- US, Britain halt nonlethal aid in northern Syria Updated: Dec-11-13 4:03 pm
- White House: US halting nonlethal Syria aid Updated: Dec-11-13 2:18 pm
- News outlets urge Syria rebels to halt abductions Updated: Dec-11-13 11:50 am
- 2 Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria Updated: Dec-10-13 9:49 am
- US: American fighters in Syria a security risk Updated: Nov-30-13 1:36 pm
- AP Exclusive: Syria rebels recruit at refugee camp Updated: Nov-11-13 2:27 pm
BEIRUT - The U.S. and Britain said Wednesday they were suspending deliveries to rebels in northern Syria of nonlethal aid such as communications equipment and laptops after some of the gear was seized by Islamic militants.
WASHINGTON - The White House is confirming that the U.S. is suspending nonlethal aid to rebels in northern Syria amid reports that Islamic Front fighters have seized assets from mainstream, Western-backed rebels.
BEIRUT - Major international news organizations sent a letter to the leadership of the armed opposition in Syria Wednesday, calling for urgent action against rebel groups increasingly targeting journalists for kidnappings.
BEIRUT - The families of two Spanish journalists abducted in Syria by an al-Qaida linked group nearly three months ago appealed publicly for their release Tuesday, after failing to make contact with the captors via intermediaries.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Federal officials say Americans are joining the bloody civil war in Syria, raising the chances they could become radicalized by al-Qaida-linked militant groups and return to the U.S. as battle-hardened security risks.
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan - In a makeshift mosque in a trailer in this sprawling camp for Syrian refugees, a preacher appeals to worshippers to join their countrymen in the fight to topple President Bashar Assad. In another corner of the Zaatari camp, two men draped in the Syrian rebel flag call on refugees through loudspeakers to sign up for military training.