iOS app Android app

President Assad

UN: Evidence Suggests Assad Involved In War Crimes

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.02.2013 | World

GENEVA (AP) — A growing body of evidence collected by U.N. investigators points to the involvement of senior Syrian officials, including President B...

Should America Act on Syria?

Zhivargo Laing | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Zhivargo Laing

More often than not, America has been the proverbial Good Samaritan turning to the man in need rather than away from him. Each instance is a matter of deep soul-searching as a nation, counting the cost of helping, of intervening.

Syria: Despite Denials, More Cluster Bomb Attacks

Human Rights Watch | Posted 12.23.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Mounting evidence shows that Syria’s air force is continuing to drop cluster bombs on towns across five governorates despite ...

Syria: New Evidence Military Dropped Cluster Bombs

Human Rights Watch | Posted 12.14.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

New evidence has emerged that the Syrian air force has used cluster munitions in recent days. Many of the strikes were near the main highway that runs through Ma'arat al-Nu'man, the site of a confrontation between government and rebel forces this week.

Syrian President Says Government To Lift Emergency Law

AP | By ZEINA KARAM | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

BEIRUT -- Bowing to pressure from a popular uprising, Syria's president promised Saturday to end nearly 50 years of emergency rule next week but coupl...