U.N. says humanitarian access in Syria is worsening

Jun 4, 2016

U.N. says humanitarian access in Syria is worsening

Access to millions of Syrians in need of help is worsening as violence increases across the war-torn country, the U.N. humanitarian chief warned Friday, and the Security Council announced it will formally ask Damascus to allow air drops to besieged areas. Stephen O’Brien said ...

Syria's cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branch Nusra Front

| May 31, 2016

Syria's cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branch Nusra Front

Al-Qaida’s branch in Syria has recruited thousands of fighters, including teenagers, and taken territory from government forces in a successful offensive in the north, illustrating how the cease-fire put in place by Russia and the United States to weaken the militants has in many ...