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Civilian Evacuations Ready, Says Syrian Government

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.19.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syria's government said Tuesday it was ready to act on a U.N. call to evacuate civilians trapped in the rebellious central city of Homs...

U.N Demands Civilian Evacuation In Homs

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- The head of the U.N. observers' mission in Syria demanded Sunday that warring parties allow the evacuation of women, children, elderly and s...

UN Observers Suspend Syria Mission

AP | ZEINA KARAM and DIAA HADID | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

BEIRUT — U.N. observers suspended their patrols in Syria on Saturday due to a recent spike in violence, the strongest sign yet that an internati...

'No Number Of Observers Can Achieve End To Violence'

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 07.18.2012 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- The head of a U.N. observer team in Syria cautioned Friday that the mission cannot achieve a permanent end to the violence without ...

U.N. Monitor Team Evacuated From Tense Town

AP | By BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- A team of international observers was evacuated Wednesday from a tense town in northern Syria a day after their convoy was hit by a roadside...

U.N. Monitors Spend Night Under Fighters' Protection

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

BEIRUT, May 16 (Reuters) - The United Nations aims to collect a monitoring team from the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun on Wednesday, the head ...

Annan: 'If Confirmed This Is Unacceptable'

AP | BEN HUBBARD and JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

BEIRUT — France raised the prospect of military intervention in Syria on Wednesday, saying the U.N. should consider harsher measures if an inter...

UN Sending Food Aid For 500,000 Syrians

AP | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. food agency says it will soon deliver help to 500,000 people in Syria, a tenfold increase since December. Even after the increase,...

Bloodshed In Damascus And Hama As Monitors Visit Douma

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian troops heavily shelled a suburb of the capital Tuesday, and satellite imagery showed that Syria has failed to withdraw all of it...