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Syria’s rebels fight to capture main north-south highway in bid to create ‘safe zone’

BEIRUT, Lebanon  — Syrian rebels are battling to seize an army base close to the main north-south highway and say its capture would be a big step towards creating a “safe zone” allowing them to focus on Bashar al-Assad’s southern … Continue reading

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Syria diplomacy stalls over safe zone

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Any new push likely to remain on hold until the November 6 US presidential election. Turkey’s unsuccessful appeal for a humanitarian safe zone inside Syria offers the clearest sign yet that diplomacy to end the bloodshed in … Continue reading

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Turkey suggests need for UN safe haven in Syria

ISTANBUL, Turkey – The United Nations may need to create a “safe zone” within Syria to accommodate a growing number of refugees from the fighting there, Turkey’s foreign minister was quoted as saying on Monday. Turkey, already hosting nearly 70,000 Syrians fleeing … Continue reading

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The safe zone discussion in the Syrian issue

By: Hasan Kanbolat The issue of how to solve the Syrian crisis raises many questions. The strength of the resistance and uprising is fading away. Therefore, the actors that seek a regime change in Syria are discussing stronger and more … Continue reading

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