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Syria Anniversary

#WithSyria Campaign Recreates Hopeful Banksy Image To Protest Civil War

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.13.2014 | Impact

In anticipation of the third anniversary of Syria’s civil war, advocates, nonprofits and concerned civilians across the globe are pleading with worl...

Syria's Children Are Our Children

Gordon Brown | Posted 05.13.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

A year ago when the planned military intervention was called off, both opponents and proponents of military action dutifully pledged that they would show greater urgency in providing for the victims. But the minute military action was off the agenda, the pressures to provide aid diminished and the public interest in delivering emergency humanitarian action dimmed.

PHOTOS: 24 Photos Mark 24 Months Of Conflict In Syria

Posted 03.04.2013 | World

In March 2011, a group of young boys in Dara'a, a city in southern Syria, felt inspired by the vibrant protests that had taken over the Arab World and...

YEAR IN REVIEW: Timeline Of Events In Syria

Posted 03.15.2012 | World

It has been a year since protesters in Syria first took to the streets to demand greater freedoms and political participation. As protests spread acro...

Child Found Hiding Among Slaughtered Family In Horrifying Video

Posted 03.15.2012 | World

Highly disturbing footage out of Homs, Syria, released by CNN purports to show a group of men discovering the slaughtered bodies of a family. The m...

U.N.: Well Over 8,000 Dead In Syria Conflict

Posted 05.15.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that well over 8,000 people have died in Syria over the past year as a result...

Assad Loyalists Rally On Revolt Anniversary

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Thousands of Syrians rallied Thursday in Damascus in a display of loyalty to President Bashar Assad, waving flags under a slate gray sk...

On One-Year Anniversary, Twitter Campaign Shows Support For Syria Resolution

Posted 03.15.2012 | World

One year into Syria's uprising and the Assad regime's bloody crackdown, a coalition of 200 NGOs from 27 countries has demanded that the UN Security Co...

France: Syrian Opposition Won't Receive Arms

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

PARIS — France's foreign minister has rejected weapons requests by the Syrian rebel forces, saying Thursday that arming the Syrian opposition co...

A Year Of Bloodshed In Syria

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

By Crispian Balmer and Dominic Evans BEIRUT, March 15 (Reuters) - Syria marked the first anniversary on Thursday of an increasingly bl...