Turkey denies arms sent to Syrian rebels

ANKARA, Turkey, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Two unnamed Turkish diplomats denied reports Sunday that a consignment of 400 tons of arms had been sent to Syrian opposition forces from Turkey.

Syria says it will join June peace talks

BAGHDAD, May 26 (UPI) -- Syria's foreign minister said Sunday the embattled regime of President Bashar Assad is ready to join negotiations on ending the bloody rebellion in the country.

World community failed Syria, Pillay says

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The U.N. Security Council has failed with regard to Syria despite reports of systematic violations of international laws, the U.N. human rights leader said.

Syrian interim gov't plan due in 10 days

DAMASCUS, Syria, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Proposals for an interim Syrian government will be drawn up within 10 days, opposition leaders said Monday.

Syrian FM accuses Brahimi of conspiracy

DAMASCUS, Syria, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem has accused U.N. and Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi of conspiring against Syria.

Syria said to resume firing Scud missiles

DAMASCUS, Syria, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Syria fired Scud missiles at rebel positions again, U.S. officials said, as Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was convinced the Assad regime would fall.
Syria rebels claim control of Yarmouk camp

Syria rebels claim control of Yarmouk camp

DAMASCUS, Syria, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Rebels claimed control of a Palestinian refugee area in Damascus after brutal clashes and regime airstrikes, but Syrian troops massed on the area's north edge.

ICRC feeling strain of Syrian civil war

GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross said the situation in Syria was getting worse amid claims government forces were in control of foreign aid.

ICRC meets Syrian president

DAMASCUS, Syria, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- It's vital that members of the Red Cross and Red Crescent maintain the ability to respond to the situation on the ground in Syria, the ICRC president said.

Syria frustrated by Egypt's Morsi

TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Comments made by the Egyptian president in Iran were likely a reflection of his ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, the Syrian foreign minister said.
Syrian official resigns diplomatic post

Syrian official resigns diplomatic post

LONDON, July 30 (UPI) -- Syria's senior diplomat in London resigned Monday in a clash of conscience with the Assad regime.
Fierce battle reported in key Syrian city

Fierce battle reported in key Syrian city

DAMASCUS, Syria, July 29 (UPI) -- Human rights activists said the Syrian military launched another assault on the city of Aleppo Sunday.

London out of patience with Syria

ANKARA, Turkey, April 10 (UPI) -- The Syrian president and "his closest cronies" are advised they'll be held accountable for their actions, the British foreign secretary said Tuesday.

Syria gives assurances to ICRC

DAMASCUS, Syria, April 3 (UPI) -- Syrian officials say they reached an agreement for direct cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and Syrian Arab Red Crescent.
Syria welcomes U.N. humanitarian chief

Syria welcomes U.N. humanitarian chief

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 7 (UPI) -- Damascus is doing what it can to provide food and medical assistance to its people, the Syrian foreign ministry said to a visiting U.N. humanitarian official.
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