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  1. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in

    Russia to Turkey: You can't have Syrian safe zone without Assad's consent

    Russia told Turkey on Thursday it had no right to create a "safe zone" inside Syria unless it sought and received the consent of President Bashar ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with AFP news agency

    Syria's Assad suspends special visas for EU diplomats

    The European Commission said on Thursday that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad had suspended special visas for European Union diplomats to ...
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    Assad blocks access to Damascus for EU envoys - diplomats

  4. Nasr al-Hariri, Head of the Syrian Negotiation Commission, speaks at a news conference in Brussels

    Syrian opposition says surprised by countries reconciling with Assad

    Syria’s chief opposition negotiator said on Sunday he was surprised by countries rebuilding ties with the Syrian government and urged them to ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: man walks past a banner showing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Douma, outside Dama

    Foreign secretary Hunt: Syria's Assad will be around for a while

    Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will remain in place for "a while" thanks to support from ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Syrian army soldiers ride on a motorbike through rubble in al-Hajar al-Aswad

    Syria extends time for post-war property claims under disputed law

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has amended a disputed land law that alarmed refugees and the countries hosting them, giving owners more time to ...
  7. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad meets with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari in Damascus

    Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus, discuss situation in Syria

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met representatives of Russia's foreign and defence ministries in Damascus on Friday, Russia's foreign ministry ...
  8. FILE PHOTO:  Smoke rises behind the ancient castle of the rebel-controlled town of Maaret al-Numan

    Why Idlib matters and the obstacles Assad faces there

    The Syrian conflict has turned towards the northwestern Idlib region, where government preparations for a Russian-backed offensive have sparked a ...
  9. A girl holds a Syrian flag and a picture of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Deraa

    For buoyant Assad, Syrian war enters tricky phase

    President Bashar al-Assad's path to a final victory in the war in Syria is strewn with diplomatic landmines that will complicate his attempt to ...