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  • Russian foreign minister denies selling helicopters to Syria

     
    Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday denied allegations by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Moscow was sending attack helicopters to the Syrian military....
  • Syrian activists say attacks continue despite monitors [Video]

     
    Syrian dissidents lamented Wednesday that a small team of United Nations monitors has failed to halt shelling and shooting in the embattled country, arguing that the regime was simply attacking before the observers showed up, after they left -- or even in...
  • Presence of U.N. monitors helps calm Syrian city

     
    BEIRUT -- Responding to pleas from residents of the battered Syrian city of Homs, two U.N. observers have remained, helping to extend a cessation of shelling into a second day. The respite from the bombardment was the first in almost three months in the...
  • Syria: Annan calls Iran role 'positive' but offers no new details

     
    Special envoy Kofi Annan said Tuesday that Iran “can play a positive role” in resolving the crisis in Syria but declined to provide details on an apparently new "approach" suggested by Syrian President Bashar Assad....
  • Syria plan doesn't rule out Assad role in future government

     
    World powers agreed on a plan Saturday for a unity government in strife-torn Syria that does not explicitly exclude Syrian President Bashar Assad from a future "transitional" administration....
  • U.N. Security Council approves 300 observers for Syria

     
    BEIRUT -- The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday to send 300 observers to Syria to observe what can at best be called a fragile cease-fire. The resolution expands the observer mission from the 30 monitors approved a...
  • U.N. envoy condemns twin bombings in Syria; death toll at 55

     
    United Nations envoy Kofi Annan condemned the twin bombings that rocked the Syrian capital of Damascus, attacks that further shattered a ceasefire he has been working to save, as the death toll climbed to 55....
  • Violence said to continue in Syria, flouting peace plan [Video]

     
    Fresh violence in Syria on Monday added to the frustration there and around the world that attacks have not ceased since the regime and rebels agreed to halt their fire....
  • Blasts kill more than 40 in Syrian capital

     
    Beirut -– Two massive explosions rocked the Syrian capital of Damascus on Thursday morning, killing more than 40 people and leaving 170 injured. The two rush-hour blasts, which happened seconds apart, tore through a crowded intersection near a...
  • Syria protests are held; U.N. monitors are off streets [Video]

     
    As throngs of Syrian protesters headed out Friday, testing its unraveling peace plan once again, United Nations observers meant to help quell the violence were not patrolling the streets. The handful of U.N. observers already on the ground are part of a...
  • Human Rights Watch accuses Syria's Bashar Assad of war crimes

     
    Syrian President Bashar Assad was negotiating with a United Nations envoy to end more than a year of violence in the country, his forces were committing "war crimes" in the northwest province of Idlib, according to a Human Rights Watch report released...