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Syrian government negotiator quits Geneva talks, says may not return

Syrian government negotiator quits Geneva talks, says may not return

Syria's top government negotiator said on Friday his team was quitting UN-led peace talks in Geneva and might not return next week, blaming the opposition's rejection of any role for President Bashar al-Assad in a transition.

Qatar has fulfilled most of Syrian aid pledges: FM

Qatar has fulfilled most of Syrian aid pledges: FM

The Foreign Minister said that raising funds and aid is of no use, unless aid is delivered to the right beneficiaries.

Syrian army pushes back rebels as peace push falters

Syrian army pushes back rebels as peace push falters

The Syrian army secured a major battlefield victory Wednesday as Russia vowed no let-up in its aerial bombardment in support of the regime, putting further pressure on fragile peace efforts in Switzerland.