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New UN Envoy Begins Syria Mission

Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen has a long list of accomplishments from his work with the UN and the as part of the Oslo accords writes Asharq Al-Awsat.

What Happened Over the Weekend

US airstrikes on civilians, protests in Idleb, women and children released and Jan Egeland resigns. Catch up on everything you missed over the weekend.

Foreign Influence Draws New Borders Throughout Syria

A plethora of foreign powers have staked an interest in the Syrian conflict and the shape of their influence in the country’s future is starting to become clearer writes Asharq al-Awsat

What is Going on in Oslo?

Regime refused to participate in the ‘second track’ diplomacy meeting