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Staffan de Mistura

Donors set to stump up billions for Syria

International donors are expected Wednesday to pledge billions of dollars for Syria after the UN's special envoy warned of a looming humanitarian disaster in the rebel-held region of Idlib.

Assad negotiators meet UN envoy at Syria peace talks

GENEVA: Syria's government met with United Nations envoys on Wednesday for talks aimed at ending the civil war, in a small boost for the negotiations that Damascus had threatened to boycott. The government had initially refused to…

UN envoy questions US engagement on Syria

MUNICH: UN envoy Staffan de Mistura on Sunday questioned US President Donald Trump's engagement in solving the Syrian conflict, just days ahead of crucial peace talks in Geneva. "Where is the US in all this? I can't tell you because I…

UN dismisses rumours that Syria envoy has quit

GENEVA: The United Nations on Thursday dismissed rumours that its special envoy for the Syrian conflict, Staffan de Mistura, had resigned. "Media reports that Special Envoy de Mistura is resigning his post are not accurate. The Special…