Violence in syria
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Oct 30, 2014
Many colours of jihad: Tales of children and teens recruited by Islamic StateFirstpost collated a few of their stories to put in clearer perspective the questions Islamic State is raising about how young people are becoming radicalised and how some of them end up condemned by choices they have not fully understood.
Mar 15, 2014
Syria: Political process is in crisis, says Ban Ki-moonUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has again appealed to the international community to help bring the rival Syrian parties closer on concrete measures to end the conflict, saying "it is not enough for representatives of the government and opposition to be in the same room, what matters most is what they do there."
Feb 28, 2014
Syria: al-Qaeda splinter group withdraws from rebel townFighters from an al-Qaeda splinter group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), withdrew from a rebel-held Syrian town near the border with Turkey on Friday, a monitoring group said.
Jan 22, 2014
Meet on Syria begins in Switzerland, countries divided over AssadSyria's government and its enemies came face to face on Wednesday for the first time as a peace conference began in Switzerland which world powers hope can at least start a process to end three years of civil war.
Nov 25, 2013
Syria peace talks set for 22 January in Geneva: United NationsAn international peace conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war will be held on January 22, the first face-to-face talks between the government of President Bashar al-Assad and rebels seeking to overthrow him, the United Nations said on Monday.
Oct 02, 2013
Vladimir Putin gets nominated for Nobel Peace PrizePresident Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize by a Russian advocacy group for his key role in preventing a US missile strike on Syria and initiatives to dismantle Damascus' chemical weapons.
Sep 11, 2013
First batch of refugees from Syria to leave for Germany: UNAfter registering more than two million refugees from Syria in neighbouring countries, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has announced that the first group of over 100 refugees will leave Lebanon to be relocated in Germany on Wednesday.
Sep 09, 2013
Won't attack Syria if Assad surrenders chemical weapons in a week: KerryJohn Kerry said Monday that Syrian President Bashar Assad could resolve the crisis surrounding his purported use of chemical weapons by turning "every single bit" of his arsenal over to the international community by the end of the week.
Sep 08, 2013
Syria: al-Qaeda rebels take control of Christian villageSyrian activists say rebels including al-Qaeda-linked fighters have gained control of the Christian village of Maaloula northeast of the capital Damascus.
Sep 06, 2013
Is US planning to train Syria rebels for war?The Obama administration is considering a plan to use US military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would greatly expand the current CIA training being done quietly in Jordan, US officials said.