Posts Tagged: opposition

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UN puts evacuations from Syrian OLD city of Homs on hold

The United Nations on Friday halted the evacuation of civilians from the blockaded city of Homs until the fate of men detained from the rebel-held are...
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Syrians agree to extend cease-fire in Old City of Homs

Both sides in the Syrian conflict have agreed to extend a cease-fire in the Old City of Homs, but relief efforts to the besieged district will not imm...
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Strategic Thinking on Syria

By David Ignatius, Lebanon offers a lesson in how sectarian conflicts, like the one in Syria can be stabilized. This may sound paradoxical, given tha...
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Deadlock in Syria talks as West, Russia feud

A standoff between Russia and Western powers left their rival Syrian allies deadlocked in talks at Geneva on Thursday as fighting went on that has lef...
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‘Surge’ in fighting and death toll in Syria

Activists in Syria have reported a surge in fighting across the country, amid attempts to broker a peace deal in Geneva. SOHR, The Syrian Observatory ...
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Lebanon bracing for flood of Syrian refugees

Syrian warplanes pounded a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Wednesday, activists said, as opposition leaders in Geneva called on Russia to ...
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Talks on Syrian Conflict Resume in Geneva

As fighting raged unabated in Syria, government and opposition representatives met in Geneva on Monday for a second round of peace negotiations in hop...
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Opposition chief: Syrian regime not serious about peace

A tumultuous week of peace talks aimed at stemming Syria’s bloodbath ended Friday with no progress to show and a lingering standoff over President B...
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Syrian regime uncommitted to return to peace talks

A contentious week-long first round of Syrian peace talks ended on Friday with no progress towards ending the civil war and the government delegation ...
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Opposition officials gain credibility, as Syria talks end

The first round of peace negotiations intended to plot a path out of the Syrian civil war concluded in Geneva on Friday with little to show for the ef...