- Syrian refugees flee for safety through the desert Updated: Dec-05-13 5:30 pm
- Bad security could delay Syria weapons transfer Updated: Dec-04-13 7:25 pm
- Syrian refugees face another harsh winter in camp Updated: Dec-03-13 5:26 pm
- US to destroy Syrian chemical weapons Updated: Nov-30-13 3:32 pm
- Fear in Syrian capital as mortar shells rain down Updated: Nov-28-13 1:42 pm
- Syria government welcomes Iran nuclear deal Updated: Nov-24-13 4:50 am
- UN to Syria: Stop blocking aid convoys Updated: Nov-19-13 4:53 pm
- Assad gaining ground in Syrian civil war Updated: Nov-16-13 12:17 pm
- Albania refuses to accept Syria's chemical weapons Updated: Nov-15-13 5:41 pm
- Journalists in Syria face growing risk of kidnap Updated: Nov-09-13 1:03 pm
EASTERN JORDAN - As evening gathers across a desert plain in eastern Jordan, 80-year-old Muteea Talaa stands with 200 other starved, cold and wet refugees on the Syrian side of a muddy ditch marking the border between the two countries, waiting for a signal from a Jordanian army patrol to cross over.
UNITED NATIONS - The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons said Wednesday that preparations are on track to move the most dangerous chemical agents from sites in the war-torn country to the port of Latakia, but there are serious security issues on key roads.
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan - Cranes are lifting trailers into place and tents are being packed away as international aid workers rush to winterize a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan - trying to avoid a repeat of last year when three days of torrential rain turned the massive site into a muddy swamp.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria's government will try to move the most lethal components of its chemical weapons program to a port city by the end of the year, and the U.S. has offered to pick up and destroy the hazardous material at an offshore facility, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Syrian officials said Saturday.
DAMASCUS, Syria - They fall randomly, often during rush hour, smashing into schools, businesses, churches and homes in the Syrian capital and leaving a trail of death and terror in their wake.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria's state media says Damascus welcomes the international community's nuclear deal with Iran, calling it a "historic agreement."
UNITED NATIONS - The General Assembly's human rights committee demanded Tuesday that Syria's government immediately allow humanitarian aid to be delivered to areas throughout the country that need it most and stop hampering distribution with "bureaucratic impediments and other obstacles."
BEIRUT - Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad have firmly seized the momentum in the country's civil war in recent weeks, capturing one rebel stronghold after another and triumphantly planting the two-starred Syrian government flag amid shattered buildings and rubble-strewn streets.
TIRANA, Albania - The mission to destroy Syria's poison gas stockpile was dealt a serious blow Friday when Albania refused to host the destruction, but the global chemical weapons watchdog said it is still confident it can eradicate the arsenal outside Syria by the middle of next year.
BEIRUT - Behind a veil of secrecy, at least 30 journalists have been kidnapped or have disappeared in Syria - held and threatened with death by extremists or taken captive by gangs seeking ransom.