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Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg charged with terror offences – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukA former Guantanamo Bay detainee who received an estimated £1 million compensation from the government has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences. Moazzam Begg is charged with providing instruction and training for terrorism and funding …Ex-Gitmo inmate faces Syrian terror charges in UKBusinessweekEx-Guantanamo detainee charged over Syria in UKThe HinduMoazzam Begg remanded in custodyBBC […]

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Israel’s new game plan with Hezbollah and Syria – Al-Arabiya

Israel’s new game plan with Hezbollah and SyriaAl-ArabiyaUnder late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, and for 29 years, Israel did not once directly strike Syria outside the Arab-Israeli war of 1973. This dynamic is quickly changing today, as the internal conflict spreads inside Syria, and Israel repeatedly violates the … and more …read more Source: World […]

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Kerry: Russia Enabling Syria’s Pursuit of Military Path – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Syrian government is trying to win a military victory over the opposition, and that Russia is enabling President Bashar al-Assad on that path. Speaking Monday in Jakarta, Kerry said Syria’s strategy is evident in its …Kerry appeals for political solution in SyriaXinhuaSyrian Opposition Appoints New […]

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Kerry Criticizes Russia for Enabling Syrian Regime – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalJAKARTA—U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia on Monday of enabling the Syrian regime’s stepped-up military campaign by providing President Bashar al-Assad with more arms, undercutting efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the conflict.Kerry accuses Assad of stonewalling in peace talksFox NewsUS accuses Assad regime of stonewalling in Syria peace talksWashington […]

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Britain, France Blame Assad For Geneva Failure – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyBritain and France have blamed the Syrian government for the failure of the internationally backed Geneva peace conference, after a second round of talks ended on February 15 with a final session that lasted only 27 minutes. France’s Foreign Minister …Syria says US created ‘negative climate’ in GenevaHouston ChronicleSyria says US created “negative climate” in […]

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Little progress made as Syria peace talks close in Switzerland – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — As a second round of peace talks ended Saturday with little progress in ending Syria’s civil war, U.S. President Barack Obama and Jordan’s King Abdullah spoke about Syria’s distressing humanitarian crisis during an earlier meeting in California.UN mediator apologizes to Syrians for lack of peace progressTimes of IndiaBoth sides at a deadlock […]

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Lebanon’s PM forms ‘unity cabinet’ – Irish Independent

Irish IndependentLebanon’s prime minister has formed a cabinet more than 10 months after taking office, taking in a wide range of political groups after bridging serious divisions among them, mostly over Syria’s civil war.Lebanon gets new government after 10-month deadlockBangkok PostLebanese new PM confident to meet constitutional deadlinesXinhuaLebanon Forms Government After 10-Month DeadlockVoice of AmericaDaily […]

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Lebanon gets new government after 10-month deadlock – Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostLebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam on Saturday unveiled a compromise government, capping 10 months of political wrangling during which the war in neighbouring Syria exacerbated sectarian tensions. Lebanese President Michel Sleiman (Front C), …New Lebanon cabinetGulf Daily NewsLebanon Forms Government After 10-Month DeadlockVoice of AmericaLebanon government formed after 10-month stalemateDaily TimesNew York Times –Reutersall […]

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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. Tammam Salam’s 24-member national …Lebanon gets new government after 10-month deadlockNew Straits TimesLebanon Forms Government After 10-Month DeadlockVoice of AmericaLebanon […]

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Syria talks end on a note of uncertainty, US frustration with Russia – Washington Post

Washington PostU.N.-sponsored peace talks for Syria ended at an impasse Saturday over the future of President Bashar al-Assad, as the Obama administration lashed out in frustration at Russia, accusing it of prolonging the conflict. “They can’t have it both ways,” a senior …Syrian Peace Talks in LimboVoice of AmericaSyria talks: UK and France blame government […]

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Syria talks: UK and France blame government for collapse – BBC News

BBC NewsThe UK and France have blamed the Syrian government for the collapse of peace talks with the opposition in Geneva. “The responsibility for it lies squarely with the Assad regime,” UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said. His French counterpart, Laurent …McCain: Syria peace talks nearing dead end, calls for change ‘on the ground’Fox NewsUN […]

