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Syria's Civil War Claims The Lives Of More Schoolchildren

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.28.2016 | World

By Ellen Francis and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began a counter-attack in Aleppo on Friday with heavy shelling of government-held...

A prayer for Aleppo

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 10.26.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

The world is so preoccupied with its daily race forward, that it seems not to notice the worst human crisis in decades: the Syrian city of Aleppo is d...

Five Stupendous Lies Told By Buglers for Military Intervention in Syria

Bruce Fein | Posted 10.23.2016 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her fellow buglers for greater United States military intervention in Syria build their case on fi...

The Battle for Mosul Diverts the World's Attention Away from Aleppo

Raghida Dergham | Posted 10.23.2016 | World
Raghida Dergham

Defeating ISIS in Mosul will be in the interest of Sunni Arabs in general as much asit will be in the interests of Iran and Shia Arabs in Iraq. The pr...

These Kids Trapped In Aleppo Have Something To Say To Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics

The children of Aleppo have a few questions for the U.S. presidential candidates, one of whom who will assume responsibility this January for the Unit...

Weekend Roundup: Aleppo Is The 21st-Century Guernica

Nathan Gardels | Posted 10.14.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

A fertile crossroads of trade and culture for millennia, Aleppo today is a victim of the unfathomable suffering that results when ancient enmities mee...


Christopher Brauchli | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Profound thoughts arise only in debate, with a possibility of counterargument, only when there is a possibility of expressing not only correct ideas b...

Relentless Bombing Kills 150 More In Aleppo This Week

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 10.13.2016 | World

Renewed bombing of rebel-held eastern Aleppo has killed more than 150 people this week, rescue workers said on Thursday, as the Syrian government step...

Aleppo Before The War: A Look Back At A Once-Thriving Metropolis

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 10.12.2016 | World

Once a buzzing city and now a raging war zone, Aleppo has endured a catastrophic transformation in under a decade. Aleppo was, until recently, a thriv...

$13.6 Trillion Is The Cost Of Violence Last Year. What Is The Price Of Peace?

Yonatan Neril | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
Yonatan Neril

While violence of all kinds takes a toll, in war, we don't just kill other human beings. We also destroy the forests and fields and crops and water they rely on. We drop bombs, set fires, plant explosive devices, and cause oil spills, and the environmental devastation that follows remains.

The Final Collapse of Obama's Syrian Policy

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 10.08.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Russian President Vladimir Putin and American President Barack Obama The Syrian ceasefire has disintegrated. At best it survived 48 hours. In realit...

That Time Gary Johnson And George W. Bush Sorta High-Fived Over Not Knowing Stuff

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.07.2016 | Politics

Most politicians are born with a congenital inability to admit that they don’t know something. Gary Johnson is not most politicians. The Libertarian...

Rebels In Aleppo Reject Assad’s Amnesty Offer

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 10.06.2016 | World

Rebels holed up in Aleppo can leave with their families if they lay down their arms, President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday, vowing to press on wi...

UN: Attack On Aleppo Aid Convoy Was Airstrike

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 10.05.2016 | World

GENEVA (Reuters) - Analysis of satellite imagery of a deadly attack on an aid convoy in Syria last month showed that it was an airstrike, a United Nat...

Aleppo Is Your Dream Vacation Spot — If You Ask The Syrian Government

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 10.04.2016 | World

Syria’s Ministry of Tourism has churned out a number of promotional videos in recent weeks, encouraging foreigners to visit places like Aleppo ― o...

Syria Is Everyone's Concern

Robert Caruso | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics
Robert Caruso

The above, adapted from Fortune Favors The Bold: Principled Leadership In A New American Century, has been separated from the deliverable with the exp...

UN Rights Chief Warns Russia Over Aleppo Airstrikes

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.04.2016 | World

GENEVA, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Russia on Tuesday over its use of incendiary weapons in air str...

U.S. Suspends Talks With Russia On Syria Ceasefire

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.03.2016 | World

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The United States broke off talks with Russia on Monday on implementing a ceasefire agreement on Syria and accused Mosco...

The Aleppo Tragedy: A Moral Imperative to Act

Michel Gabaudan | Posted 10.02.2016 | World
Michel Gabaudan

Despite the joy felt when a young Syrian girl was pulled from Aleppo's rubble on Friday, the images from the besieged city have been shocking this wee...

Syrian Regime Forces And Allies Advance Towards Aleppo

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.03.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Syrian government and allied forces have advanced towards Aleppo, pursuing their week-old offensive to take the rebel-held p...

Aleppo Hospitals 'On The Verge Of Total Collapse' As Government Advances

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.02.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Syrian government and allied forces advanced north of Aleppo, pressing their week-old offensive to take the insurgent-held, ...

Russian Jets Pound Aleppo As U.S. Clings To Diplomacy

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.02.2016 | World

AMMAN, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Russian war planes struck rebel-held areas north of Aleppo on Saturday as the army shelled the besieged old quarter in a majo...

Syria Decimated Under World Watch: A Letter from Syrians Working with US, UK, And European Funded Organizations

#AleppoIsBurning | Posted 09.30.2016 | World

We Syrian actors work for US, UK and European organizations or implement US, UK and European-funded programs both remotely and in Syria. Months ago, many of us signed a statement warning that our work was endangered due to escalated Assad regime and Russian attacks.

Battle For Aleppo: Fighting Intensifies Between Syrian Forces And Rebels

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 09.30.2016 | World

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and rebels fought battles north of Aleppo and in the city center on Friday, a week into a Russian-backed o...

Hundreds Are Wounded In Besieged Aleppo And Need Evacuation, UN Says

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.29.2016 | World

GENEVA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Hundreds of wounded need evacuation from besieged eastern Aleppo, where medical supplies are running low and there are onl...