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Syria army, opposition announce nationwide truce

Syria army, opposition announce nationwide truce

Earlier, Russia`s President Vladimir Putin announced the deal, saying the Syrian regime and "main forces of the armed opposition" had signed on.

Syria opposition rejects UN proposal for Assad to stay: Source

Assad's ouster has been the key demand of Syria's opposition since the uprising broke out in 2011, but Damascus says his departure is not on the table.

Most of 300 cement workers abducted by IS in Syria freed

Today's reports came two days after IS abducted 300 cement workers and contractors from their workplace in the areas of Dumeir, northeast of Damascus.

Syrian opposition group elects new leader

The Turkey-based Syrian National Coalition said longtime member Anas al-Abda was elected president, replacing Khaled Khoja. 

Syrian opposition casts doubt on U.N. peace talk plan

Syrian rebels said on Wednesday they were under fierce government attack near the Turkish border despite a cessation of hostilities agreement.

Syrian opposition begins formal talks with UN

Syria`s main opposition group met formally Monday for the first time with UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura in Geneva for talks aimed at ending the country`s civil war, an AFP reporter said.

Syrian opposition rules out indirect talks before goodwill steps

The talks have also been thrown into doubt by a disagreement over who should represent the opposition.

Syrian opposition urges Arab states to cut Iran ties

Syria`s political opposition in exile urged all Arab countries on Monday to sever diplomatic ties with Iran after Saudi Arabia, a strong supporter of the Syrian opposition, cut relations with Tehran.

Syrian insurgents say pull out of opposition talks, highlight rifts

The talks in Saudi Arabia were intended to bring together fractured opposition activists and rebels. 

Syrian opposition in Russia meet amid diplomatic push

Syria`s main opposition group on Thursday insisted President Bashar al-Assad must go and rejected calls to join forces against Islamic State jihadists as it met with Russia`s foreign minister. 

IS executes its judge in Syria

The Islamic State terrorist group has executed one of its prominent judges in its northern Syrian stronghold of Raqqa for being too "moderate", Siraj Press reported on Monday.

IS executes its judge in Syria

The Islamic State terrorist group has executed one of its prominent judges in its northern Syrian stronghold of Raqqa for being too "moderate", Siraj Press reported on Monday.

Syria talks in Moscow yield no results

Talks in Moscow between the Syrian government and members of the domestic opposition tolerated by President Bashar al-Assad broke up on Friday with no progress made towards ending the war.

US, Turkey soon to sign Syrian opposition train-and-equip deal

The United States and Turkey have reached a tentative agreement to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition fighters and expect to sign the pact soon, U.S. and Turkish officials said on Tuesday with Ankara predicting a signing in days.

Syrian opposition chief opens high-level talks in US

US Secretary of State John Kerry has stood side-by-side with Syrian opposition chief Ahmad Jarba in a public show of support, but made no mention of the rebels` plea for heavy weapons to help end the war.

US okays diplomatic mission for Syrian opposition

The Obama administration on Monday gave approval for the Syrian opposition to open a formal diplomatic mission in Washington. It also said it would increase non-lethal assistance to the opposition by USD 27 million.

Syrian opposition urges probe into torture charges

The Syrian opposition today called for an international inquiry into allegations of mass torture and killings of people detained by the regime.

Syria peace conference exposes deep rifts over Assad

Syria`s government and opposition, meeting for the first time, angrily spelled out their mutual hostility on Wednesday at a U.N. peace conference where world powers also offered sharply divergent views on forcing out Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian opposition to present transition timetable: Delegate

The Syrian opposition plans to present a three- to six-month timetable to set up a transitional governing body to prevent talks with President Bashar al-Assad`s government from dragging on for years, an opposition delegate said on Wednesday.

Syrian opposition divided over Geneva II peace talks?

It seems that trouble is reportedly brewing in Syrian opposition ahead of crucial peace talks due to take place in Switzerland on Wednesday.