Syria opposition unity talks face specter of collapse
ISTANBUL - Syrian opposition talks aimed at presenting a coherent front at an international peace conference to end the civil war faced the prospect of collapse after President Bashar al-Assad's foes failed to cut an internal deal, opposition sources said on Friday.
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Russia Says Syria Will Attend Geneva Peace Talks
The United States and Russia had agreed to pull together the peace conference, with Russia responsible for bringing the government of President Bashar al-Assad to the table.
Fighters Enter Syria to Defend Shiites
Shiite fighters, primarily from Lebanon, Iran and Iraq, are flowing into Syria to defend President Bashar al-Assad's regime but more fundamentally to protect the Shiite faith from what they see as a regional Sunni onslaught.
West may boost Syria rebels if Assad won't talk peace
AMMAN - Washington threatened on Wednesday to increase support for Syria's rebels if President Bashar al-Assad refuses to discuss a political end to a civil war that is spreading across borders.
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Iran and Hezbollah’s Support for Syria Complicates U.S. Strategy on Peace Talks
The stepped-up support President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has received from Iran and Hezbollah appears to have fortified his belief that he can hang on to power and prevail militarily.