Uprisings

Two Million Syrian Children in Need of Humanitarian Aid

The aid group Save the Children pleaded with members of the U.N. Security Council on Monday to do more for Syria’s children, nearly 2 million of whom need help because of the country’s 2-year-old civil war

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Rebels Overthrow Central African Republic

Rebels overthrew Central African Republic’s president of a decade on Sunday, seizing the presidential palace and declaring that the desperately poor country has “opened a new page in its history.”

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Chemical War

Republican Mike Rogers, the chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, said evidence showed chemical weapons had been used in Syria and that the US had to act before thousands were killed

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100,000 Refugees Every Week…

The U.N. said Thursday that the number of registered Syrian refugees jumped 10 percent in the past week alone, part of what the U.N. commissioner for refugees called a “staggering escalation.”

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Syria’s Lost Generation

Rights group finds at least two million children have suffered malnutrition, disease and severe trauma during conflict

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Syrian Refugees Near One Million…

The spread of makeshift aluminum shelters erected by Syrians now outpaces new rows of U.N. canvas tents here in chilly northern Jordan, home to one of the world’s fastest-growing refugee camps

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Syrian Government Executes, Burns 72 People

The Syrian opposition has accused government forces of having executed 72 people and burned their bodies in a village near the embattled northern city of Aleppo

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The Desperation of Syria’s Displaced

As darkness descends on the dreary refugee camp bordering Turkey, hungry residents queue for the daily distribution of meagre rations

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The Children of Genocide

Eight-year-old Turkieh stared at the ceiling while telling GlobalPost the story of her mother’s death. Her family lived in Baba Amr, an opposition stronghold in the city of Homs that was sieged by the Syrian army for weeks in 2012

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70,000 People Dead in Syria

Syria’s intensifying civil war has probably killed over 9,000 people since the beginning of the year, bringing the likely death toll of the two-year-old conflict near 70,000

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