03/21/14 06:16 AM
GENEVA (AP) — Most asylum seekers turned to Europe last year as Syria, Russia and Afghanistan topped the list of places where people fled their homelands to ask for protection from another country, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday. The agency's report found that Europe totaled...
03/21/14 05:01 AM
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese police say sectarian clashes linked to the civil war in neighboring Syria have killed at least three people overnight in the northern city of Tripoli. Violence related to Syria's conflict frequently breaks out between two impoverished rival neighborhoods in Tripoli, one...
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.
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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