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Yara Abi Nader

Lebanese illustrator challenges views of Arab women through art

Mar 07 2019

BEIRUT Lebanese artist Christina Atik has produced a series of digital pictures to illustrate sentences commonly used in Arab countries to criticize women with the aim of empowering Arab women.

Syrian refugee challenges therapy stigma

Oct 03 2018

BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon Hana al-Ali broke a stigma when she opened up to a therapist about the strains she faced as a Syrian refugee in Lebanon. Now, she is encouraging other refugees to talk through their problems.

Syrian government says agenda agreed, seeks united opposition at next Geneva talks

Mar 04 2017

GENEVA Syria's chief negotiator said on Saturday that the "only thing" achieved at 10-day talks in Geneva was an agreed agenda and that the government wanted a unified opposition delegation as its negotiating partner.

Russia says U.N. move on Syria sanctions negative for Geneva talks

Feb 28 2017

GENEVA Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Tuesday a U.N. Security Council resolution put forward by Western powers to punish Syria's government over its alleged use of chemical weapons would harm peace talks in Geneva.

Russia says UN move on Syria sanctions negative for Geneva talks

Feb 28 2017

GENEVA Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Tuesday a U.N. Security Council resolution put forward by Western powers to punish Syria's government over its alleged use of chemical weapons would harm peace talks in Geneva.

Syria opposition seeks clarity from power-broker Russia at Geneva talks

Feb 27 2017

GENEVA The main opposition group at Syrian peace talks in Geneva wants to meet Russian envoys to discuss what it says are Moscow's broken ceasefire promises, a move diplomats say aims to put pressure on the Russian-backed Syrian government delegation.

Syrian opposition impatient for talks, wants Russian pressure

Feb 25 2017

GENEVA Syria's opposition is impatient for face-to-face peace talks in Geneva, but things could fall apart if Russia does not pressure President Bashar al-Assad on holding talks and push it to abide by a ceasefire, an opposition member said on Saturday.

Syrian women demand U.N. talks address fate of detainees

Feb 23 2017

GENEVA Syrian women demanded on Thursday that the fate of their detained or missing relatives be addressed in United Nations- sponsored peace talks, hoping they lead to prisoner releases.

Syrian women demand U.N. talks address fate of detainees

Feb 23 2017

GENEVA Syrian women demanded on Thursday that the fate of their detained or missing relatives be addressed in United Nations- sponsored peace talks, hoping they lead to prisoner releases.

In Istanbul nightclub, gunman picked off the wounded

Jan 03 2017

ISTANBUL Shot in the arm and slumped behind a table, Francois al-Asmar played dead as the gunman walked through the exclusive Istanbul nightclub shooting the wounded as they lay on the ground.

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