Posts Tagged ‘Syrian’

Expelling Syrian diplomats overdue, U.S. lawmakers say

Expelling Syrian diplomats overdue, U.S. lawmakers say

A decision from the U.S. State Department to expel Syrian diplomats from the country was long overdue, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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OPCW: Syrian disarmament near half-way point

OPCW: Syrian disarmament near half-way point

Nearly half of the declared chemical weapons in Syria have been removed from the country, a U.N. monitoring mission said Thursday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Syrian children struggle for room in Turkish schools

Syrian children struggle for room in Turkish schools

Nihal Kayali and Christina Asquith, Refugees DeeplyISTANBUL, Turkey — At the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit this week, Turkey’s efforts to educate hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees will be in the spotlight. Top News – UPI.com

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George Clooney on Syrian refugees: U.S. not doing well at ‘remembering who we are’

George Clooney on Syrian refugees: U.S. not doing well at ‘remembering who we are’

Marilyn MalaraBERLIN, March 16 (UPI) — George Clooney and wife Amal Clooney visited Syrian refugee families in Germany as a move to bring greater awareness to their ongoing plight. Latest News – UPI.com

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Human rights group: Air strikes breach Syrian cease-fire

Human rights group: Air strikes breach Syrian cease-fire

UPI StaffALEPPO, Syria, Feb. 28 (UPI) — While fighting has quieted significantly since a Syrian cease-fire took effect, war planes have reportedly carried out air strikes. Top News – UPI.com

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Islamic State suicide bombing kills nine police officers in Syrian capital

Islamic State suicide bombing kills nine police officers in Syrian capital

Fred LambertDAMASCUS, Syria, Feb. 9 (UPI) — The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least nine people at a police club in Damascus, Syria. Top News – UPI.com

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Number of Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo doubles

Number of Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo doubles

Daniel UriaALEPPO, Syria, Feb. 6 (UPI) — The number of refugees fleeing the Syrian city of Aleppo has nearly doubled as fighting in the country continues to escalate. Top News – UPI.com

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Syrian peace talks suspended until Feb. 25, UN envoy says: ‘More work to be done’

Syrian peace talks suspended until Feb. 25, UN envoy says: ‘More work to be done’

Ed Adamczyk and Doug G. WareGENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 3 (UPI) — After several days of meetings, negotiators in Syria’s peace talks won’t gather again until later this month, the U.N. envoy to the talks said Wednesday. Top News – UPI.com

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Syrian opposition group HNC arrives in Geneva, but ‘not to negotiate’

Syrian opposition group HNC arrives in Geneva, but ‘not to negotiate’

Marilyn MalaraGENEVA, Switzerland, Jan. 30 (UPI) — The Syrian opposition group High Negotiations Committee will arrive in Geneva to begin participating in Syrian peace talks, but will not negotiate. Top News – UPI.com

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Joe Biden ahead of Syrian peace talks: ‘We are prepared to have a military solution’

Joe Biden ahead of Syrian peace talks: ‘We are prepared to have a military solution’

Marilyn MalaraISTANBUL, Turkey, Jan. 23 (UPI) — Vice President Joe Biden said a “military solution” is prepared in case Syrian peace talks, set to take place in Geneva, fall through. Top News – UPI.com

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