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On March 13, the Syrian government army and her allies managed to gain the control of an important road in a small rebel enclave in Northern Damascus. The starting point of the offensive was along...

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In the early days of the New Year 2014, a massive military offensive was launched by the majority of the Syrian Rebels against their apparent brothers-in-arms, The Islamic State of Iraq and Levant......

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In a sudden turn of events, the fight in Syria has entered into a new, possibly even more dangerous, phase. Last week, on December 11, fighters from the Islamic Front have turned against the...

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks next to UN Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi (C) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Photo by Reuters

Syria: Geneva 3 Fallout

December 11, 2013

The negotiation process between the P5+1 and Iran started earlier this autumn and which has concluded in the Geneva 3 Interim Agreement on November 24, 2013, may have some unexpected repercussions over the Syrian conflict......

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Syrian opposition leader Moaz Alkhatib started to put pressure on President Assad to step down and save Syria from greater loss and devastation. As the international community has no solution for the crisis, it must de...

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The Syrian National Coalition (SNC) failed to agree upon forming a transitional government as an alternative to the Assad regime. This is seen by analysts as a major pull-back to the fight against the Syrian...

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In the last week, more than 100 killings were reported in the city of Homs by the Britain-based monitoring group. Responsible for these killings seem to be the army forces or the militias loyal to...

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Lakhdar Brahimi, United Nations Arab League envoy met with president Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Monday and after seating down on talks declared that the hopes for a negotiated agreement between the parties are becoming...

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Signs that the Syrian conflict is seen as an imminent danger in the international community can be seen this week, as Russia, one of Syria’s government allies, has sent warships to the Mediterranean. The final...

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The Syrian vice-president, Farouq al-Sharaa, has not been making much appearance since the conflict started and despite his position, has not been known for fighting alongside Bashar Al-Assad. He also says that Syria does not...

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