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Syria Protest

Jennifer Bendery

Code Pink's Medea Benjamin Celebrates Birthday At White House Syria Protest | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Medea Benjamin, the leader of the anti-war group Code Pink and perhaps the most easily recognizable protester in Washington, celebrated ...

Angelenos Protest Obama

Los Angeles Daily News | Kelly Goff | Posted 11.01.2013 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Los Angeles streets Saturday afternoon to denounce proposed military action in Syria. The group conde...

John McCain: World On Brink Of 'Most Horrendous Act' Of The Century

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Speaking about reports that Syria is preparing chemical weapons for potential use against its people, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) warned that the world...

End the Slaughter in Syria While Isolating Iran

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 04.22.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

For all intents and purposes, Syria has turned into the battleground between the forces of moderation and the forces of extremism in the Middle East.

Today We Are All Syrians

Don Kraus | Posted 04.11.2012 | World
Don Kraus

When a nation's rule of law has broken down completely, the international community needs to know exactly how and when to step in to prevent human rights violations from occurring. The ongoing conflict in Syria has pointed out just how far we are from truly fulfilling our Responsibility to Protect.

5,000 Killed In Syria's Bloody Crackdown

Reuters | Khaled Yacoub Oweis | Posted 02.12.2012 | World

(Reuters) - More than 5,000 people have been killed in nine months of unrest in Syria, the U.N. human rights chief said, as an insurgency began to ove...

Syria: Major Battle Stokes Fears Of Civil War

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 02.11.2012 | World


Official: U.S. Ambassador Will Return To Syria

AP | Posted 02.05.2012 | World

GENEVA — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton held a rare meeting on Tuesday with Syrian opposition figures as the Obama administration re...

U.N. At Least 100 Killed In Syria In Past Week

AP | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

GENEVA — The U.N. human rights office says security forces have killed at least 100 people in Syria during the past week. U.N. Deputy High Comm...

'Gaddafi Is Gone, Now It's Your Turn Bashar'

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Taking inspiration from the rapid unraveling of the regime in Libya, thousands of Syrians poured into the streets Monday and taunted Pr...

'People Are Being Slaughtered Like Sheep'

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 10.04.2011 | World

BEIRUT — The flashpoint Syrian city of Hama endured a fifth day under military siege Thursday, with a resident saying people were being "slaught...

SHOCK: Syrian Songwriter Who Inspired Thousand Of Protesters Gruesomely Killed

AP | By BASSEM MROUE | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

BEIRUT -- Ibrahim Qashoush's lyrics moved thousands of protesters in Syria who sang his jaunty verses at rallies, telling President Bashar Assad, "Tim...

Only a Democracy Can Liberate the Golan

Sami Moubayed | Posted 09.11.2011 | World
Sami Moubayed

It is foolish to believe that if/when the Baath is no longer "leader of state and society," Syria would crumble before international pressure to sign peace with Israel or automatically transform into a Mubarak-like Egypt.

Nakba Day a Disastrous Tactic for Mideast Peace

Anav Silverman | Posted 07.20.2011 | World
Anav Silverman

Recent events contribute to the perpetuation of two often repeated lies: that the Arab world wants peace with the Jewish State and that Israel returning to the 1967 borders will magically resolve the conflict.