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Syria Uprising

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...

Syria, a Year Later

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 05.15.2012 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

The odds are that even if it takes more time than previously anticipated, Bashar Assad's defeat is going to happen, and there will not be a need to relate to the second anniversary of the Syrian uprising.

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...

If Annan Were to Walk Out on the Syrian Mission, Who Would Care?

Sami Moubayed | Posted 05.13.2012 | World
Sami Moubayed

Different stakeholders in the Syrian crisis are expecting different results from Annan. That is why the former U.N. Secretary-General has had a slim chance of success, from day one.

Marie Colvin's Mother Says Goodbye

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.11.2012 | Media

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — Journalist Marie Colvin was remembered Monday as a fearless seeker of truth by mourners from media mogul Rupert Murdoch to t...

Stopping Syria's Descent Into Hell

James Zogby | Posted 05.10.2012 | World
James Zogby

As the situation continues to spiral out of control, adult supervision is desperately needed. And this is a role that the U.S. (with the Arab League and Turkey) and Russia and China can attempt to play.

72 Hours Under Fire

Arwa Damon | Posted 05.09.2012 | World
Arwa Damon

2012-03-09-arwaScreenshot20120309at4.45.36PM.jpgWhat is happening inside Syria is unlike any conflict I've covered in my career.

Joshua Hersh

Syria Uprising Gets A Hearty Embrace At Pro-Israel AIPAC Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- At this week's conference for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the recent changes taking place in the Middle East were typi...

Funeral Set For US Journalist Killed In Syria

AP | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media

OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — A funeral Mass is scheduled for March 12 in New York for journalist Marie Colvin, who was killed covering the uprising in Sy...

Red Cross Set To Enter War-Battered Syria District

AP | HUSSEIN MALLA and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

QAA, Lebanon — Syrian refugees fleeing to neighboring Lebanon on Monday said they feared they would be slaughtered in their own homes as governm...

Q&A: Understanding Syria's Uprising

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

After weeks of bloody siege, Syrian troops have moved into one of the most restive neighborhoods of Homs, one of the cities at the center of the count...

Slain Journalists Bodies' Recovered From Syria

Posted 03.02.2012 | Media

The bodies of slain American war reporter Marie Colvin and French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik have been turned over to the Red Cross, the humanitaria...

What is the Purpose of the Arab League?

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 05.01.2012 | World
Michael Sharnoff

For most Arab League nations, a strong military has primarily guaranteed that the ruling strongman will maintain power.

Syrian Activist Video Claims To Show Burial Of Killed US Journalist

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Media

WARNING: EXTREMELY GRAPHIC VIDEO. BEIRUT (AP) — A video posted online by Syrian activist shows what it says is the burial of American journalist ...

Dichotomy of Syria's Friends

Sami Moubayed | Posted 04.30.2012 | World
Sami Moubayed

The Friends of Syria conference didn't address demands for regime change. Instead it sought the minimum: allowance for humanitarian aid. But Syria isn't pleading for aid from the international community.

Reporter Reflects On Damascus, A Deeply Changed City

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 04.29.2012 | Media

DAMASCUS, Syria — Shops and restaurants close early in Damascus these days, their owners eager to get home before dark, which sometimes brings s...

Now, An Intervention Must Take Place in Syria

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

There is a moment when, confronted with the carnage, the trifle of 8000 dead, victims of Bashar al-Assad's tanks, the dismal sideshow of this referendum supposedly organized, what's more, under the hail of shells and sniper fire, one must have the elementary dignity to say, "Stop!"

The World Turns Its Back Again: Tunis 2012-Bermuda 1943

Barry Lando | Posted 04.26.2012 | World
Barry Lando

Imagine if anyone with the Internet had been able to follow the massacre of the civilians in the Warsaw Ghetto. Imagine if the world had seen all that 69 years ago: the scenes we've been witnessing every day from Homs.

Help May Be On The Way For Injured Journalists In Syria

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 04.25.2012 | Media

BEIRUT (AP) — A Red Cross team evacuated 27 people from a besieged neighborhood in the Syrian city of Homs on Friday but apparently failed to get ou...

WATCH: Injured Journalists Trapped In Syria Plea For Help

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.23.2012 | Media

Two journalists injured in the same shelling attack that killed famed American war reporter Marie Colvin and French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik appea...

70 Nations To Call For Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Western and Arab powers meeting in Tunis on Friday will call on Syria to im...

Citizen Journalist Killed In Syria

The New York Times | Posted 04.23.2012 | Media

Update: Wednesday, 8:19 a.m. After this post was originally published, Marie Colvin, a journalist whose report from Homs was featured at the end, was ...

WATCH: Marie Colvin's Last Call To CNN

Posted 07.10.2012 | Media

Respected American war reporter Marie Colvin, who was killed in Homs, Syria on Wednesday, called into Anderson Cooper's CNN show just one day before h...