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Arab League Summit kicks off in Kuwait

Arab League Summit kicks off in Kuwait

March 25 (UPI) -- The 25th Arab League summit is underway in Kuwait. This year's theme for the two-day conference is "Solidarity for a Better Future."
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Syria tells peace envoy Brahimi to stop meddling

Syria tells peace envoy Brahimi to stop meddling

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 14 (UPI) -- Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi said Friday the U.N.'s peace envoy, Lakhdar Brahimi, should stay out of the country's internal affairs.
Envoy: If Syria's Assad seeks third term, opposition likely won't talk

Envoy: If Syria's Assad seeks third term, opposition likely won't talk

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 14 (UPI) -- If Syrian President Bashar runs for re-election, opposition leaders likely will walk away from peace talks, a U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria said.
US and UN criticize Syrian regime for slow progress at peace talks

US and UN criticize Syrian regime for slow progress at peace talks

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The UN Geneva II mediator and the U.S. Secretary of State lamented the lack of progress at the conclusion of the second round of Syrian peace talks.
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Kerry blames Syria regime for deadlocked peace talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Secretary of State John Kerry blamed the Syrian regime for the peace-talks impasse while Syria's foreign minister said Washington created a negative atmosphere.

UN mediator apologizes to Syrian people as second round of talks end

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The Syrian government and rebels agreed to a third round of talks, a U.N. mediator said Saturday as he apologized for the failure of the latest round.

Syria negotiations focus on regime change with no compromise

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Russian officials in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday accused backers of the Syrian government's opposition of focusing solely on regime change in negotiations.
US, UN, and Russia hold trilateral meeting on how to move Syria peace talks forward

US, UN, and Russia hold trilateral meeting on how to move Syria peace talks forward

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Under Secretary Wendy Sherman attended a trilateral meeting on Thursday in Geneva with UN and Russian officials to discuss the Geneva II Syria peace talks.
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Syrian opposition presents post-war plan

Syrian opposition presents post-war plan

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The Syrian opposition presented their plans for a political transition into a post-war Syria to mediator Lakhdar Brahimi and the Syrian government delegation.
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Syrian peace talks fruitless, but three-day truce extended for Homs

Syrian peace talks fruitless, but three-day truce extended for Homs

HOMS, Syria, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Peace talks Tuesday between the Syrian government and opposition representatives were "laborious" and fruitless, U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said.
Syria peace talks mediator says second round 'as laborious' as first

Syria peace talks mediator says second round 'as laborious' as first

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- With the second round of Geneva II underway, delegates from the opposition Syrian Coalition and the Syrian government met for direct talks Tuesday.
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Second round of Geneva II Syria peace talks underway

Second round of Geneva II Syria peace talks underway

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The second round of Geneva II peace talks between the opposition Syrian Coalition and the Syrian regime began Monday.
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Homs completed ahead of Syrian civil war peace talks

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Evacuations were completed in a blockaded area of Homs, Syria, besieged by regime forces Monday amid a fresh round of peace talks on tap in Switzerland.

Air strikes in Aleppo leave 90 dead

ALEPPO, Syria, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Syrian army carried out air raids on the city Aleppo, leaving about 90 people dead, including women and children, officials said.

Geneva talks fail to open doors to Syrian aid

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Relief officials say this week's peace talks in Geneva, Switzerland, had not opened the doors to humanitarian aid to Syria's beleaguered civilians.
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