03/26/14 07:31 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world's chemical weapons watchdog says more than 49 percent of the raw materials for Syria's poison gas and nerve agent program scheduled for destruction have been shipped overseas, with the rest expected to leave by the end of April. The Organization for the...
03/26/14 06:16 PM
BADROUSIEH, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels pressed their offensive deeper into the coastal heartland of President Bashar Assad's Alawite sect on Wednesday, battling government troops backed by warplanes for control of at least two villages in the heavily wooded and mountainous terrain, activists...
03/25/14 12:30 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels seized control of a seaside tourist site by the Turkish border on Tuesday that allowed them a small foothold by the Mediterranean for the first time since the uprising erupted against President Bashar Assad, activists say. The reported capture of the rocky, coastal...
03/24/14 08:30 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon blamed the Syrian government and opposition Monday for escalating violence and blocking aid to millions in desperate need of help, despite pledges from both sides to comply with a Security Council resolution demanding immediate access...
03/24/14 04:31 PM
BEIRUT (AP) — Hard-line Islamic rebels captured a small town in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border as part of their offensive in the rugged coastal region that is a bastion of support for President Bashar Assad, activists said Monday. Fighters from an array of armed opposition groups...
03/24/14 08:15 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military says a Syrian missile system "harassed" a Turkish fighter jet for more than four minutes by locking radar onto it. Monday's military's announcement said the incident happened on Sunday, the same day that Turkish fighter jets shot down a Syrian warplane...
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.
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