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Syria Truce

The Terror Group That Could Ruin Syria's Ceasefire Isn't ISIS

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 02.29.2016 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we speak with Syria expert Joshua Lan...

Syria Fighting Mostly Stops As Truce Takes Effect

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 02.27.2016 | World

By Tom Perry and Mariam Karouny BEIRUT (Reuters) - Fighting mostly stopped across western and northern Syria on Saturday and Russia halted its air rai...

Syria's Temporary Ceasefire Deal Comes Into Effect

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 02.26.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Feb 27 (Reuters) - A cessation of hostilities in Syria came into effect at the agreed time of midnight on Saturday (2200 GMT Friday), under a ...

Intense Battles Rage In Syria Hours Before Truce

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 02.26.2016 | World

BEIRUT/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syria's government and rebel groups have agreed to join a plan to cease hostilities on Saturday, Russia said, while fighting...

Assad and Putin Will Likely Disregard the Syria Cease-Fire and Destroy the Opposition

Faysal Itani | Posted 02.15.2016 | World
Faysal Itani

Cease-fire deal or not, Russia and the Syrian regime have no reason to voluntarily jeopardize their recent gains. There is a critical clause in the deal that effectively gives the regime a free pass to continue the war: namely, the cease-fire will not apply to ISIS and the Nusra Front. Thus, Assad and Putin will target any opposition group they please, claiming the group is fighting alongside terrorists.

Syrian Gov't Proposes Truce In Aleppo

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2014 | World

MOSCOW/ISTANBUL, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The Syrian government, preparing for peace talks with rebels next week, handed the Russian co-sponsors of the co...

Syrian Al Qaeda Branch Calls For Truce

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The head of an al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria called on Tuesday for a ceasefire between opposition factions who have...