IT’S BEEN nearly six months since the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution demanding an end to the bombing and shelling of civilian areas in Syria and calling for immediate humanitarian access to
GENEVA (Reuters) - Detainees held by the Syrian government are being killed on a massive scale amounting to a state policy of “extermination” of the civilian population, a crime against humanity, United
The government is looking at calls to take in thousands of unaccompanied refugee children who have made it into Europe, a Cabinet minister says. Charities have been calling on the UK to admit 3,000 child
REYHANLI, Turkey — Before the war, the two cousins were inseparable. Abdel Rahman Rahmoun loved to swim and train pigeons. Thaer al-Zein favored cars, math, and tinkering with tools and engines. The two
At least 12 children have been killed along with their teacher in a Russian airstrike that hit a school in Syria’s Aleppo province, a monitor says. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike
World UNITED NATIONS — United Nations education envoy Gordon Brown appealed on Tuesday for $500 million to allow half the two million Syrian children who are refugees in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan to to
People shout slogans during a protest after Friday prayers, calling for the lifting of the siege off Madaya, in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town in Idlib province, Syria January 8, 2016.
BEIRUT — Aid agencies expressed alarm Thursday about dire conditions in a besieged town west of Damascus where people have been eating cats and grass to stay alive and as many as 23 people are reported