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Syria Peace Talks Break Off, No New Date Set – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalGENEVA—Peace talks between Syria’s government and opposition were left in limbo on Saturday after a top United Nations mediator declined to set a date for the next round of negotiations, citing his frustration with the regime of Syrian President Bashar …Brahimi: UN peace talks ‘not good for Syria’BBC NewsSyria Geneva talks adjourn with […]

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After Second Round of Syria Talks, No Agreement Even on How to Negotiate – New York Times

New York TimesGENEVA — The United Nations mediator for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, wrapped up the second round of peace talks here on Saturday without breaking a longstanding deadlock or setting a date for a third round, and urged the parties to think seriously about …Brahimi: UN peace talks ‘not good for Syria’BBC NewsSyria peace talks […]

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Syrian Peace Talks End Without Agreement on Date of Next Round – Businessweek

BusinessweekSyrian government and opposition representatives ended a second round of peace talks without agreeing on a date for the next meeting, United Nations mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said. Negotiations ended after the President Bashar al-Assad’s regime refused …Syria talks end on a note of uncertaintyWashington PostSyrian Peace Talks in LimboVoice of AmericaSyria talks: Mediator apologises for […]

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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 a last-ditch effort to …Syria crisis: Last UN try to break Geneva deadlockBBC NewsDelegations of Syrian warring sides admit no […]

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Syria crisis: Last UN try to break Geneva deadlock – BBC News

BBC NewsThe UN special envoy for Syria will try to break the stalemate between the Syrian government and the opposition at a final session of talks in Geneva. Lakhdar Brahimi will mediate a last face-to-face meeting with both sides on Saturday morning. Negotiations …Syrian Peace Talks Hit ‘Dead End’RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertySyrian peace talks in Geneva deadlockLos Angeles […]

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Six hundred Syrians flee besieged Old Homs in aid convoy – Reuters

ReutersBEIRUT (Reuters) – Six hundred people left the besieged ruins of rebel-held central Homs on Sunday, escaping more than a year of hunger and deprivation caused by one of the most protracted blockades of Syria’s devastating conflict. The evacuees, mainly …Governor says 600 Evacuated from Syria’s Embattled HomsVoice of AmericaAid Workers Under Fire Again In […]

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Syria aid convoy bound for Homs comes under attack – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTARTUS, Syria — In a setback for a United Nations-brokered aid effort, a convoy carrying humanitarian assistance to civilians trapped in the center of the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday was met with gunfire and shelling, breaking a cease-fire. The Syrian Arab …Cease-Fire in Syrian City Falters, Aid HaltedABC NewsMortar fire breaches […]

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Syrian Bombs in Rebel-Held Aleppo Kill at Least 15 – ABC News

ABC NewsSyrian activists say government military aircraft dropped barrels bombs on a rebel-held area in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 15. The activist collectives, the Local Coordination Committees and the Aleppo Media Center, reported the Saturday …Syria evacuation of Homs continueseuronewsUN aid on its way to Syria’s HomsSky News AustraliaSyrian forces attack […]

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Al Qaeda fighters in Syria kill rival rebel leader – Fox News

Fox NewsBEIRUT – Al Qaeda fighters killed the leader of a rival Islamic brigade in a twin car bombing near Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, an attack likely to further exacerbate rebel infighting even as government forces continued their intense shelling of opposition-held …Syria barrel bombs ‘kill dozens of civilians’ in AleppoBBC NewsSyrian forces kill […]

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US denies it sought direct negotiations with Syria in Geneva – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Washington denied claims by Syria’s foreign minister on Saturday that American diplomats had sought to negotiate directly with their Syrian counterparts at last week’s ‘Geneva 2’ peace conference in Switzerland.Syria talks end first round, government not committed to returnReuters UKSyria peace talks end with little headway but some hopeSydney Morning HeraldSyria crisis: […]

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Bombs Strike Syria’s Aleppo a Day After Peace Talks End – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaLocal sources in Syria and rights groups say Syrian military helicopters have dropped bombs on rebel-held areas in the northern city of Aleppo. Amateur video posted online purporting to show the bombed area showed people sifting through charred rubble …US denies it sought direct negotiations with Syria in GenevaReutersWashington denies pressing for direct […]