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U.N. envoy to Syria expected to meet with Bashar al-Assad, push truce between regime and rebels

U.N. envoy to Syria expected to meet with Bashar al-Assad, push truce between regime and rebels

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 (UPI) --The United Nations' newly appointed envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, arrived in Damascus Tuesday for consultations with Syrian officials.
JC Finley
U.N. appoints new international mediator for Syria peace talks

U.N. appoints new international mediator for Syria peace talks

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) --United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Thursday the appointment of Staffan de Mistura as the new mediator for the Syria peace talks.
JC Finley
Former U.N. envoy to Syria: Country destined to be a 'failed state'

Former U.N. envoy to Syria: Country destined to be a 'failed state'

ALEPPO, Syria, June 9 (UPI) --Former U.N. envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi tried for two years to bring peace to Syria before he stepped down in May, believing that Syria may be beyond hope.
Aileen Graef
Syrian opposition blames Assad regime for failing peace process, expresses gratitude for Brahimi's attempts

Syrian opposition blames Assad regime for failing peace process, expresses gratitude for Brahimi's attempts

DAMASCUS, Syria, May 14 (UPI) --The Syrian Opposition Coalition expressed appreciation for Syria peace talks mediator Lakhdar Brahimi following his announced resignation.
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U.N.'s Arab League envoy Brahimi resigns

U.N.'s Arab League envoy Brahimi resigns

UNITED NATIONS, May 13 (UPI) --Lakhdar Brahimi, United Nations-League of Arab States' special envoy, has resigned, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Tuesday.
Ed Adamczyk
Syria announces presidential elections set for June 3

Syria announces presidential elections set for June 3

DAMASCUS, Syria, April 21 (UPI) -- The Syrian government announced Monday that presidential elections will be held June 3.
JC Finley
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.
JC Finley
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.
Aileen Graef
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Palestinian Hamas leader Ismail Haniya (R) meets with delegates of The Elders group of retired prominent world figures, former Irish president Mary Robinson (C-L), Indian activist Ela Bhatt (2nd L) and former UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi (L), in Gaza City on October 16, 2010 during the group's visit to the Hamas-run Palestinian territory. UPI/Muhammad Alostaz/Prime Minister's office
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