February 16, 2014
Ayman Reda and Bassem Yakhour are returning for the tenth season of their popular TV drama series “Buq’at Daw” (Spotlight).
A spokesman for the UN's Palestine refugee agency said Saturday that UNRWA has been unable to distribute aid in Yarmouk for the past week, leading to a potentially "life-threatening" situation for those trapped in the besieged camp.
Syria's government has added the Geneva talk's opposition delegates to a "terrorist list" and seized their assets.
February 15, 2014
U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi on Saturday apologized to the people of Syria after the first two rounds of the peace talks in Geneva have not achieved any progress.
Fighters remaining inside besieged Old Homs and human rights workers say they fear an imminent government military onslaught aimed at eliminating the rebel-stronghold after a U.N.-brokered cease-fire and evacuation deal conclude
The United States is considering further steps to put pressure on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria, President Barack Obama said on Friday.
February 14, 2014
A senior U.S. official said Friday that Russia is being urged to push the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to participate more actively in the Geneva talks aimed at ending the country’s civil war.
A new round of U.N.-brokered peace talks between Syria’s government and the opposition has made no progress, Faisal Mokdad, the country’s deputy foreign minister said Friday, according to Agence France-Presse.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused backers of the Syrian opposition on Friday of seeking “regime change” and said the creation of a transitional governing body must not be the sole focus of peace talks in Geneva, Reuters reported him as saying.
February 13, 2014
U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi held a trilateral meeting with U.S. and Russian diplomats in Geneva on Tuesday in hope of breathing new life into the stalled peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition.
Exclusive information obtained by Al Arabiya News Channel has revealed the identities of the top field commanders running the Islamist militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Russia proposed a rival U.N. resolution on the humanitarian crisis in Syria to key Security Council members on Wednesday after saying Moscow would veto a Western and Arab-backed measure threatening sanctions against Syria.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Wednesday that Syrians have been dying in greater number since the peace talks began in Geneva three weeks ago.
The United Nation's Palestine refugee agency UNRWA is "closely monitoring" reports that evacuations and the delivery of humanitarian aid to Damascus' Yarmouk refugee camp had resumed, after they were halted last week after clashes erupted.
Russia has been outspoken in its opposition to the draft resolution on Syria and is now threatening to veto.