Rebel-on-rebel clashes have overshadowed the fight against president Bashar Assad.
A new survey finds that there were more than 2,000 reported cases worldwide of Christians killed because of their faith in 2013, nearly doubling the total from 2012.
The powerful car bomb targeted prominent pro-Western government official, say Lebanese security forces.
The U.S. ship that will serve as the lynchpin for the destruction of Syria’s most toxic chemical weapons is preparing to leave Virginia in about two weeks for what will be an unprecedented, complex mission.
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US Officials: White House Exploring Use Of Gov’t-Owned Ship To Destroy Syria’s Chemical Weapons In International Waters
Destroying Syria’s deadliest chemical weapons on land would come with vexing diplomatic and security problems as well as environmental issues.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal assured visiting Secretary of State John Kerry Monday there is no problem with the United States, saying “our two friendly countries” are busy dealing with troublesome issues like Syria, Iran and the Mideast peace process.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to reassure America’s Arab friends that the United States will not allow them to be attacked “from outside,” in an apparent warning to Iran.
In just half a term, the Kentucky Republican has shaken up Congress and in some ways the country with his brand of libertarian populism, filibustering President Barack Obama’s CIA director earlier this year and leading the fight against authorizing U.S. military action in Syria.
Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, who is heading a brutal crackdown against protesters, said he should have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.