By Paul Bedard | 03/19/14 04:30 PM
A Lebanese-American man nabbed in Detroit on charges that he was on his way to fight for Hezbollah and Syria is raising new concerns about trained jihadists hiding in the United States and the possibility they will turn their fire on America, according to officials and Hill leaders.
03/19/14 04:02 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes unleashed a series of airstrikes on Syrian military posts early Wednesday, killing one soldier and wounding seven in one of the most serious clashes between the countries in the past four decades. The airstrikes came in retaliation for a roadside bombing a...
03/19/14 02:46 PM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian troops pressed an offensive near the Lebanese border on Wednesday, capturing a village from rebels whose forces appear to be collapsing along a key central front, state media and activists said. Ras al-Ayyn was the latest area in the Qalamoun region to fall to...
03/19/14 02:46 PM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The world's chemical weapons watchdog says more than 45 percent of the raw materials for Syria's poison gas and nerve agent program slated for destruction outside the country have been shipped out. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons...
03/18/14 04:46 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Sunni Muslim demonstrators used burning tires to close key roads across Lebanon Tuesday to protest a blockade of their brethren by Shiite gunmen, officials said, as the country struggles to keep a lid on simmering sectarian tensions enflamed by the civil war in neighboring Syria....
By Susan Crabtree | 03/18/14 12:36 PM
Daniel Rubinstein, President Obama's newly appointed special envoy for Syria, announced the decision in a statement Tuesday afternoon. It comes three years after the beginning of the bloody civil war that has killed more than 130,000 people.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:08 PM
U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers calling on President Obama to develop a stronger strategy for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria.
By Diane Dimond | 03/07/14 05:55 PM
My dear grandma Cora always grew geraniums -- red geraniums, to be specific. Nearly every time I went to went to visit her she had pots of them flowering outside the front door. I would gently stroke the leaves and breathe in that unmistakable geranium smell. To this day I love the smell of...
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