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 2-year-old conflict with more than 6,000 documented deaths, a leading anti-regime activist group said on Monday, blaming the increase on heavier shelling and more violent clashes. Rami Abdul-Rahman, who heads the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said the increased toll is likely...