Sept 13 (Reuters) - Here is a snapshot of Reuters news about the crisis in Syria:
* Russia and the United States agree at meetings in Geneva to push again for an international conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war as talks on removing chemical weapons raised hopes for broader negotiations.
* Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov warns U.S. President Obama that military intervention in Syria would further destabilize the country and the wider region.
* The international envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, will hold three-way talks with U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and Lavrov on Friday, the United Nations said.
* Syrian government forces have deliberately targeted hospitals, attacked field hospitals with fighter jets and prevented the sick and wounded from receiving medical care, U.N. war crimes investigators say.
* Syria became a full member of the global anti-chemical weapons treaty on Thursday, the country's U.N. envoy said, a move that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had promised as part of a Russian plan to avoid U.S. air strikes.
"We are committed to trying to work together, beginning with this initiative on the chemical weapons, in hopes that those efforts could pay off and bring peace and stability to a war-torn part of the world." - U.S. Secretary of State Kerry.
"Legally speaking, Syria has become, starting today, a full member of the (chemical weapons) convention." - Syrian U.N. Ambassador Bashar Ja'afar
"When we see the United States really wants stability in our region and stops threatening, striving to attack, and also ceases arms deliveries to terrorists, then we will believe that the necessary processes can be finalized," Syrian President Bashar al-Assad quoted by Russian state television.
* U.S. stocks were poised for a slightly higher open, after retail sales and consumer sentiment data did little to alter market expectations the Federal Reserve may begin to scale back its stimulus measures next week.
* U.S. Secretary of State Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and U.N.-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi hold talked in Geneva.