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Syria Peace Talks

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...

Lebanon Prelate -- Saying 'Arab Spring' Never Was -- Eyes Syrian Peace Conference

Joop Koopman | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Joop Koopman

Syrian-born Archbishop John Darwish heads the Melkite Archdiocese of Furzol, Zahle and Bekaa in Lebanon. His jurisdiction straddles the western border of Syria and is currently home to 800 Syrian Christian refugee families.

Max J. Rosenthal

Syria Peace Talks Are Finally On, But Here's Why You Shouldn't Get Your Hopes Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 11.27.2013 | World

The major players in the nearly 3-year-old Syrian civil war have agreed to convene a peace conference in Geneva on Jan. 22. But it's still matter of d...

First Syria Peace Talks To Be Held At End Of January

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Syria's government and opposition will meet for the first time in an attempt to halt the nearly 3-year-old civil war that has killed m...

Syrian Opposition Group Refuses To Participate In Peace Talks: Russia

AP | By BASSEM MROUE and LAURA MILLS | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's main Western-backed opposition group has refused to participate in talks in Moscow with Syrian government organizations on res...

Syria Peace Talks POSTPONED

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

GENEVA (AP) — After a rocky day of talks, diplomats failed Tuesday to agree on a date to bring Syria's warring sides back to the negotiating table, ...

Damascus Remains Firm: Assad Will Stay

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi met U.S. and Russian officials on Tuesday to discuss convening lo...

Assad Meets With UN Envoy As Peace Talks Falter

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 30 (Reuters) - United Nations envoy Lakhdar Brahimi met President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday in the Syrian capital Damascus in an effo...

West Pushes Syrian Opposition To Attend Peace Talks

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Arshad Mohammed and Peter Griffiths LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Syria's opposition in exile resisted calls from Western and Arab cou...

Confusion Ove Long-Delayed Syria Conference

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- BEIRUT (AP) — Reflecting confusion in efforts to convene an international conference to end Syria's civil war, the Arab League chief annou...

Russia: Armed Syrian Rebels Could Join Peace Talks

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- "Reasonable" Syrian rebels could take part in prospective peace talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, Russia's foreign minister...

Leaders Make Renewed Push For Syria Resolution At UN

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

By Steve Holland and Asma Alsharif UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama appealed to the United Nations on T...

Russia Pushes Syria Peace Tals

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2013 | World

* Russia wants pressure on rebels to attend peace talks * Accuses Europeans of seeking to reinterpret chemical deal * Sa...

Don't Hold Your Breath

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, June 28 (Reuters) - How deep is the divide separating Russia and the United States on Syria? A p...

Russia: G-8 Syria Statement Won't Mention Assad Stepping Down

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland -- The G-8 summit's joint statement on ending the Syrian civil war will not mention whether Bashar Assad must step down ...

Russia Doubts 'Sincerity' Of America's Pursuit Of Peace In Syria

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Russia's Foreign Ministry says that Washington's openness to a no-fly zone over Syria has raised doubts about the sincerity of U.S. sup...

Syrian Opposition Rejects Peace Talks

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- Syria's main Western-backed opposition group said Thursday it will not participate in U.S.-Russian sponsored peace talks on Syria while mass...

Assad Regime To Take Part In Peace Conference

AP | Posted 05.24.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- The Syrian government has agreed to a conference on the country's future proposed by Russia and the United States, Russia's foreign ministr...

UN Chief: Hold Syria Peace Talks Soon

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

By Darya Korsunskaya SOCHI, Russia, May 17 (Reuters) - A proposed international conference on Syria should be held as soon as possible...

Analysis: Savagery Thwarts Any Hope Of Syrian Reconciliation

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2013 | World

By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, May 14 (Reuters) - Syrian soldiers slowly stab a man to death, puncturing his back dozens of times. A rebel c...

Russia, Arab League Offer To Broker Syria Peace Talks

AP | Posted 02.20.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia and the Arab League offered Wednesday to broker talks between the Syrian government and the opposition to end the country's two-year ...