Lakhdar Brahimi

Syria Peace Talks On Verge Of Collapse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

Peace talks in Geneva between the Assad regime and the main factions of the Syria opposition are on the verge of collapse, after government representa...

What Happened When Syria's Warring Parties Met For The First Time In Three Years?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

They entered through separate doors, then sat around a u-shaped table in a room wrought with tension, and spoke to each other only through a UN repres...

The West Must Press for Syria's Warring Parties to Sit Down and Negotiate an End to War

Julien Barnes-Dacey | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Politics
Julien Barnes-Dacey

Any hope of stemming the tragic loss of life in Syria today rests on finding a political way out of the civil war. Given enduring domestic and regional support for both parties there is, quite simply, little to no prospect of one side emerging victorious despite the maximalist aims of both parties.

Syria Bleeds, World Watches: Any Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Politics
Muhammad Abdul Bari

The intransigence of the Assad regime, weak opposition and division in the UN Security Council has created a dreadful stalemate. The often-admired Arab Spring has fallen flat in Syria. A propaganda war between the regime and the opposition gives a distorted picture of the real Syrian tragedy.

'We Must Stop Syria's Unprecedented Horror'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Syria's war has descended into "unprecedented levels of horror" the UN's envoy has warned, saying it is only the international community that can help...

Car Bomb In Damascus 'Kills At Least 10'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK

A massive car bomb has exploded next to a police station in a central Damascus, killing at least ten people according to early reports. The blast h...