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UK's Hammond says new initiative needed for Syria talks | Reuters

May 03, 2016

UK's Hammond says new initiative needed for Syria talks | Reuters

MEXICO CITY British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Monday he was deeply concerned about the state of the ceasefire in Syria and that a new initiative was needed to keep dialogue alive. "There is a need for a new initiative in the Syria dialogue to keep it alive, the Syrian moderate opposition is finding it increasingly difficult to justify their participation in a political process," Hammond said during a visit to Mexico City. #Syria #Middle East #Europe #markets #Entertainment #article
UK's Hammond says new initiative needed for Syria talks | Reuters

May 03, 2016

UK's Hammond says new initiative needed for Syria talks | Reuters

MEXICO CITY British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Monday he was deeply concerned about the state of the ceasefire in Syria and that a new initiative was needed to keep dialogue alive. "There is a need for a new initiative in the Syria dialogue to keep it alive, the Syrian moderate opposition is finding it increasingly difficult to justify their participation in a political process," Hammond said during a visit to Mexico City. #Syria #Middle East #Europe #markets #Entertainment #article
Prisoners revolt in Syria's Hama jail, seize guards - Syrian Observatory | Reuters

May 02, 2016

Prisoners revolt in Syria's Hama jail, seize guards - Syrian Observatory | Reuters

BEIRUT Syrian government troops surrounded Hama prison in the west of the country on Monday and fired tear gas after inmates revolted, seizing several guards, a monitoring group reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said inmates were protesting against a planned transfer of prisoners from Hama to Sednaya military prison north of Damascus #Business #Syria #science #Crime #United Kingdom
Syria crisis: Russia's foreign minister to meet UN envoy amid charges of violation of international agreements

May 02, 2016

Syria crisis: Russia's foreign minister to meet UN envoy amid charges of violation of international agreements

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is to host UN envoy Staffan de Mistura for talks on Syria in Moscow on Monday, the foreign ministry said. #World #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #UN #Sergei Lavrov #Middle-east violence #ISIS
Russia says talks to extend Syrian lull in fighting to Aleppo | Reuters

May 01, 2016

Russia says talks to extend Syrian lull in fighting to Aleppo | Reuters

MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russia said on Sunday talks were taking place to include Aleppo in a temporary lull in fighting declared by the Syrian army in some western parts of the country, a sign of intensified efforts to halt a surge of violence in its former commercial capital. #United States #Syria #Europe #United Kingdom #crisis #Entertainment
Canadian-run Syrian clinic was evacuated before strike on hospital - operator | Reuters

Apr 30, 2016

Canadian-run Syrian clinic was evacuated before strike on hospital - operator | Reuters

TORONTO A Canadian-run health care centre in Aleppo, Syria that was hit by an air strike on Friday had been evacuated in the wake of another bombing at a hospital earlier this week, a spokesman for the non-profit group that operated it said. "After the hospital bombing three days ago, they've evacuated all the medical centres," said Avi D'Souza, media co-ordinator for UOSSM-Canada, which operates the Al Marjeh Primary Health Care Centre #India #Syria #Middle East #Argentina #crisis
Canadian-run Syrian clinic was evacuated before strike on hospital - operator | Reuters

Apr 30, 2016

Canadian-run Syrian clinic was evacuated before strike on hospital - operator | Reuters

TORONTO A Canadian-run health care centre in Aleppo, Syria that was hit by an air strike on Friday had been evacuated in the wake of another bombing at a hospital earlier this week, a spokesman for the non-profit group that operated it said. "After the hospital bombing three days ago, they've evacuated all the medical centres," said Avi D'Souza, media co-ordinator for UOSSM-Canada, which operates the Al Marjeh Primary Health Care Centre. "There wasn't anybody there at the time - thank God." Global Affairs Canada, the country's foreign department, condemned the attacks in a statement #Economy #Business #Syria #Middle East #Africa #crisis
US, Russia 'agree freeze' in fighting along two Syrian fronts

Apr 29, 2016

US, Russia 'agree freeze' in fighting along two Syrian fronts

The US and Russia have agreed on a "freeze" in fighting along 2 major fronts in Syria, but not in war-ravaged Aleppo, the Syrian & Russian militaries said. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Aleppo #Syrian and Russian militaries
Syria: Air strike hits medical facility in Aleppo, kills one nurse

Apr 29, 2016

Syria: Air strike hits medical facility in Aleppo, kills one nurse

An air strike hit a clinic in a rebel-held district of Aleppo in Syria on Friday. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Aleppo #air strikes #islamic-state #Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
Aleppo hospital attack inexcusable violations of humanitarian law, says Ban Ki-moon

Apr 29, 2016

Aleppo hospital attack inexcusable violations of humanitarian law, says Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General condemned the bombing of a hospital in Aleppo and said attacks that target civilians are "inexcusable" violations of humanitarian law #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Ceasefire #Doctors Without Borders #Aleppo #air strikes #hospital attack