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UNSC unites on humanitarian aid to Syria – The Hindu

The HinduThe United Nations Security Council has passed a unanimous resolution on the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria — the decision flowing from a consensus that the government and the armed opposition would be…




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Kerry Visits UAE For Talks On Syria – NewsChannel5.com

Kerry Visits UAE For Talks On SyriaNewsChannel5.comU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, is ushered by Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa before a meeting at the Foreign Ministry office in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 17,…










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New Lebanon cabinet – Gulf Daily News

Gulf Daily NewsBEIRUT: Lebanon’s prime minister formed a cabinet more than 10 months after taking office yesterday, including a wide range of political groups after bridging serious divisions among them mostly over Syria’s civil war….









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Syria Peace Talks on Verge of Collapse – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.N.-brokered peace talks resume Saturday between Syria’s government and opposition delegations, with both sides far apart on any possible agreement. U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi meets with the two warring sides in Geneva in…













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Car bomb blast in Hezbollah town – BBC News

BBC NewsA car bomb has exploded in a Hezbollah stronghold near Lebanon’s northern border with Syria, killing at least four people, officials say. The blast happened near a petrol station in the eastern town of…













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Syrian foes set agenda at Geneva talks – CBC.ca

CBC.caSyria’s civil war foes held their first meeting in the same room in the presence of international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi on Saturday after a day’s delay and fierce recriminations. The talks in Geneva aimed to…



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Iran urges foreign fighters to leave Syria – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaIran wants all foreign fighters to leave Syria, according to the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif, speaking at an Al Arabiya panel held in cooperation with the World Economic Forum in…







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Iran’s Rouhani takes Davos spotlight – AFP

AFPDavos — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani takes centre stage at the Davos World Economic Forum Thursday, as he seeks to drum up investment for his sanctions-hit economy amid thawing relations with the West. Rouhani leads…




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Syria Conference Opens with Acrimony – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaMONTREUX, SWITZERLAND — The long-awaited second international conference on Syria opened with confrontational statements by the country’s government and opposition Wednesday, and their main international backers, Russia and the United States, …Kerry: ‘Assad…


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Little optimism ahead of Syrian peace talks – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAMMAN, Jordan—A peace conference aimed at a breakthrough in Syria that begins Wednesday in Switzerland is a study in low expectations, say Syrian rebels and the Syrian regime. “There is no benefit from Geneva…


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