Turkey Wants UN to Take Tougher Steps to End War in Syria

Fears that the Syrian civil war is spilling into the neighbouring countries is forcing many neighbouring countries to take a tougher stand on the conflict. Many surrounding Arab countries, which have been seeing a heavy influx of refugees and a spill-over effect of the violence in the form of cross border fires, are deciding to take a tougher joint action and are even considering military intervention.
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Intense Fighting going on in Aleppo and Daraa

After a relative lull on the first day of Eid al-Fitr holiday, the fighting renewed in Syria. The activists and rights groups said that the Syrian government forces struck Aleppo and Daraa with full force on the second day of the festival and killed about 30 people. This is perhaps a sign that the President Bashar Assad’s regime has continued to quell all opposition even after a 21-month uprising.
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Syrian Opposition Calls for a No-fly Zone to Protect Civilians

The civil war in Syria has had a tremendous impact on the lives of the common man. The war has gradually transformed into an ethnic conflict, where thousands of lives have been lost and the count only continuing to increase with time. Several hundreds have been rendered homeless and have fled across the border to find refuge in the neighbouring countries. The Syrian civil war has its effect in almost each and every province in the country.
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Brahimi from Algeria would Replace Annan as UN’s Peace Envoy to Syria

Kofi Annan, the former UN Secretary General and the joint UN-Arab League envoy to Syria, resigned from his position after all his attempts to achieve ceasefire in Syria failed. On announcing his resignation on August 2, 2012, Annan said that divisions within the United Nations Security Council were not conducive to presenting a unified approach to prevent fighting in Syria.
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Obama wants a better opposition to shake up the Assad government

One of the most important decisions taken by the American President, Barack Obama, after being re-elected for the second term would be the US intervention in the Syrian crisis. The United States says that it would need a well-organised structural and functional opposition in Syria to resist the violence of Assad’s regime and also to look after the welfare of the people.
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Need for human rights watch groups in the wake of ethnic conflict

The war in Syria is no longer a civil war but a full-fledged ethnic conflict. Several thousands have lost lives, while thousands of others have been rendered homeless, with many fleeing across the Syrian border every day. As the war continues to wage on, there is a growing need for a more involved participation of human rights watch groups in the country.
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Syrian War: Financial & Economic Drain

The ongoing civil war in Syria has had a major impact on the financial status of the country, lending its currency much weaker, expanding recession and wrecking the country’s tourism industry. Estimated to amount to over 2000 billion Syrian pounds, which is almost $30 billion, these losses have led to a deeper crisis. Amid an array of dreary economic policies and various international sanctions, investors are wary of the market while households are indisposed to spending.
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Rebuilding Syria Post War

A civil war that has claimed thousands of lives and rendered lakhs of people homeless is also the reason behind the mass destruction of many Syrian cities, which includes both big and small cities. People are fleeing the country and seeking refuge in neighbouring nations, and these people are consequently finding it increasingly difficult to cope with the existing situation. And if the Syrian government resorts to using chemical weapons, as is being predicted and feared, the aftermath is going to be very ugly and worse than the present situation.
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