Tag: Bashar Assad

Syrian Foreign Minister: Assad will remain president until 2014

Syrian Foreign Minister: Assad will remain president until 2014

May 30, BEIRUT (AP) — Any deal reached in such talks would have to be put to a referendum, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem added in a TV interview, introducing a new condition that could complicate efforts by the U.S. and Russia to bring both sides together at an international conference in Geneva, possibly next month. […]

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Russia, Britain planning new push to end Syria war

Russia, Britain planning new push to end Syria war

May 11, AP – The U.S. and Russia this week agreed to try to convene an international conference this month to come to a political solution to end the two-year Syrian civil war, but gave no indication how they would convince President Bashar Assad into talks with the rebels seeking to overthrow him. British Prime […]

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Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria

Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria

ROME (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a “destabilizing” factor for Israel’s security. Kerry said the U.S. has expressed concerns about what such defensive systems in Syria would mean for Israel’s security. He wouldn’t address what the missiles might […]

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Major assassination attempts continues in Syria’s conflict

Major assassination attempts continues in Syria’s conflict

April 29, AP – Here is a list of some of the major assassination attempts in Syria since the uprising against Assad began in March 2011: —April 29, 2013: A bomb attached to a parked car detonates as Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi’s car drove by. Syrian state media reported the prime minister was not hurt […]

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