Syrian National Coalition

Aleppo Bombed as Syrian Army Begins “Calm” Plan Elsewhere

By John Davison BEIRUT, May 1 – Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Saturday as a temporary “calm” declared by Syria’s military took effect around Damascus and in the northwest. It was the ninth day of deadly bombardments in Aleppo, which has borne the brunt of increased fighting that has all

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Syrian Peace Talks in Quagmire as Rebels Prepare For More War

By John Irish, Stephanie Nebehay and Tom Perry GENEVA/BEIRUT, April 21 – Syria’s fragile peace talks might not resume for at least a year if they are abandoned now, a senior Western diplomat warned on Wednesday, as the opposition urged more military support for rebels after declaring a truce was over. Intense fighting has left Syria’s

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