The international body’s decision came as Human Rights Watch report accuses rebel militias of war crimes
The only family remaining in the desolate village of Kfar Lata
Updated Oct. 10, 2013
With the threat of using chemical weapons now off the table, the Syrian regime has apparently turned to even more punitive actions to force rebellious citizens into submission: blockade-induced starvation.
The U.N. hopes to destroy Assad’s chemical weapons and the machinery used to create them by Nov. 1
After nearly three years of intense fighting, Syria’s medical infrastructure has been decimated. Secret hospitals have been operating across the country, like the clinic featured in this video that offers intensive care for …
Human Rights Watch says many of the jailed regime opponents, including businessmen, medics, and software developers, are being tortured
12,000 residents, faced with severe food shortages, have resorted to foraging for olives and leaves
Many refugees from Aleppo and neighboring Idlib province have fled to the countryside. Some have taken shelter in an ancient Roman ruins near Kafer Rouma.
More than 41,000 civilians have been killed in the two-and-a-half year civil war
A 20-strong international team of engineers, chemists and paramedics is due to arrive in Syria today to embark on one of the most hazardous missions in the history of disarmament: to dismantle one of the world’s biggest …
Just back from the front, where he watched his rebel-commander father die in a rocket attack launched by the Syrian army, Berri al-Hamad stalks the worn carpet of his family’s temporary refuge in Lebanon, swearing vengeance. …
Mostly students among the dead