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China hasn’t considered attending “Friends of Syria” meeting

China has not considered attending the second “Friends of Syria” meeting scheduled to convene in Istanbul, Turkey, in April under the current situation, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on Monday. “We think actions taken by the international community with regard … Continue reading

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Syria opposition to prepare for ‘Friends of Syria’ meeting

Various factions of the Syrian opposition will meet early next week in Istanbul to coordinate their requests for support prior to the second conference of “Friends of Syria” on 1 April, Ahram Online reported. “The goal is to prepare for the conference … Continue reading

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Syrian opposition seek to heal rift at Turkey meeting

Opponents of President Bashar al-Assad will try to overcome crippling feuds and plot a more coherent strategy at a meeting sought by Turkey early next week, opposition sources said on Wednesday.     However, the groups’ failure to on agree who should … Continue reading

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Russia dismisses comment on Assad asylum

MOSCOW — A Russian official Saturday dismissed a suggestion by Tunisian President Munsaf al-Marzuki that Russia grant asylum to Syrian President Bashar Assad. The unidentified official said Marzuki should offer proposals aimed at reaching a peaceful outcome in Syria, where … Continue reading

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William Hague urges more Syria sanctions

By: Geoff Meade Foreign Secretary William Hague today called for more sanctions against Syria in the wake of continuing “appalling” violence. He urged EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to extend current financial sanctions against members of the Assad regime … Continue reading

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Syria’s friends fail splintered opposition

By: Sami Moubayed Tunis meeting did not address demands for regime change and instead called for allowing aid to enter embattled areas. The Friends of Syria conference, which took place in Tunisia on February 24, was a disaster. Neither the … Continue reading

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Arming the Free Syrian Army

By: @farGar Despite the impressive numbers of Bashar al Assad’s security apparatus, the Syrian army is not all that powerful. Furthermore, Syrian security forces are now tired and demoralized. Thus, an important show of outside force would cause major cracks … Continue reading

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Pressures Keep Expanding on Syria

In fact, the more that domestic resistance and Arab-international interventions expand, the greater is the Syrian government’s military response; so the daily average death toll has inched up in recent months from 20-30 to 70-80 per day, insists Rami G. … Continue reading

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Turkey: All options against Syria on the table

Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, commenting on the international conference on Syria held in Tunis last week, has said the international community debated all possible courses of action for ending the ongoing violence in the neighboring country, including the possibility of … Continue reading

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Syria votes on new constitution referendum amid unrest

The Syrian government is holding a referendum on a new constitution as violence continues around the country, killing at least 20 people. The new constitution calls for a multi-party parliamentary election within three months. The opposition has boycotted the vote, … Continue reading

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