Assad: Western Backing of Rebels Must StopForeign support for rebels must stop for peace to take place, Assad tells visiting UN envoy.
UN's Envoy to Syria Plans to QuitSyria peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is on the verge of quitting amid growing frustration at deadlocked efforts to end the conflict.
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.
Brahimi: Syrian War is Worsening by the DayInternational envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says he has a peace plan that could be supported by world powers.
Russia: Assad Can't be Forced to Step DownRussia admits that Syrian President will not be persuaded to quit, insists there is still a chance of finding a political solution.
Brahimi Meets Syrian Opposition As Violence RagesUN-Arab League envoy holds meetings with internal opposition groups in Syria, but there are still no breakthroughs.
Syria's Army, Rebels Confirm Friday CeasefireSyria's army and main rebel force confirm they will cease fire on Friday, but both sides reserve the right to respond to any aggression.
Syria: At Least 44 Dead in Attack on Rebel-Held TownSyrian fighter jets blast the rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan, killing at least 44 people. Meanwhile, peace efforts continue.
Syrian Rebels Down Helicopter as Fighting ContinuesSyrian rebels shoot down a helicopter as troops try to retake Aleppo. Meanwhile, UN envoy continues peace efforts.
Iran Submits Proposal to End Syrian CrisisIranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi hands UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi an unofficial proposal aimed at ending the civil war in Syria.
Syrian Rebels: Peace Envoy Brahimi's Mission is DoomedUN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi ends his first visit to Syria, as a a rebel commander says his mission would fail.
UN Envoy to Syria in Cairo Ahead of Visit to DamascusUnited Nations envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, arrives in Cairo, may also visit Tehran.