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New York: The launch of the Syrian Constitutional Committee could be a “door-opener” to finally providing a solution to the country’s brutal conflict, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen said on Friday in a briefing to the Security Council. more
Guterres in Turkey: UN to study ‘new settlement areas’ plan for Syrian refugees

New York: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday presented UN Secretary-General António Guterres with a plan for resettling hundreds-of-thousands of Syrian refugees, in t ...

Syria’s groundbreaking constitutional talks: ‘a clear success of mediation’ says Guterres in Turkey

New York: Mediation is “one of our most important tools to reduce and end conflict”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the sixth Istanbul Mediation ...

Assad warns of war if political means fail to secure Turkey's pullout from N Syria

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned that war would be the only option if political means fail to secure Turkey's troop pullout from northern Syria.

US House of Representatives passes bill sanctioning Turkey over Syria

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: US House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill aimed at slapping sanctions on Turkey over its military offensive in northern Syria.

About 300 additional Russian military police arrive in Syria: Defence Ministry

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Some 300 Russian military police personnel have arrived in Syria to help pullout Kurdish militia from the border with Turkey, the Russian Defense Ministry said Friday. ...

Donald Trump says Turkey agreed to make Syria ceasefire permanent, US lifting all sanctions

Washington (Sputnik/UNI) The United States is lifting all sanctions on Turkey because Ankara informed Washington the ceasefire in Syria would be made permanent, President Donald Trump ann ...

Trump’s readiness to strike Turkey amid Syria tensions ‘unprecedented’ - Russian Lawmaker

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) The readiness of US President Donald Trump to strike Turkey, a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), amid current tensions over Turkey's operat ...

US President Donald Trump leans toward leaving about 200 US special forces in eastern Syria - Reports

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump is in favor of keeping a small contingent of US troops in eastern Syria to fight the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia), US media ...

Turkish military accuses Kurdish forces of violating ceasefire in Northern Syria

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) The Turkish Armed Forces accused on Saturday Kurdish militia of violating the 120-hour ceasefire agreement in the "safe zone" along the Turkish-Syrian borde ...