Bashar al-Jaafari

Syrian factions in Geneva for peace talks

A fresh round of Syria peace talks between government representatives and armed opposition factions got underway at the UN's Geneva headquarters on Tuesday.

May 16, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

UN`s Staffan de Mistura: `Chronic optimist` in Syria quagmire

Staffan de Mistura, the UN`s Syria envoy, has an experience in some of the world`s most troubled hotspots.

Feb 21, 2017, 09:39 AM IST

Syria says rebels used chemicals to spark strikes

Syria`s envoy to the United Nations accused rebel forces of using chemical weapons to prompt foreign powers to take military action against the government.

Aug 28, 2013, 14:46 PM IST