# syria - Friday 17 May, 2013
The US President and Turkish Prime Minister met in Washington to discuss Syria’s ongoing, bloody conflict.
# syria - Sunday 12 May, 2013
The Minister for Defence also revealed that the UN has requested that Irish observers be sent to Syria.
# syria - Saturday 11 May, 2013
One of the car bombs exploded outside the city hall while the other went off outside the post office in the town of Reyhanli, a main hub for Syrian refugees and rebel activity in Turkey’s Hatay province, just across the border.
# syria - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
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# syria - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
The UN’s Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs believes that the number of displaced residents has doubled in the past few months.
# syria - Monday 6 May, 2013
A member of a UN panel investigating alleged war crimes says it appears that the rebels are using sarin gas.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s signalling of a return to “business as usual” may indicate that Israel does not expect an immediate retaliation for this weekend’s airstrikes.
# syria - Sunday 5 May, 2013
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It is Israel’s second strike on Syria in three days.
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# syria - Saturday 4 May, 2013
At least 70,000 people have been killed in Syria so far, including 122 people killed in violence yesterday.
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# syria - Friday 3 May, 2013
Lakhdar Brahimi only took over from Kofi Annan in September – but is reported to have already handed in his notice.
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# syria - Thursday 2 May, 2013
The potential rethink comes a week after the US said that they believed that chemical weapons had been used in the country.
# syria - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
Obama said there was no evidence to indicate when, who and how chemical weapons were used in Syria as he spoke to the media about Guantanamo Bay and Russian relations earlier today.
The explosion took place in the central district of Marjeh, Syrian state television said.
Oxfam said the figure is comparable to the entire population of Belfast, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Derry all moving to Dublin.
# syria - Monday 29 April, 2013
159 passengers were on the NordWind Airlines plane when two land-to-air missiles exploded nearby.
Wael al-Halqi was travelling through Damascus when his convoy was targeted earlier today, Syrian state television reports.
# syria - Saturday 27 April, 2013
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# syria - Friday 26 April, 2013
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# syria - Thursday 25 April, 2013
Obama previously said that their use would be a “grave and tragic” mistake on Assad’s behalf and that it would be a “game changer.”
Tens of thousands have died in the ongoing, bloody conflict in Syria to date – and those who remain live under constant threat of violence. Midwife Cathy Janssens writes about trying to bring new life into the world in such unstable circumstances.
# syria - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
The EU’s member states have a trade embargo against the Syrian government – but will import petrol from rebel territory.
# syria - Monday 22 April, 2013
Russia said the EU decision was “counter-productive”.
# syria - Sunday 21 April, 2013
The Associated Press was awarded the prize for their coverage of the Syrian civil war.
US Secretary of State John Kerry announced the new package of assistance, saying it will provide an additional $123 million in aid.
# syria - Thursday 11 April, 2013
Iran’s atomic ambitions, instability in north and west Africa, and climate change will also be up for discussion.
# syria - Monday 8 April, 2013
Today’s additional contribution brings Ireland’s total response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria to €8.15 million.
# syria - Saturday 6 April, 2013
Assad has said the fall of his regime would cause a “domino effect” that would lead to years of instability in the Middle East.
# syria - Thursday 4 April, 2013
Researchers in London found that between 2,000 and 5,500 people from other countries have joined the rebel forces to fight against the Assad regime.
# syria - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
The treaty will see states, for the first time ever, prohibited from selling arms to countries when they know they will be used to carry out war crimes or genocide.
# syria - Sunday 31 March, 2013
In his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed for Syria, the Korean peninsula and issued an appeal for hostages held by militants in Nigeria.
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# syria - Friday 29 March, 2013
People are trying to sell off electronic devices to make money – but there isn’t enough electricity to make them work.
The draft proposals could be put to a vote in the General Assembly as soon as Tuesday, however.
# syria - Sunday 24 March, 2013
But matters were confused by the Syrian National Coalition’s refusal to accept Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib’s resignation earlier today.
# syria - Friday 22 March, 2013
The statement was made after a suicide bomb at the Iman Mosque in Damascus.
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