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Syria Observers

France: U.N. Monitor Mission In Syria To End

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council will not renew the mandate of a U.N. observer mission in Syria, which is due to expire ...

Security Council Extends U.N. Monitor Mission In Syria

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday renewing the 300-strong U.N. observer force in Syria for 30 ...

U.N. Observers: 'We Are Not Going Anywhere'

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian rebels clashed with soldiers for hours overnight in a northwestern province and inflicted heavy casualties on government forces,...

Spike In Violence Derails Monitor Mission, Head Of U.N. Observers Says

AP | BASSEM MROUE and DIAA HADID | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The head of the U.N. observers in Syria said Friday a spike in bloodshed is derailing the mission to monitor and defuse more than a yea...

Syria Observers: 13 Bodies Found With Hands Tied

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | World

By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, May 30 (Reuters) - U.N. observers said on Wednesday 13 bodies had been discovered bound and shot in eastern...

UN Observers Head For Hotspot In Syria's South

AP | By BASSEM MROUE | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- The U.N. says international monitors have moved into another hot spot in Syria to try to stop violence. The monitoring team's spokesman, ...

UN Authorizes 300 Ceasefire Observers For Syria

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 06.21.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday expanding the number of U.N. cease-fire observers in Syria from...

Advance U.N. Observers Ready To Leave For Syria

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and PETER JAMES SPIELMANN | Posted 06.13.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Saturday on a resolution authorizing the deployment of the first wave of U.N. milita...

Syrian FM: Arab Countries Have Joined Conspiracy, Crackdown Will Continue

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

BEIRUT — With Arab pressure mounting to end 10 months of bloodshed, the Syrian regime vowed Tuesday to solve its own problems even if "half the ...

Monitor In Syria: 'The Mission Doesn't Serve Anything'

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

(Adds Clinton comments, death toll, Algerian minister) * Disillusioned Arab monitor says others have also quit * Arab Le...

Syrian Troops Open Fire On Protesters Despite Presence Of Monitors

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 02.27.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Arab League monitors gathered accounts about the Syrian government's crackdown on dissent in the central city of Homs Wednesday as fres...