Russian diplomats denied accusations that Moscow's stepped-up bombing campaign on opposition positions in northern Syria helped kill peace talks this week in Geneva, as tens of thousands of Syrians fled Aleppo in the face of regime advances.
In November, Roanoke mayor David Bowers cited Japanese internment camps as a reason why the city shouldn’t accept Syrian refugees, completely disregarding the culinary contributions of the many Syrians who migrated here over the past century.
Madaya, 25 kilometers northwest of Damascus and 11 kilometers from the Lebanese border, has been besieged by Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and the Lebanese militia Hezbollah since July. Cut off from access to food, some residents in...
An aid convoy that left this morning from Damascus to deliver food and other supplies to thousands of besieged civilians, some of them at risk of starvation, arrived in Madaya Monday evening.
A UN and Red Cross convoy carrying food and supplies departed Damascus to relieve starvation conditions in the besieged town, while other convoys attempted to deliver aid to the towns of Foah and Kefraya near Idlib.