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…

Syria crisis: US hails opposition move to attend peace talks – BBC News

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry has welcomed a decision by Syria’s main political opposition group to attend next week’s peace talks in Switzerland. His praise for the Syrian…

John Kerry urges Syria opposition to attend talks – BBC News

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Syria’s opposition to join next week’s peace talks. The main political opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition, meets in Istanbul on…

Syria conflict: Opposition ‘risking US-UK support’ – BBC News

BBC NewsBritain and the US have warned they will rethink support for Syria’s main opposition group if it fails to join peace talks, a Syrian source has said. The official…