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News and updates about Geneva II

Report: Assad Razing Whole Neighborhoods in Syria

Human Rights Watch claims Assad's forces have been destroying whole neighborhoods in Syria, using satellite photos as evidence.

Report: Assad's Forces Razing Whole Neighborhoods in Syria

Syria to Allow Women, Children to Leave Homs

Syria's regime agrees to allow women and children safe passage from rebel-held areas of the city of Homs.

Syrian Regime to Allow Women and Children to Leave Homsplayer

Syrian Sides to Meet in the Same Room

Syria's warring sides have agreed to meet together on Saturday, says UN-Arab League Syria envoy Lakhdar Brahimi.

Syrian Sides to Meet in the Same Room

Syrian Government, Opposition Exchange Accusations

First day of peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition characterized by bitter accusations.

Syrian Government, Opposition Exchange Accusations at Geneva II

Shameless: Iran Calls for End to 'Terror' in Syria

Iran calls for diplomatic end to 'terror' in Syria - despite having armed one side of that war since the conflict began in 2011.

Shameless: Iran Calls for End to 'Terror' in Syria Via Geneva II

Syria's FM: Assad's Future a 'Red Line'

"Nobody can touch the presidency," declares Syrian Foreign Minister as he arrives for "Geneva II" talks.

Syria's FM: Assad's Future a 'Red Line'

Syrian Opposition Group Rejects Talks, Quits Bloc

Syrian National Council quits the Syrian National Coalition in protest over its attendance at the Geneva II talks.

Syrian Opposition Group Rejects Peace Talks, Quits Bloc

U.S. Welcomes Decision to Disinvite Iran

State Department hopes "all parties can now return to focus on the task at hand" after UN's Ban cancels Iran's invitation to Geneva II.

U.S. Welcomes Decision to Disinvite Iran from Geneva II

UN Cancels Iran's Invite to Syria Peace Talks

UN head withdraws offer for Iran to attend Geneva 2 after Tehran refuses to support a June 2012 political transition deal.

UN Cancels Iran's Invite to Syria Peace Talksplayer

Iran Invited to Geneva, Syrian Opposition Fumes

Syria's opposition threatens to withdraw from planned peace talks in Geneva after UN's Ban invites Iran.

Iran Invited to Geneva 2 Talks, Syrian Opposition Fumes

Kerry Urges Syrian Opposition to Attend Geneva 2

"Syria has become the magnet for jihadists," warns Kerry as Syrian opposition prepares to vote on attending peace talks.

Kerry Urges Syrian Opposition to Attend Geneva 2

Syria: West Reaches Out to Assad Over Jihadists

Syrian official: growing concern over rebel forces, including foreign jihadis, has caused the West to reach out to Assad.

Syria: West Reaches Out to Assad Over Jihadistsplayer

Friends of Syria Urge Opposition to Attend Geneva

The "Friends of Syria" alliance says opposition groups should attend peace talks in Geneva.

Friends of Syria Urge Opposition to Attend Geneva 2

‘Friends of Syria’ Try Again on Talks

11 countries make new attempt to get Assad, rebels to negotiate.

‘Friends of Syria’ Try Again on Talks

Rouhani: Syria Talks will Fail Without Iran

Rouhani tells Putin that "Geneva 2" conference will fail if Tehran does not participate.

Rouhani: Syria Talks will Fail if Iran Doesn't Attend

U.S.: Iran Helping Assad 'Brutalize' His People

United States accuses Iran of helping "brutalize" Syria, says it should take "steps" to participate in Geneva peace conference.

U.S.: Iran Helping Assad 'Brutalize' His People

Iran Not Invited to Syria Peace Talks

United Nations chief sends out invitations to the planned Geneva II peace conference, Iran not on the first list.

Iran Not Invited to Syria Peace Talks

Syrian National Council Rejects Geneva II Talks

Key group within Syria’s mainstream opposition reaffirms it will not attend the planned Geneva II peace talks.

Syrian National Council Rejects Geneva II Talks

Syria: We Want Iran in Geneva 2 Talks

Syria’s Foreign Minister clarifies that his country is committed to having its key regional ally Iran attend next month's peace conference.

Syria: We Want Iran to Participate in Geneva 2 Talks

US Blocking Iran From Syria Geneva II Talks

US Arab League envoy Brahimi reveals US is against Iran participation in Syria peace talks, in opposition to UN support.

US Blocking Iran From Syria Geneva II Talks

Putin Meets Saudi Intel Chief on Syria, Iran

Meeting in Moscow focuses on Syria crisis and Geneva 2 talks, 'positive dynamics' of Iran deal, signals closer relations between 2 nations.

Putin Meets Saudi Intel Chief To Discuss Syria and Iran

Ban Ki-Moon: Iran to Participate in Geneva 2 Talks

UN Secretary General announces intentions to have Iran participate in Geneva 2, despite allegations that Tehran is involved in conflict.

Ban Ki-Moon: Iran Should Participate in Geneva II Talks

Israel to Lobby US Congress to Prevent Iran Deal

Naftali Bennett reveals lobbying initiative in IDF Radio interview Sunday; aims to rally international support before renewing talks

Israel to Lobby US Congress to Prevent Iran Deal

Syria Says No to Peace Talks Removing Assad

The Syrian regime will not attend a peace conference if the aim is for Assad to hand over power, says information minister.

Syria Says No to Peace Talks Aimed at Removing Assad

Syrian Army Preparing for Major Damascus Assault

US, Russia hoping to prevent the move, which may derail Geneva 2 talks between the warring sides.

Syrian Army Preparing for Major Damascus Assaultplayer

Syria: Deputy Prime Minister Dismissed

Qadri Jamil, Syria's Deputy Prime Minister, has been released from his post Tuesday. Statement: Jamil neglected his duties

Syria: Deputy Prime Minister Dismissed

Iran, UN Envoy Agree on Syria Solution

Iranian source claims meeting with UN envoy led to agreement on political solution to Syrian crisis.

Iran, UN Envoy Agree on Syria Solution