Geir Pedersen said he presented a proposal to the constitutional committee but his proposal was rejected by the representatives of the Syrian regime and accepted by the opposition.
US deputy ambassador Richard Mills urges UNSC to “do everything in its power” to prevent Bashar Assad’s regime from blocking agreement on a new constitution in 2020.
Iran has a longterm ideological and military aim that doesn't require the Syrian regime to reform, or redeem itself.
A date for the talks has not been set yet, although the option of doing the meeting virtually has been ruled out.
For the displaced living in crowded camps, social distancing and regular hand-washing is not an option
Amani Ballour, 32, is seen facing bombardments and shortages of food and medicine while also challenging sexist attitudes in "The Cave," which is shortlisted for best documentary feature at this year's Academy Awards.
Idlib has come under mounting bombardment in recent weeks, displacing tens of thousands of people in the northwestern province, despite a truce brokered by Turkey and Russia.
The Wagner Group is Putin's most potent weapon in advancing Russian policy objectives while maintaining plausible deniability.
Pro-Iranian militias in Syria's Deir Ezzor province recently came under missile attacks from unknown launchpads and Tehran did not react to the escalation, indicating the hostility is likely to have wider consequences.
Experts and observers warn US President Donald Trump's desire to keep Syrian oil could promote the view that the US involvement in the Middle East is to extort revenue.
Geir Pedersen to launch Syrian Constitutional Committee in Geneva on Wednesday after meeting Turkey's Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Despite submitting their coordinates to third parties as part of the UN’s ‘deconfliction system’, some 26 Syrian healthcare facilities appear to have been targeted in deliberate attacks, the UN has reported.
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