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Syrian envoy to UAE defects after wife joins rebels

July 25th, 2012 Comments off

Syria’s ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) defected Wednesday, a day after his wife, the Syrian envoy to Cyprus, announced she was joining the rebels. Abdel Latif al-Dabbagh’s wife Lamia …
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‘New clashes rock Syrian capital’

July 17th, 2012 Comments off

Activists report clashes in central Damascus and fighting spreads to the north of the city, as envoy Kofi Annan prepares to meet the Russian president.
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Syrian army accused of shelling and killing 200 in Tremseh

July 14th, 2012 Comments off

BEIRUT – At least 200 people have been killed in an attack by government troops on the Syrian village of Tremseh, opposition activists said Friday, sparking worldwide condemnation with special envoy …
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Secretary-General UN-Arab League envoy condemn latest attacks on Syrian civilians

July 14th, 2012 Comments off

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Joint Special Envoy for the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Kofi Annan, today strongly condemned the attacks on Thursday in the Syrian …
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Syria defection: Ex-Iraq ambassador Nawaf Fares ‘in Qatar’ – BBC News

July 12th, 2012 Comments off

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Syria defection: Ex-Iraq ambassador Nawaf Fares 'in Qatar'
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Syria's envoy to Baghdad has defected to the opposition and, according to Iraqi officials, is in Qatar. Nawaf Fares, the first senior Syrian diplomat to abandon President Bashar al-Assad, has urged other politicians and military figures to follow suit.
Syria crisis: ambassador to Iraq defects – live updatesThe Guardian
Syrian Ambassador to Iraq Defects; Joins OppositionVoice of America
Syria Says Defecting Ambassador Is FiredNew York Times
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Syria envoy defector ‘in Qatar’

July 12th, 2012 Comments off

Syria’s ambassador to Iraq – the first senior diplomat to abandon President Assad for the opposition – is now in Qatar, Iraq’s foreign minister says.
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Annan talks with Syria neighbours

July 11th, 2012 Comments off

UN and Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan holds talks in Iraq and Iran to discuss possible solutions for ending the conflict in Syria.
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UN envoy presses Syrian peace plan with Iran, Iraq

July 10th, 2012 Comments off

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, right, speaks with media during a joint press conference with International envoy Kofi Annan, left, after their meeting in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Annan said Tuesday that Iran must be "part of the solution" to the bloody crisis in its close ally Syria, and that the Tehran has offered its support to end the conflict. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)The U.N.'s special envoy on the Syrian crisis sought to build support for his peace efforts Tuesday with the leaders of Iran and Iraq, saying President Bashar Assad has agreed to a plan to quell the bloodshed in the most violent areas of Syria and then expand the operation to the whole country.

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Annan: Iran should be part of solution in Syria

July 10th, 2012 Comments off

This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Anan, left, meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 9, 2012. International envoy Annan raised hopes of a revived peace effort in Syria, saying he has reached a framework with President Bashar Assad and would hold talks with rebel leaders. (AP Photo/SANA)International envoy Kofi Annan said Tuesday that Iran must be "part of the solution" to the bloody crisis in its close ally Syria, and that the Tehran has offered its support to end the conflict.

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Annan says agreement reached with Syria’s Assad

July 9th, 2012 Comments off

This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Anan, left, meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 9, 2012. International envoy Annan raised hopes of a revived peace effort in Syria, saying he has reached a framework with President Bashar Assad and would hold talks with rebel leaders. (AP Photo/SANA)International envoy Kofi Annan tried to breathe new life Monday into his moribund peace efforts in Syria, saying he has reached a new framework with President Bashar Assad and would discuss it soon with rebel leaders. Opposition activists raised the death toll in the conflict to more than 17,000.

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