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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Syria accuses UN of obstructing peace talks

DAMASCUS: The Syrian foreign ministry on Wednesday accused the United Nations and UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi of obstructing the Geneva II peace process aimed at ending the country's three-year conflict."The UN and its envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 5 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

UN, Arab League oppose Syrian poll plan

NEW YORK/CAIRO: The United Nations and the Arab League have warned that holding a presidential election while civil war rages will only obstruct international efforts to resolve the conflict.Syria has announced the vote for June 3, which is expected to ... [Published The Gulf Today - 19 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

INTERNATIONAL - US, UN warn against Assad election plan

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS - The United States has dismissed a Syrian plan to hold a presidential election on June 3 as a “parody of democracy”.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also criticized the plan, saying it could torpedo efforts to broker a deal ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 4 reports

UN officials condemn plan to hold presidential election in Syria

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi have condemned the announcement that a presidential election will soon take place in Syria, in light of the current deteriorating situation.The ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

UN cautions Syria against holding presidential election amidst ongoing 'tragedy'

WAM NEW YORK, 22nd April, 2014 (WAM) -- Urging Syrian authorities to reconsider plans to conduct a presidential election in early June, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi ... [Published Emirates News Agency - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 8 reports

Syrian army advances in besieged Homs

DAMASCUS - Syrian army forces made advances on Friday around the Old City of Homs, where some 1,200 rebels are dug in and under regime siege, a security source told AFP.In a government-held district of the city, meanwhile, 14 people were killed when a ... [Published NOW News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

UN-Arab League Envoy urges fresh talks with besieged Syrians authorities

&#150 Regretting the abrupt halt in talks between the Syrian authorities and the negotiating committee representing civilians and fighters trapped in the Old City of Homs, ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Syria to announce election date next week: paper

DAMASCUS: The speaker of Syria's parliament will next week announce the date of the country's presidential election, expected to be held around June despite the conflict, Al-Watan newspaper reported.The daily, which is close to the government, said Mohamed ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

‘Iran role important for Syria solution’

A German lawmaker has underscored the importance of Iran’s role in resolving the Syria crisis, saying Tehran’s contribution to efforts aimed at settling the issue can be more effective than certain international conferences. Deputy Head of Social Democratic ... [Published Press tv - Apr 13 2014]
Entities: Syria, Iran, Crisis
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

‘Syrians’ will key to settling crisis’

Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi says international recognition of the Syrian nation’s right to self determination is the key to resolving the crisis in the Arab country. According to Press TV, at a Friday meeting with Romania’s ambassador ... [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 12 2014]
Entities: Syrians, Lebanon, Crisis
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Syria election will be on time, says minister

DAMASCUS: Syrian state media said on Tuesday that candidates for presidential elections this year will be able to submit their applications during the last 10 days of April.The media quoted Information Minister Omran Al Zohbi, who also insisted that the ... [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Pro-regime paper Brahimi encouraging ‘terror’

File - A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on October 30, 2013, shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (R) meeting with UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 04 2014]

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"The UN and its envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, who has taken sides and is no longer an honest mediator, are responsible for obstructing the Geneva II talks" a ministry official said, quoted by state television
He continued: "Such elections are incompatible with the letter and spirit of the Geneva Communique." However, he added that the UN would "nonetheless continue to search and build upon any opening for a solution to the tragedy in Syria."
...came just hours before the United States said that Assad's regime had launched a chemical attack on an opposition village earlier this month.  "We have indications of the use of a toxic industrial chemical, probably chlorine, in Syria this month, in the opposition-dominated village of Kafr Zita " White House spokesman Jay Carney said.  "We are examining allegations that the government was responsible."
He urged Syrians "to give voice to their will through the ballot box and participate in the democratic process by electing whoever they think is most able to lead Syria to victory"

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Syria accuses UN of obstructing peace talks [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 5 hours ago]
INTERNATIONAL - US, UN warn against Assad elect... [Published The Nation Pakistan - 15 hours ago]
UN, Arab League oppose Syrian poll plan [Published The Gulf Today - 19 hours ago]
UN officials condemn plan to hold presidential ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Apr 22 2014]
Strife-torn Syria to hold presidential election... [Published DNA India - Apr 22 2014]
Syria announces June 3 presidential election [Published Jamaica Observer - Apr 22 2014]
UN cautions Syria against holding presidential ... [Published Emirates News Agency - Apr 22 2014]
Syria calls June 3 presidential election [Published Haveeru Daily Online - Apr 22 2014]
Syrian opposition dismisses upcoming elections [Published Albawaba - Apr 22 2014]
Syria opposition dismisses presidential vote [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 22 2014]
Syria calls presidential election for June 3 [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 21 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: Syria calls presidential ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 21 2014]
Syria announces election in June [Published Telegraph - Apr 21 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: Syria army advances in Ho... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 19 2014]
Syria army advances in Homs as car bomb kills 14 [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 18 2014]
Syrian army advances in besieged Homs [Published NOW News - Apr 18 2014]
Syria army advances in besieged Homs: Security [Published Al Ahram - Apr 18 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: Syria army advances in be... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Homs civilians in danger as deal breaks down [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
Homs civilians in danger as deal breaks down - ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Homs civilians in danger as deal breaks down [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 18 2014]
UN concerned for Syrian civilians trapped in Homs [Published Business Standard India - Apr 18 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: UN concerned for Syrian c... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
UN concerned for Syrian civilians trapped in Homs [Published Focus Bulgaria - Apr 18 2014]
Brahimi urges talks to end Homs siege [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
UN-Arab League Envoy urges fresh talks with bes... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
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UN-Arab League Envoy urges fresh talks with bes... [Published United Nations - Apr 17 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: Talks on lifting Homs sie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
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