U.N. halts Syria aid convoys after 'savage' airstrike deemed deliberate

Sep 21, 2016

U.N. halts Syria aid convoys after 'savage' airstrike deemed deliberate

Volunteers were still dousing the fires from an overnight attack on an aid convoy that killed 20 civilians as the U.N. announced Tuesday it was suspending overland aid deliveries in Syria, jeopardizing food and medical security for millions of besieged and hard-to-reach civilians. Confusion ...

Sep 20, 2016

Canada security agencies helped Syria in torture cases: documents

Canada’s spy agency and federal police quietly cooperated with Syrian military intelligence in the post-9/11 torture of three Canadians, documents revealed by public broadcaster CBC showed Monday. The three men were arrested by Syrian military intelligence during trips abroad from 2001 to 2004, suspected ...

Attack on Syria aid convoy leaves at least 12 dead

Sep 20, 2016

Attack on Syria aid convoy leaves at least 12 dead

At least 18 trucks in a 31-vehicle convoy delivering aid in Syria were hit on Monday in an attack a monitoring group said left 12 dead, prompting outrage from the United Nations. The convoy from the U.N. and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) ...