of them heading to Europe. The UN said last month... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Russian Ground Soldier Killed in SyriaMOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Defense Ministry says a Russian military adviser has be
Russian Ground Soldier Killed in Syria
News 10 WILX / Posted 4 days ago
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Defense Ministry says a Russian military adviser has been killed by mortar fire in Syria. The ministry said in a statement that the officer was fatally wounded Monday by mortar shelling from the Islamic State group.... Read more
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ABC News
Russian Military Officer Killed in SyriaThe ministry said the officer was fatally wounded Monday by mortar shelling fro
Russian Military Officer Killed in Syria
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
The ministry said the officer was fatally wounded Monday by mortar shelling from the Islamic State group. Its statement, carried by Russian news agencies, said the officer was helping train the Syrian military in using Russian weapons. It said the... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Obama sits in back seat of Russia’s “shock and awe” drive in SyriaSU-35 Russian warplane for ground targets deployed this week in Syria Russia is
Obama sits in back seat of Russia’s “shock and awe” drive in Syria
DEBKAfile / Posted 4 days ago
SU-35 Russian warplane for ground targets deployed this week in Syria Russia is determined to bomb Syrian rebels into submission by a massive aerial campaign, comparable to the American 2003 “shock and awe” offensive over Baghdad. Only this time, it... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syrian army encircles Aleppo as ceasefire talks fadeA Syrian military offensive backed by heavy Russian air strikes threatened to c
Syrian army encircles Aleppo as ceasefire talks fade
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
A Syrian military offensive backed by heavy Russian air strikes threatened to cut critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo, as peace talks in Switzerland appeared to be in jeopardy on Wednesday. The government attack north of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Syrian army threatens AleppoBEIRUT/AMMAN/GENEVA - A Syrian military offensive backed by heavy Russian air s
Syrian army threatens Aleppo
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
BEIRUT/AMMAN/GENEVA - A Syrian military offensive backed by heavy Russian air strikes threatened to cut critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, while the warring sides said peace talks had not started despite a UN... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Threat to encircle Aleppo as talks falterA Syrian military offensive backed by heavy Russian air strikes threatened to c
Threat to encircle Aleppo as talks falter
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
A Syrian military offensive backed by heavy Russian air strikes threatened to cut critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, while the warring sides said peace talks had not started despite a United Nations statement... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Syria peace talks falterA Syrian military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into the
Syria peace talks falter
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
A Syrian military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo with the government echoing its opponents by contradicting the assertion of a UN envoy that peace talks had begun. UN envoy Staffan De Mistura... Read more
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News.com.au
Syria peace talks falterA SYRIAN military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into the
Syria peace talks falter
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
A SYRIAN military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo with the government echoing its opponents by contradicting the assertion of a UN envoy that peace talks had begun. UN envoy Staffan De Mistura... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syrian army threatens to encircle Aleppo as talks falterBy Tom Perry, Suleiman Al-Khalidi and John Irish BEIRUT/AMMAN/GENEVA (Reuters)
Syrian army threatens to encircle Aleppo as talks falter
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
By Tom Perry, Suleiman Al-Khalidi and John Irish BEIRUT/AMMAN/GENEVA (Reuters) - A Syrian military offensive backed by heavy Russian air strikes threatened to cut critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday while the... Read more
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News.com.au
Syria peace talks falter A Syrian military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into t
Syria peace talks falter
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
A Syrian military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo with the government echoing its opponents by contradicting the assertion of a UN envoy that peace talks had begun. UN... Read more
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Perth Now
Syria peace talks falter A Syrian military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into t
Syria peace talks falter
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
A Syrian military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo with the government echoing its opponents by contradicting the assertion of a UN envoy that peace talks had begun. UN... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Syria peace talks falter A Syrian military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into t
Syria peace talks falter
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
A Syrian military offensive has threatened critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo with the government echoing its opponents by contradicting the assertion of a UN envoy that peace talks had begun. UN... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syria peace talks falter as army presses AleppoBy Tom Perry, Suleiman Al-Khalidi and John Irish BEIRUT/AMMAN/GENEVA (Reuters)
Syria peace talks falter as army presses Aleppo
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
