Assad: Western Backing of Rebels Must Stop

Foreign support for rebels must stop for peace to take place, Assad tells visiting UN envoy.Elad Benari, 10/31/2013, 4:16 AM

UN's Envoy to Syria Plans to Quit

Syria peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is on the verge of quitting amid growing frustration at deadlocked efforts to end the conflict.Elad Benari, 5/2/2013, 5:42 AM

Damascus Accuses Brahimi of 'Bias'

Damascus accuses joint UN-Arab League peace envoy of "flagrant bias" against it, a day before he meets U.S. and Russian officials.Elad Benari, 1/11/2013, 3:44 AM

Brahimi: Syrian War is Worsening by the Day

International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says he has a peace plan that could be supported by world powers.Elad Benari, 12/31/2012, 4:44 AM

Russia: Assad Can't be Forced to Step Down

Russia admits that Syrian President will not be persuaded to quit, insists there is still a chance of finding a political solution.Elad Benari, 12/30/2012, 5:11 AM

Brahimi Meets Syrian Opposition As Violence Rages

UN-Arab League envoy holds meetings with internal opposition groups in Syria, but there are still no breakthroughs.Elad Benari, 12/26/2012, 4:15 AM

Syria's Army, Rebels Confirm Friday Ceasefire

Syria's army and main rebel force confirm they will cease fire on Friday, but both sides reserve the right to respond to any aggression.Elad Benari, 10/26/2012, 4:42 AM

Syria: At Least 44 Dead in Attack on Rebel-Held Town

Syrian fighter jets blast the rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan, killing at least 44 people. Meanwhile, peace efforts continue.Elad Benari, 10/19/2012, 3:15 AM

Syrian Rebels Down Helicopter as Fighting Continues

Syrian rebels shoot down a helicopter as troops try to retake Aleppo. Meanwhile, UN envoy continues peace efforts.Elad Benari, 10/18/2012, 4:13 AM

Iran Submits Proposal to End Syrian Crisis

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi hands UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi an unofficial proposal aimed at ending the civil war in Syria.Elad Benari, 10/15/2012, 5:46 AM

Syrian Rebels: Peace Envoy Brahimi's Mission is Doomed

UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi ends his first visit to Syria, as a a rebel commander says his mission would fail.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/16/2012, 9:34 PM

UN Envoy to Syria in Cairo Ahead of Visit to Damascus

United Nations envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, arrives in Cairo, may also visit Tehran.Elad Benari, 9/10/2012, 2:16 AM