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Khaled Yacoub Oweis

Khaled Yacoub Oweis

    Mediator to meet Syria sides separately to demand peace
    Mediator to meet Syria sides separately to demand peace
    Mediator Lakhdar Brahimi will meet representatives of the warring sides in Syria separately for the first few days of a second round of talks that...
    Syrian talks end with no sign of peace
    Syrian talks end with no sign of peace
    A contentious, week-long first round of Syrian peace talks ended on Friday with no progress towards ending the...
    Syria opposition rejects peace talks
    Syria opposition rejects peace talks
    The acting head of Syria's opposition coalition said on Friday it would stay out of any international peace talks as long as Lebanese...
    Battle rages in Syria as rebels struggle for unity
    Battle rages in Syria as rebels struggle for unity
    A failure of the opposition to unite could weaken the hand of Russia and the United States, co-sponsors of a proposed peace conference on the war,...
    Syrian opposition talks with Russia, seeking to end civil war
    Syrian opposition talks with Russia, seeking to end civil war
    A diplomatic source said he would also see Iran's foreign minister.
    Syrian helicopter comes down under fire in Damascus
    Syrian helicopter comes down under fire in Damascus
    A Syrian military helicopter came down under fire and in flames in Damascus on Monday as President Bashar al-Assad's air force strafed and...
    Assad's forces accused of massacre near Damascus
    Assad's forces accused of massacre near Damascus
    Syrian opposition activists accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces on Sunday of committing a massacre of scores of people in a town close to...
    Defection of stalwart PM deals blow to Syria's regime
    Defection of stalwart PM deals blow to Syria's regime
    As a pillar of Syria's repressive system, Syrian Prime Minister
    Assad forces bombard northern towns, avoid Turkish border
    Assad forces bombard northern towns, avoid Turkish border
    Helicopter gunships bombarded a strategic town in northern Syria overnight and tanks moved close to the commercial hub of Aleppo, rebels said, but...
    Syria truce prospects fade as fighting rages
    Syria truce prospects fade as fighting rages
    A military bombardment of a town in central Syria killed 30 people on Monday on the eve of a scheduled army withdrawal from urban areas, opposition...
    Syria experiences worst violence in a year
    Syria experiences worst violence in a year
    Rebels fought security forces in Damascus on Monday, in the most violent gun battles the Syrian capital has seen since the start of the year-long...
    More than 7 500 killed in Syria, says UN
    More than 7 500 killed in Syria, says UN
    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad could be classified as a war criminal, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said as the United Nations announced...