Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Syria News

News on Syria continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Obama has presided over a moral and strategic disaster in Syria

"My job on a daily basis was just regular accidents, burnings, drownings, routine things," he recently told a group gathered at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. In late 2011, as the Syrian uprising intensified, his routine changed.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Scoop

'Flagrant' violations of international law continue in Syria

Valerie Amos, who is also the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, delivered that warning and reiterated her appeal for action in a briefing to the Security Council on the situation of the millions of Syrians in desperate need of aid and protection, and on progress in implementing resolutions 2139 and 2165 on humanitarian access in ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Syria rebels target Hama airport, Iraq war delays aid

People gather around wreckage after a car bomb at Wadi al-Thahb neighbourhood in Homs city July 30, 2014, in this picture released by Syria's national news agency SANA.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Activism

12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Car bombing rocks Syria's Homs, casualties feared

An explosive-laden vehicle went off in a pro-government district of Syria's central province of Homs on Wednesday afternoon, leaving an unknown number of casualties, the state news agency SANA reported.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Explosion

16 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

U.S., Israel Fear Pickup in Iranian Support of Hamas

Iran's support for the Palestinian militant group Hamas has diminished significantly in the past three years, limiting Tehran's influence over talks to end the war in the Gaza Strip, according to U.S. and Israeli officials.

Comment?

Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Syrians flee broken Aleppo as army closes in

Minutes after the barrel bomb eviscerated the crowded market, those still alive had to contend with matters of survival - and collecting what little remained of the dead.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Art Daily

'Foundland: Escape Routes and Waiting Rooms' opens at International Studio & Curatorial Program

Foundland Collective is one of two participants of Edge of Arabia's first artist residency in the US, in partnership with Art Jameel and ISCP.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Graphic Design, Arts

Russia Taday

Turkish PM happy to return American-Jewish 'peace' award

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says he will gladly return an award given to him by a Jewish-American association a decade ago in a letter released by his office, which also called on the US group to condemn Israel's government policies in Gaza.

Comment?

Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Israel, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Terrorism

The Miami Herald

Syrians find safe haven in South Florida

Yet while the 37-year-old father of three was worried about his future here, he knew one thing: He and his children - ages 14, 6 and 5 - were safe, thousands of miles away from the Syrian civil war and the daily backdrop of shooting, snipers and bombs buzzing overhead.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Family, Kids, Lauderhill, FL, 9, Miramar, FL, Wichita State University

Brandon Sun

Activists say Syrian rebels have detonated bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing 13 troops

Insurgents fighting in Syria to oust President Bashar Assad detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the contested northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, killing at least 13 pro-government troops, opposition activists said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Washington Examiner

Activists: Syrian rebels detonate tunnels, kill 13

Insurgents fighting in Syria to oust President Bashar Assad detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the contested northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, killing at least 13 pro-government troops, opposition activists said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Daily Mail

A bully with a gun is no match for the Beeb's woman at war:...

A bully with a gun is no match for the Beeb's woman at war: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night's TV displayed with frightening intensity the qualities it takes to be a war reporter - courage, bloody-mindedness and an all-but-suicidal hunger for information.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

The Independent

Children of Syria, BBC2 - TV review: A frontline dispatch reveals why ...

Children of Syria, BBC2 - TV review: A frontline dispatch reveals why the battle never ends for the children of Syria Ellen is The Independent's TV critic.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Television

Daily Mail

'The siege was really difficult. We had to eat our cat': Girl, 8,...

'The siege was really difficult. We had to eat our cat': Girl, 8, whose mother was decapitated by a missile in front of her, tells of the horror of life in Homs 10-year-old Izzedine lives with his family in a two-room container in a refugee camp located on the Turkish border with Syria.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Syrian defector displays images of mutilated bodies

A Syrian defector who smuggled out thousands of photos of mutilated corpses, showed some of those images in Washington on Monday and said they depicted prisoners who were tortured and killed by the security services of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

KOLD-TV Tucson

Food scandal causes Big Mac shortage in China

Syrian state media have shown President Bashar Assad praying in Damascus at the start of a major Muslim holiday amid reports of an unprecedented high toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Israel, Palestine, IL

Foreign Policy

Israel and Gaza See Tenuous Calm as U.N. Calls For Cease-Fire

The Gaza Strip has seen relative calm Monday and rocket fire into Israel sharply dropped as the United Nations and United States called for a cease-fire.

Comment?

Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Washington Times

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

More than 2,000 Syrians - almost half of them pro-government forces - have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, making it one of the worst death tolls in the country's civil war, opposition activists said Monday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, World News

KTEN-TV Denison

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Electronic, Syrian, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

WATE-TV Knoxville

Syrian army casualties surge, raising death toll

The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Electronic, Syrian, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••