With no other military or political solution on offer, the Syrian conflict will nestle back into a disastrous stalemate.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior member of Syria's Western-backed political opposition said Iranian participation in diplomatic talks on the conflict this week in Vienna could obstruct a political solution to the four-year-old war.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran, a close ally and military backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, welcomed a U.S.-Russian deal for a truce in Syria, saying on Sunday the conflict should be ended through politics.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syria war is escalating in tandem with intensified diplomacy, but neither growing foreign military intervention nor a revived political track look capable of bringing an end to the 4-1/2-year-old conflict.
Arab leaders called Wednesday for a political solution to the conflict in Syria, overlooking Saudi-backed demands for greater military support for rebel forces to tip the balance in the war. Syria’s opposition National Coalition chi...