A look at how the #Syrian conflict has changed the world http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Syrian-War-How-it-changed-the-world/articleshow/51381849.cms … … v @timesofindia
A look at how the Syrian conflict has changed the world – Times of India
The Syrian conflict has had outsized impact on global politics. It saw rise of the Islamic State, Russia’s emergence as major global player, a destabilized Europe due to inflow of migrants and terror…
Syria talks to tackle Bashar al-Assad’s presidency: Syrian government and opposition trade barbs about future of President Assad in lead up to crucial Geneva meeting. (AJE, 13 Mar 2016 12:28 GMT)
Opposition negotiators have started arriving in Geneva ahead of crucial Syria peace talks, which are expected to tackle the issue of President Bashar al-Assad’s presidency head on.
The talks on Monday will coincide with next week’s fifth anniversary of a war that has killed more than 250,000 people, created the world’s worst refugee crisis, and allowed the expansion of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) armed group.
Al Jazeera’s diplomatic editor James Bays, reporting from Geneva, said UN envoy Staffan de Mistura has openly stated he wants the talks to focus on «substantive issues», including a new constitution and UN-monitored elections…MORE
Life goes on in Damascus: ‘We cannot give up and lose our hope’ – video
Five years on from the start of Syria’s civil war, Sean Smith meets the people determined to live and work in Damascus
A video about regime-held Damascus by @SeanPhotoSmithhttp://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2016/mar/11/syria-civil-war-life-damascus-not-lose-hope-video …
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