03.09.2012 [Voice of America (blog)] - Algerian diplomat LakhdarBrahimi said in an interview broadcast Monday by the BBC that he does not yet see any ways around the barriers that blocked the efforts of his predecessor, Kofi Annan, but that he will continue trying. Brahimi says he realizes
24.08.2012 [Huffington Post] - LakhdarBrahimi, a 78-year-old veteran Algerian diplomat and former U.N. envoy to Afghanistan and Iraq, made his comments alongside Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon in his first public appearance at the United Nations since accepting the job abandoned
17.08.2012 [New York Times] - LakhdarBrahimi, a former Algerian foreign minister and widely respected statesman, was appointed Friday as the new special envoy to Syria from the United Nations and Arab League to replace Kofi Annan, who resigned in frustration two weeks ago over his
10.08.2012 [Huffington Post] - UNITED NATIONS, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The man expected to replace Kofi Annan as the U.N.-Arab League mediator on Syria, LakhdarBrahimi of Algeria, on Friday urged world leaders to overcome their differences on a 17-month-old conflict that is descending
03.09.2012 [CBS News] - LakhdarBrahimi's comments on Monday came as activists said Syrian warplanes bombed the northern town of Al-Bab, killing at least 15 people. "I'm scared of the weight of responsibility. People are already saying: 'People are dying and what are you doing?
04.09.2012 [BBC News] - Speaking to the UN General Assembly in his first formal speech since assuming the role, LakhdarBrahimi called for unity in addressing the crisis. He said he would travel to Syria in the next few days and needed UN support. Syria's UN ambassador said
04.09.2012 [International Business Times] - The same day, Ban announced the appointment of LakhdarBrahimi as the new Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States, a role that Kofi Annan resigned from in early August out of frustration. The UN Supervision Mission in Syria
03.09.2012 [CASMII] - Hillary also appeared on Al Jazeera over the weekend to talk about the new United Nations/Arab League envoy for Syria, LakhdarBrahimi, and the prospects for progress toward resolving the conflict there. Her two interviews bring together a number of
01.09.2012 [GlobalPost] - LakhdarBrahimi, the new UN envoy to Syria, said Saturday that the need for a change in leadership in Syria was both "urgent" and "necessary." “The Syrian government has to meet the people's demand for change,” Brahimi told Al Arabiya's Talal Alhaj in
03.09.2012 [BBC News] - One of the UN's most experienced troubleshooters, LakhdarBrahimi, has embarked on one of the world's toughest jobs with a bleak warning it may be "nearly impossible" for him to succeed in ending the violence in Syria. But the 78-year-old veteran
03.09.2012 [The Guardian] - The conditions for success for LakhdarBrahimi in his mission is for specific countries - Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey - to announce their commitment to the six-point [peace] plan and completely stop sending weapons [to rebels] and close borders to
03.09.2012 [BBC News] - The new UN-Arab League envoy on Syria, LakhdarBrahimi, has given a deeply pessimistic view of the task ahead of him, as he takes up his new post. Speaking to the BBC, the veteran Algerian diplomat described his mission as "nearly impossible".
03.09.2012 [NBCNews.com (blog)] - LakhdarBrahimi, newly-appointed Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, arrives at a meeting at United Nations headquarters in New York City on Friday. Brahimi replaced Kofi Annan as the United
03.09.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - LakhdarBrahimi, the new envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League to Syria, gave a pessimistic view of the situation in Syria, where at least 25,000 people have already died in 18 months of revolution. He also said there was not much he could do
29.08.2012 [Al-Monitor] - ... on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012. Will LakhdarBrahimi manage to succeed where his predecessor Kofi Annan failed, or more specifically was led to fail? Annan could not implement his six-point plan, remaining stuck at the first point relating to the cease
03.09.2012 [Reuters] - LONDON (Reuters) - Diplomatic attempts to end the Syrian conflict are "nearly impossible" and not enough is being done to end the fighting, the new U.N. and Arab League mediator LakhdarBrahimi said in a BBC interview broadcast on Monday. "I know how
03.09.2012 [News24] - As the violence raged, new international peace envoy LakhdarBrahimi said change in Syria was "unavoidable", although he carefully refrained from calling for President Bashar Assad to step down, as his predecessor Kofi Annan had. Speaking to the BBC
03.09.2012 [Hurriyet Daily News] - I can't say impossible - nearly impossible,” LakhdarBrahimi, an Algerian diplomat, said in a BBC interview. Brahimi replaced Kofi Annan as the United Nations and Arab League joint special representative on Syria at the end of August. Brahimi said he
03.09.2012 [Christian Science Monitor] - LakhdarBrahimi (L), newly-appointed Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria meets with United Nation's Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York in this handout photo supplied by the United Nations in
02.09.2012 [Aljazeera.com] - LakhdarBrahimi, the UN-Arab League Special Representative for Syria, has said that change in Syria has to be part of the solution. The new envoy for Syria, who succeeds Kofi Annan, told Al Jazeera on Saturday that "change [in Syria] is necessary
03.09.2012 [Zee News] - ... Bashar al-Assad, Aleppo. Syria mission nearly impossible: UN envoy Brahimi Damascus: The new UN-Arab League envoy to Syria, LakhdarBrahimi, has given a pessimistic view of the task ahead of him, saying that the Syrian mission is 'nearly impossible'.
01.09.2012 [Khaleej Times] - Veteran troubleshooter LakhdarBrahimi took up faltering international attempts to end the Syria conflict on Saturday leaving predecessor Kofi Annan to tend his diplomatic wounds. With Syria marking the bloodiest month yet in the civil war and mounting
02.09.2012 [RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty] - LakhdarBrahimi was speaking in New York on September 1, his first day on the job as the Syrian envoy for the United Nations and Arab League. Speaking to the broadcaster Al Arabiya, Brahimi said the onus was on the government rather than the rebels to
04.09.2012 [PBS NewsHour] - Officials said for many, the damage from Hurricane Isaac ended up being worse than that from Hurricane Katrina. Also, President Assad's regime has pledged support for a new United Nations diplomatic envoy to Syria, Algerian diplomat LakhdarBrahimi.