Syrian Opposition Agrees To Participate In Peace Talks, Russia To Help Deliver Aid - International Business Times

syria The Syrian opposition agreed to participate in U.N.-sponsored peace talks to be held this week in Geneva. Pictured: A Kurdish Syrian woman walks with her child past the ruins of the town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, March 25, 2015.and more »

Are Russia's 20 million Muslims seething about Putin bombing Syria? - Washington Post

Vladimir Putin looks like a winner in Syria these days. In just three short days, Russian air support for Syrian military forces helped expand Damascus's control toward Aleppo, a feat that President Bashar al-Assad had not been able to accomplish for ...and more »

Amid ongoing truce, Syrian opposition agrees to attend Geneva peace talks - The Indian Express

The opposition, represented by the Riyadh-based High Negotiations Committee, had held off on committing to the talks but on Monday said the 10-day-old "cessation of hostilities" was making a difference.and more »

Syria 'cessation' cements new status quo on the ground - Financial Times

After little more than a week the “cessation of hostilities” in Syria has slowed the bloodshed but maintained a patchwork of battle zones across the country — a new status quo that may do little to end the conflict, but will probably be enough for a ...and more »

Syrian ceasefire: Syria opposition undecided over peace talks with Russia - The Indian Express

Russia and Iran have been the primary backers of Assad's government since the country's conflict began five years ago. The war has killed 250,000 people and displaced half the country's population. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp.and more »

From calm to chaos: A reporter's escorted visit to Syria - The Times of Israel

Suddenly a puff of gray smoke rose from the mountain slope below. At first, I didn't understand what had happened, but a Russian officer yelled: 'All down! We are under fire!' By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV March 7, 2016, 5:00 am 0 ...and more »

Russia offers Syria bases to help with international aid deliveries - Deccan Chronicle

The statement said Moscow would open up its naval logistics facility at the port of Tartus. A Russian aircraft docked at the Syrian port of Tartus. (Photo: AFP). Moscow: Russia's defence ministry on Monday said it would open up its military facilities ...and more »

UN says substantive Syria talks to start by March 14 - Reuters

Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, shows six with his hands as six days of the truce holding, during a news conference after a meeting of the Task Force for Humanitarian Access at the U.N. in Geneva, Switzerland, March 3, 2016.and more »

US rules out military solution to Syria war - Hurriyet Daily News

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden ruled out a military solution to end Syria's conflict in remarks published on March 7, calling for a political transition despite the difficulty. “That should be clear to everyone,” Biden told Abu Dhabi newspaper The ...and more »

Russia offers access to its Syria bases to help deliver aid - Reuters

An aid convoy of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent enters the Wafideen Camp, which is controlled by Syrian government forces, to deliver aid into the rebel-held besieged Douma neighborhood of Damascus, March 4, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki. MOSCOW ...and more »