Friday Nov 29
A Syrian family broken apart by conflict
Three-year old son Jad fled Syria a week ago with his sibling and their mother, Amanda.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
UN says 2 more polio cases found in Syria
The World Health Organization says it has discovered two additional cases of the highly contagious polio virus in Syria, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 17. Sona Bari, an official with the U.N. agency said the new cases are in Aleppo and in rural Damascus - far from where the first outbreak was discovered in the northeast ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Ma'an News Agency
Agreement underway to end crisis in Damascus refugee camp
Palestinian factions in Syria are scheduled to hold a meeting Tuesday to discuss the terms of an agreement to end the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Jordan: Cash assistance for Syrian refugees beset by mounting needs
More and more families embark on a dangerous journey across Syria to reach the eastern border areas of Jordan in search of a safe haven.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Stars and Stripes
US extends Patriot missile mission in southern Turkey
A Patriot missile launcher of the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery, stands ready at a Turkish army base in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Albania shuns Syria chemical weapons
The Balkan nation recently destroyed its own chemical stockpile, and the US had requested that it host the dismantling of Syria's arsenal.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Atlanta's Black Lips take it to the Fertile Crescent in Kids Like You & Me
On Sept. 11, 2012, an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, left ambassador Chris Stevens and three other staffers dead.
Voice of America
Inspectors Verify 'Dismantled' Syrian Chemical Weapons Site
The international mission overseeing the dismantling of Syria's chemical weapons program says it has now been able to verify one of two remaining sites where safety and security concerns had prevented inspectors from visiting.
Barclays shuts firm's account over medical sales to Syrians
A MEDICAL manufacturer had its Barclays account closed after selling equipment to a company in Syria.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
So far the news from Syria on the chemical-disarmament front has been mostly positive, even as the news in general has been glum, with fighting as heavy as ever and civilians suffering as much as ever.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
Inspectors waiting on 2 Syria chemical sites
Global chemical weapons inspectors will visit the last two unverified Syrian chemical weapons sites as soon as security conditions allow in the midst of an ongoing civil war, a U.N. official said Tuesday.
Syria Vows Polio Fight Will Continue, Blames...
Less than a week after wild poliovirus type 1 was confirmed in Syria, with 10 of 22 suspected cases being confirmed , the Syrian Arab Republic has vowed that it will ensure that all children in the country will receive vaccinations against the debilitating disease.
Syria says will not hand over power...
In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrians look at damages after a missile hit the eastern countryside of Homs, Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
Vatican Embassy in Syria hit by mortar fire
The Vatican Embassy in Damascus was hit by mortar fire on Tuesday but there were no casualties, a Vatican spokesman said.
Mon Nov 04, 2013
Voice of America
Kerry in Poland for Defense Talks
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Poland for wide-ranging talks with the country's leaders before he returns to his tour of the Middle East.