ALBA Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Lebanon

2 Beirut, Sep 17.- The airplane sent by the countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) carrying humanitarian aid for those affected by the conflict in Syria arrived on Monday in this capital. The cargo includes six and a half tons of food, medicine, water and blankets, and will be distributed in Syrian camps established

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CELAC Calls for Political Solution to Conflict in Syria

0 Havana, Sep 11.- The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) urged the Secretary-General of the United Nations to continue efforts to end the conflict in Syria, according to a statement released in this capital today. The regional agency expressed its "serious concern" about the situation in Syria, and the dangers it poses to the Middle Eastern region

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Most French Citizens Oppose War in Syria

0 Paris, Sep 7. -About 70 percent of French citizens are against France''s involvement in a military aggression against Syria, according to a poll by the Ifop Institute published here on Saturday. Questioned on their position on a hypothetical intervention of allied forces in Syria, 68 percent of those surveyed said that they rejected any military intervention to solve the

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Cuba Rejects USA and Allies Intention to Attack Syria

1 Havana, Aug 28.- Cuba called today to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis, and expressed its opposition to "any attempt to undermine independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria." A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) states that "an aggression against Syria would cause serious consequences for the troubled region of the Middle East, it

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New UN Envoy to Syria Afraid of Failing his Mission

0 London, Sep 4.- The new UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, described his mission as nearly impossible, and expressed pessimism at the escalation of violence by an opposition backed by the United States and its allies. "I'm aware of how difficult it is. I cannot say impossible, but nearly impossible," said Brahimi, an ex Foreign Minister of Algeria who

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Cuban FM Reaffirms NAM´s Commitment to World Peace

1 Tehran, Aug 28.- Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, reiterated the commitment of his government and the Non-Aligned Movement to safeguarding world peace, the self-determination of nations and the path to disarmament. Rodriguez made the remarks while speaking to reporters in the Iranian capital, Tehran, where he arrived to attend a meeting of foreign ministers from member-countries of the

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US: No Plans for No-fly Zone over Syria

1 Washington, Aug 15.- US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced today that the United States has no plans for imposing a no-fly zone over Syria, and criticized the Iranian support to Damascus' government. In a pres conference at Pentagon, Panetta referred to the White House's position over the international call made by Syrian anti-government groups to impose a no-fly zone

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Syrian Armed Groups Begin Withdrawal from Alepo City

1 Damascus, Aug 9.- Syrian armed groups started fleeing from some neighbourhoods of Alepo City, due to the continuity today of the government offensive to recover strategic areas of that city. On Wednesday, Arab Syrian Army forces left big losses in men and armaments to rebels when starting a land offensive aimed at wiping out the insurgency to avoid more

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