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Syria War

After Fleeing Bloodshed In Syria, Refugees Face Horror In Egypt

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — An international human rights group urged Egypt on Thursday to end its policy of unlawfully detaining Syrian refugees, includi...

Dates Set For Long-Anticipated Syrian Peace Conference

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2013 | World

MOSCOW, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Syria's deputy prime minister said on Thursday a long-delayed international conference aimed at ending hi...

Security A Concern For Weapons Inspectors In Syria

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Car bombs and mortar shells have exploded close to the hotel where chemical weapons inspecto...

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LOOK: Powerful Photos Show Syrian Refugees' Message To The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Eline Gordts | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

After more than two years of fighting, Syria's refugee crisis has grown to epic proportions. More than 2 million people have fled the war-torn c...

More Than 40 Fighters Dead In Syria Clashes

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say that two days of heavy clashes between Kurdish fighters and al-Qaida-linked rebels in the northeast hav...

Minibus Blast Kills 21 In Syria

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* Mine planted by Syrian government forces, say opposition * Violence continues despite calls for Eid al-Adha ceasefire ...

Fighting Rages In Syria On Eid Al-Adha

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes bombed several rebel-held areas Tuesday and opposition fighters fired mortar rounds and homemade rockets at...

Gunmen Kidnap 7 Red Cross Workers In Syria

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIRUT — BEIRUT (AP) — Gunmen kidnapped a team of seven workers from the International Committee of the Red Cross after stopping their convoy ...

LOOK: The Epic Struggle Of 3 Syrian Sisters

Benoît Le Corre and Félix Guillou | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

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Key Syrian Opposition Group Refuses Geneva Peace Talks

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.13.2013 | World

A key group within the Syrian opposition National Coalition said Sunday it would not attend proposed peace talks in Geneva and would quit the Coalitio...

Mortar Shells Hit Near Inspectors' Hotel In Syria, Killing 8-Year-Old

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 10.12.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- BEIRUT (AP) — Two mortar shells hit Syria's capital Saturday near a hotel where international chemical inspectors and United Nations staff...

Syrian Warplanes Bomb Near Chemical Weapons Site

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Syrian air force warplanes bombarded rebel-held targets close to a major chemical weapons...

HRW: Syrian Opposition Fighters Killed At Least 190 Civilians In Brutal Assault

Posted 10.11.2013 | World

Syrian opposition groups killed at least 190 civilians during an operation against a regime stronghold in early August, according to a report released...

LOOK: Dramatic Footage Shows Syrian Rebels Launching Attack

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government warplanes bombed rebel positions near a strategic northern city on Tuesday, activists said, as internation...

LOOK: Syria's Conflict Explained In Less Than 3 Minutes

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

More than two years into the Syrian conflict, fighting between the regime of President Assad and several groups of opposition fighters continues unaba...

PHOTOS: Lone Family Stays Put In Syrian Ghost Village

AP | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

KFAR LATA, Syria -- KFAR LATA, Syria (AP) — Grubby-faced children huddle around a small swing that was brought indoors so they could play — at lea...

U.S. Praises Assad For Complying With Chemical Weapons Destruction

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Lesley Wroughton NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Oct 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lauded the start of dest...

Syria Releases More Of Its Secrets

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Syria has given international experts additional details about its chemical we...

Turkey Renews Permit To Send Troops To Syria

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's Parliament has extended by a year a mandate that allows the military to send troops into Syria if t...

UN: Syria Experts Made 'Encouraging Initial Progress'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 3 (Reuters) - A team of chemical weapons experts has made "encouraging initial progress" as it works towards the...

'There Is No Progress, We Are Not Winning The War'

Agence France Presse | Antonio Pampliega | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

The struggle for Syria's second city Aleppo has been locked in stalemate for months, fuelling the frustration of rebels who see no way out but to dogg...

Smartphones Put Syria's Hidden Refugees On The Map

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

GPS systems are being used to register new refugee camps and target relief in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley Thousands of “hidden” refugees who arrived...

UN Weapons Experts Begin Syria Mission Amid Clashes

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 12.02.2013 | World

BEIRUT — BEIRUT (AP) — As deadly clashes raged on the edge of Damascus, international inspectors left their hotel on Wednesday to start work o...

Russia: Armed Syrian Rebels Could Join Peace Talks

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- "Reasonable" Syrian rebels could take part in prospective peace talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, Russia's foreign minister...

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Outline Syria Plan

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 11.29.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Inspectors who will oversee Syria's destruction of its chemical weapons said Sunday their first priority is to help the...