Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:43
A truce that has allowed the evacuation of hundreds of civilians from besieged districts of Syria`s Homs was extended for three days but fresh peace talks in Switzerland bogged down on Tuesday in mutual recriminations.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 00:02
The UN aims to bring Syria`s warring sides back to the negotiating table from February 10, mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said on Friday, despite a regime vow not to give any ground.
Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 01:04
The Syrian government and the opposition delegations discussed the security situation in the country on the ground, the international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 12:23
The ice is slowly breaking in peace talks between Syria`s warring sides, UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said, warning though that no substantive results were expected during this round.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 05:23
Syria`s domestically-based opposition group National Coordination Body has said convening of the Geneva II peace conference represents a shift for Syria`s long-running conflict toward a political solution.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 02:57
The UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said that the Syrian talks would continue despite the fact that any breakthrough was yet to achieved.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 21:15
More than half of the 500 women and children trapped in the Syrian city of Homs refuse to be evacuated, saying they fear leaving male relatives behind, activists said Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 00:57
The Syrian regime has agreed to allow women and children to leave besieged rebel-held areas of the central city of Homs, UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said Sunday at peace talks in Geneva.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 15:42
Syria`s government and opposition finally met face-to-face on Saturday as difficult UN-sponsored peace talks inched forward in Geneva.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 17:57
UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi meets Syria`s warring sides behind closed doors on Thursday to gauge if they are willing to sit down face-to-face after the first day of a peace conference ended in bitter exchanges.
Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 01:53
Syria is committed to its key regional ally Iran attending a planned peace conference next month to which it has yet to be invited, Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 01:09
US is blocking Iran`s participation at Syria peace conference but the other delegations have been agreed up and will include other regional players such as Saudi Arabia, officials said on Friday.
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