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Morocco threatens to expel Syrians for mosque 'disruption'
Morocco threatens to expel Syrians for mosque 'disruption'

Morocco on Friday threatened to expel some Syrian refugees it accused of "causing disruption to mosques and the faithful" in several towns, after a first warning earlier this month.

Morocco threatens to expel Syrians for mosque 'disruption'
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres. ©Reuters/Luc Gnago
Continuing Syria refugee crisis 'unconscionable': UN

Syria's civil war has forced more than nine million people from their homes, creating the world's largest displaced population, the UN said on Friday, describing the continuing conflict as "unconscionable".

Continuing Syria refugee crisis 'unconscionable': UN
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Obama, Putin speak after Ukraine deal

President Barack Obama held "constructive" talks Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin as he pressed for swift implementation of a deal to end Ukraine's deadly crackdown on protesters.

Obama, Putin speak after Ukraine deal
Moscow says US policy on Syria aids 'terrorism'
Moscow says US policy on Syria aids 'terrorism'

Moscow accused Washington of prolonging the Syrian conflict by supporting the opposition ahead of a UN Security Council vote Saturday that threatens to further deepen big power divisions.

Moscow says US policy on Syria aids 'terrorism'
Iran, world powers seek 'comprehensive' nuclear deal
Iran, world powers seek 'comprehensive' nuclear deal

Nuclear talks between Iran and world powers move to the next level as negotiators begin work on an ambitious lasting accord to silence for good fears about Tehran's atomic ambitions.

Iran, world powers seek 'comprehensive' nuclear deal
Hezbollah vows victory against extremists in Syria
Hezbollah vows victory against extremists in Syria

The chief of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, vowed on Sunday that the group would prevail against extremists fighting in neighbouring Syria.

Hezbollah vows victory against extremists in Syria
Kerry slams Russia for 'enabling' Assad to stay in power
Kerry slams Russia for 'enabling' Assad to stay in power

US Secretary of State John Kerry slammed Russia on Monday for "enabling" Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to stay in power in the war-torn country, after Geneva peace talks broke off without result at the weekend.

Kerry slams Russia for 'enabling' Assad to stay in power
Free Syrian Army fires military chief over leadership 'paralysis'
Free Syrian Army fires military chief over leadership 'paralysis'

The rebel Free Syrian Army said Sunday it had fired Selim Idriss as its military chief, citing the "difficulties faced by the Syrian revolution" in its battle with the regime.

Free Syrian Army fires military chief over leadership 'paralysis'
Failure to agree agenda 'very bad omen' for Syria talks: diplomat
Failure to agree agenda 'very bad omen' for Syria talks: diplomat

The failure of Syria's warring sides to even agree to an agenda for ongoing peace talks in Geneva does not bode well for the process.

Failure to agree agenda 'very bad omen' for Syria talks: diplomat
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. ©Reuters/Maxim Shemetov
Gulf-Russia talks to focus on Syria: Kuwait

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet his Gulf Arab counterparts on February 18 for talks expected to focus on the Syria conflict.

Gulf-Russia talks to focus on Syria: Kuwait
Obama, Hollande to cement 'forever' Franco-US friendship
Obama, Hollande to cement 'forever' Franco-US friendship

President Barack Obama will Tuesday highlight a new national security dimension to America's oldest alliance as he deploys the full pageantry of a state visit for France's President Francois Hollande.

Obama, Hollande to cement 'forever' Franco-US friendship
UN aid to enter Syria's Homs after first evacuations
UN aid to enter Syria's Homs after first evacuations

UN aid deliveries to rebel-held areas in the Syrian city of Homs were to begin Saturday, a day after dozens of civilians who survived more than 600 days of army siege were evacuated.

UN aid to enter Syria's Homs after first evacuations
Syria, UN in Homs aid deal as Aleppo fighting hots up
Syria, UN in Homs aid deal as Aleppo fighting hots up

Aid operations were due to start in besieged areas of Homs Friday, a US official said, as Syria and the UN agreed to hold a "humanitarian pause" on fighting in the devastated city.

Syria, UN in Homs aid deal as Aleppo fighting hots up
Egypt army chief says he will run for president: Kuwait paper
Egypt army chief says he will run for president: Kuwait paper

Egypt's top military commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in comments published in Kuwait Thursday that he has decided to run in the presidential election scheduled for April.

Egypt army chief says he will run for president: Kuwait paper
Syria opposition chief to press Russia on Assad
Syria opposition chief to press Russia on Assad

Syria's opposition leader met Russia's top diplomat on Tuesday in a bid to persuade Moscow to pressure Damascus to agree to a transitional government for the war-scarred nation.

Syria opposition chief to press Russia on Assad
36 dead in air strikes on Syria's Aleppo: monitor
36 dead in air strikes on Syria's Aleppo: monitor

At least 36 people were killed Sunday in regime air strikes and aerial attacks with explosive-packed barrels on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

36 dead in air strikes on Syria's Aleppo: monitor
Syria foes set to end talks with no concrete progress
Syria foes set to end talks with no concrete progress

Syria's warring sides are expected to wrap up their first peace talks on Friday without concrete progress on ending the violence, a political transition or ensuring humanitarian aid for millions in need.

Syria foes set to end talks with no concrete progress
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the 47th International Conference on Security Policy in Munich, February 5, 2011. ©Reuters/Bundesregierung/Guido Bergmann/Pool
Syria, spying, Iran in focus at global security meet

Global leaders from politics, defence and diplomacy meet in Germany from Friday to discuss conflict hotspots and looming threats, from Syria and Afghanistan to East Asia and Africa.

Syria, spying, Iran in focus at global security meet
Australia fears domestic extremism from Syria conflict
Australia fears domestic extremism from Syria conflict

The conflict in Syria poses new risks of homegrown extremism in Australia, with citizens returning radicalised after fighting there.

Australia fears domestic extremism from Syria conflict
US ship heads out to destroy Syrian chemical weapons
US ship heads out to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

A specially-equipped US naval ship departed for Italy on Monday on a ground-breaking mission to destroy Syria's most dangerous chemical agents.

US ship heads out to destroy Syrian chemical weapons