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U.S. Pledges $135 Million In Additional Syria Aid

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

By Dasha Afanasieva ISTANBUL, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The United States pledged an additional $135 million in aid for the victims of the Sy...

Obama To Announce $300 Million In New Syria Aid

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce more than $300 million in new humanitarian aid to address th...

Decision To Arm Rebels In Syria Draws U.S. Into Proxy War

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 06.14.2013 | World

-- President Barack Obama's decision to begin arming Syria's rebels deepens U.S. involvement in a regional proxy war that is increasingly being fough...

U.S. To Send $100 Million Aid To Syria

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 07.08.2013 | World

ROME — The Obama administration is providing $100 million in new Syria aid, U.S. officials said Wednesday, but the money is for humanitarian pur...

Americans Help Heal Syria's Wounded

Common Ground News Service | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Common Ground News Service

Frustrated by the news of the Syrian humanitarian crisis, Liza Hoover, a pediatric nurse from Seabrook Island, South Carolina, wanted to use her medical training to make a difference.

U.S. To Send Aid To Syrian Rebels

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The United States is expected to provide medical supplies and food aid to Syrian fighters, a policy shift to directly...

Report: U.S. Weighs Direct Aid To Syrian Rebels

AP | MATTHEW LEE and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 04.28.2013 | World

PARIS — The Obama administration, in coordination with some European allies, is for the first time considering supplying direct assistance to el...

Obama Pledges $155 Million More In Aid To Syria

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama authorized an additional $155 million in humanitarian aid for the Syrian people Tuesday, as his administration gr...

John McCain: It's 'Shameful' That U.S. Won't Arm Syria Rebels

AP | MICHELE SALCEDO | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain on Sunday characterized the lack of U.S. aid to Syrian rebels as "shameful" and said helping their cause would dea...