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Europe 'direct cause' of Syrians fleeing homeland

RTE.ie - ‎1 hour ago‎
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Europe is a "direct cause" of Syrians fleeing their homeland and must stop "giving cover to terrorists" before people return.
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From Sarajevo to Syria: Where is the world's moral compass?

CNN - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nic Robertson, CNN's International Diplomatic Editor, has been reporting from Munich, where top diplomats from major world powers on Friday agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria, after a brutal five-year civil war. The opinions expressed here ...
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A Planned 'Cessation of Hostilities' in Syria

The Atlantic - ‎9 hours ago‎
The UN hopes to start delivering aid to Syria's beleaguered population as soon as Saturday, a spokesman said Friday after U.S.
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Moscow has shown it will not let the west do away with any dictator they dislike, writes Tony Barber

Financial Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Russia's air strikes in Syria threaten to cause Aleppo's fall to Moscow-backed government forces and turn the tide of the civil war.
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US, Russia and other powers agree on 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria

Washington Post - ‎20 hours ago‎
MUNICH - The United States, Russia and other powers agreed to a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria's civil war, to take place within the next week, and immediate humanitarian access to besieged areas, Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced here ...
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Syria fighting rages despite fresh efforts to end the war

euronews - ‎3 hours ago‎
Fighting continued to rage in Syria on Friday, as the world analyses the latest deal aimed at stopping five years of war. The complex twists of diplomacy are far removed from the reality of men, women and children facing the horrors of daily violence.

What Would A Cease-Fire In Syria Mean For Russian Airstrikes?

NPR - ‎9 hours ago‎
A plan has been announced for a cessation of fighting in Syria in one week's time. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Staffan de Mistura, the U.N.
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'Russians made peace possible': Ex-NATO military committee chief praises Syria op

RT - ‎10 hours ago‎
Lieutenant General Harald Kujat, who was chief of staff of the Bundeswehr (German armed forces) from 2000-2002 and served as NATO's Military Committee chairman from 2002-2005, made the comments on the Syrian crisis in an interview with Passauer ...
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Death Toll From Syria's War Is 470000, New Research Claims

TIME - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The five-year-old war in Syria has claimed 470,000 lives, according to new research that almost doubles previous estimates about the human cost of the conflict.

Your Friday Briefing: Syria, Oregon, Albert Einstein

New York Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Cease-fire for Syria? A U.N. task force begins work today to carry out a plan, announced overnight, for immediate humanitarian aid in Syria, followed by a temporary cease-fire. Deliveries of supplies could begin today. But the cease-fire would be ...
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The Situation in Syria Cannot Be Solved

Slate Magazine (blog) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The Geneva peace talks may have been the Obama administration's last fleeting, unlikely chance to positively impact events on the ground in Syria, and they've now all but collapsed. Technically, U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura says talks between the ...

Syria rebels mull joining jihadis amid Russia-backed regime gains

Financial Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
There could be many more like Ahmed if a ceasefire plan announced this week does not stop the violence in Syria. The carnage has reached fever pitch since Russian forces fighting on behalf of President Bashar al-Assad began a massive offensive on ...
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Syria: diplomats agree 'cessation of hostilities;' UN rights chief warns of dire situation in Aleppo

UN News Centre - ‎19 hours ago‎
11 February 2016 - As the United Nations human rights chief warned today of “shocking” violence and abuses in and around the city of Aleppo and other parts of war-ravaged Syria, top-level diplomats meeting in Munich on ending the crisis agreed to work ...
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As Syria Devolves Further, Allies Criticize American Policy

New York Times - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
ISTANBUL - Allies of the United States sharply criticized the Obama administration's Syria policy on Wednesday, when the outgoing foreign minister of France called it “ambiguous” and the president of Turkey said American inaction had allowed the ...
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Turkey playing double game on Syria: Analyst

Press TV - ‎11 hours ago‎
Press TV has conducted an interview with Anthony Hall, a professor of globalization at the Lethbridge University, about a US report on the use of chemical weapons by the Takfiri Daesh terrorists in Syria. The following is a rough transcription of the ...

Diplomats in Munich agree to Syria cease-fire in a week

Fox News - ‎21 hours ago‎
Thursday's meeting of the International Syria Support Group brought together representatives of regional powers including Saudi Arabia and Iran and European officials.
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Watch a precision airstrike annihilate an ISIS position in Syria

Business Insider - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The video is just one of three that was released from February 2, when the coalition went on 31 raids against ISIS targets across Iraq and Syria. Other videos released that same day show coalition warplanes bombing ISIS oil and gas infrastructure ...

Putin aim in Syria 'to destroy Europe'

WND.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - Russian President Vladimir Putin's aim in launching an assault against the rebel stronghold of Aleppo, Syria, is not only to keep President Bashar al-Assad in power but to weaken Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany by flooding Europe ...
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