SYRIA CRISES

  • No agreement on Syria access for UN chemical arms inspectors April 5, 2013

    United Nations: The United Nations and Syria have not yet agreed on how much access a team of chemical weapons inspectors will have to investigate allegations that such arms were used recently in the Syrian conflict, according to a letter to Syria's UN envoy. The United Nations said in March it...
  • 6,000 Syrians killed in March, deadliest month yet April 2, 2013

    Beirut: March was the bloodiest month yet in Syria's 2yearold conflict with more than 6,000 documented deaths, a leading antiregime activist group said on Monday, blaming the increase on heavier shelling and more violent clashes. Rami AbdulRahman, who heads the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said the increased toll is likely...