Thousands of civilians fleeing the war-ravaged country remain stuck along Syria’s Iraqi, Jordanian, and Turkish borders.
The presence of Hezbollah militants fighting alongside Assad forces increases diplomatic complexity of two-year civil war.
After meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Ban Ki-moon said it is crucial to maintain momentum ahead of joint US-Russian talks next month.
President applauds ongoing cooperation with the Erdoğan government over Syrian crisis, but few details emerge concerning plans for intervention.
A gruesome video from Syria that surfaced earlier this week highlights growing concern over the Syrian National Council’s ability to influence rebel forces operating on the ground.
Shirking the U.N.-backed peace agreement that maintains a separation between Syria and Israel in the Golan Heights, Syria’s Information Officer said Sunday Syrian forces can enter the region “whenever we want and however we please.”
Libya says IDF attacks are ‘grave violation’ of Syrian sovereignty. UK considers lifting ‘non-lethal’ language from EU arms embargo.
The UN is scrambling to resolve the second detainment incident this year against the backdrop of an escalating Syrian conflict.
The U.N. Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Syria says it doesn’t have conclusive evidence Syrian opposition groups used chemical weapons.
Syria demands “crystal-cut commitment from Secretary-General” that a potential U.N. investigation would focus only on the March 19 incident in Aleppo’s Khan al-Assad.