By Tom Perry, Suleiman Al-Khalidi and John Irish BEIRUT/AMMAN/GENEVA (Reuters) - A Syrian military offensive threatened critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday and Damascus echoed its opponents in contradicting a U.N.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Skiing on the edge of Syria's warMOUNT HERMON - The snowy ridge of Mount Hermon separates two worlds. In one, Sy
Skiing on the edge of Syria's war
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
MOUNT HERMON - The snowy ridge of Mount Hermon separates two worlds. In one, Syria's war rages. In the other, Israeli tourists slalom down ski slopes or drink mulled wine to the sound of techno music. Israeli soldiers of the alpine unit carry their... Read more
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Christian Today
Syrian opposition to go to Geneva as peace talks openSyrian Ambassador to the UN Bashar al Jaafari (R) and Syrian ambassador Houssam
Syrian opposition to go to Geneva as peace talks open
Christian Today / Posted 8 days ago
Syrian Ambassador to the UN Bashar al Jaafari (R) and Syrian ambassador Houssam-Eddin Ala (L) attend the opening of the Syrian Peace talks at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Syria's main opposition group agreed to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syrian opposition to go to Geneva as peace talks openBy Tom Miles and Tom Perry GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's main opposition g
Syrian opposition to go to Geneva as peace talks open
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
By Tom Miles and Tom Perry GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's main opposition group agreed to travel to Geneva, where the United Nations on Friday opened peace talks to end the country's five-year-old war, but said it wanted to discuss humanitarian... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. launches Syria peace talks as opposition ends boycottBy Tom Miles and Tom Perry GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The main Syrian oppositio
U.N. launches Syria peace talks as opposition ends boycott
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
By Tom Miles and Tom Perry GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The main Syrian opposition grouping agreed to attend United Nations-sponsored peace talks which began in Geneva on Friday, reversing a boycott that had threatened to wreck the first attempt to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Russia urges for including Kurds in Syria talksMOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Tuesday argued strongly against Turkey's demand to keep
Russia urges for including Kurds in Syria talks
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Tuesday argued strongly against Turkey's demand to keep a leading Kurdish group out of Syrian peace talks, and said it expects the U.N. envoy to resist "blackmail" by Turkey and others, reflecting sharp differences that remain... Read more
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Air Force Times
Russia urges for including Kurds in Syria talksMOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday argued strongly against Turkey's demand to keep a le
Russia urges for including Kurds in Syria talks
Air Force Times / Posted 12 days ago
MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday argued strongly against Turkey's demand to keep a leading Kurdish group out of Syrian peace talks, and said it expects the U.N. envoy to resist "blackmail" by Turkey and others, reflecting sharp differences that remain... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Russia urges for including Kurds in Syria talksMOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday argued strongly against Turkey's demand to keep
Russia urges for including Kurds in Syria talks
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Tuesday argued strongly against Turkey's demand to keep a leading Kurdish group out of Syrian peace talks, and said it expects the U.N. envoy to resist "blackmail" by Turkey and others, reflecting sharp differences that remain... Read more
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Christian Today
UN launches Syria peace talks, opposition threatens boycottResidents inspect a site hit by what they said were airstrikes carried out by t
UN launches Syria peace talks, opposition threatens boycott
Christian Today / Posted 12 days ago
Residents inspect a site hit by what they said were airstrikes carried out by the Russian air force in the town of Turmanin, in Idlib Governorate near the Syrian-Turkish border, January 25, 2016. The United Nations said on Monday it would issue... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. seeks Syrian peace talks this week, opposition threatens boycottBy Lisa Barrington and Tom Miles BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations
U.N. seeks Syrian peace talks this week, opposition threatens boycott
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
By Lisa Barrington and Tom Miles BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Monday it would issue invitations for marathon Syrian peace talks to begin this week, but opposition groups signalled they would stay away unless the government... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Syria peace talks stalled over who represents oppositionBEIRUT/VIENTIANE: Syrian peace talks meant to begin this week were stalled on M
Syria peace talks stalled over who represents opposition
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
BEIRUT/VIENTIANE: Syrian peace talks meant to begin this week were stalled on Monday partly over the question of who would represent the opponents of President Bashar al-Assad. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he expected clarity within a day... Read more
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Swissinfo
Syria peace talks stalled over who represents oppositionBy Lisa Barrington and David Brunnstrom BEIRUT/VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Syrian pe
Syria peace talks stalled over who represents opposition
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
By Lisa Barrington and David Brunnstrom BEIRUT/VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Syrian peace talks meant to begin this week were stalled on Monday partly over the question of who would represent the opponents of President Bashar al-Assad. U.S. Secretary of... Read more
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