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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UN Security Council to Authorize 300 Observers in Syria

4 United Nations, Apr 21.- The UN Security Council on Saturday will increase the number of observers to 300 to stop violence in Syria and implement a plan agreed between UN envoy Kofi Annan and the government of that country. The related resolution will be voted during a special session convened on Saturday at 11:00 hours, local time in New

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