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Nearly 4.1 million recieved humanitarian aid in Syria UN

Sep 02, 2014

Nearly 4.1 million recieved humanitarian aid in Syria UN

Syria's civil war has touched off a massive humanitarian crisis, with some 10.8 million people in need of assistance, including 4.7 million in hard-to-reach areas, according to the UN. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #UN #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #Humanitarian aid #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis #Food assistance
Syria Army, Nusra front rebels clash at Golan Heights

Sep 01, 2014

Syria Army, Nusra front rebels clash at Golan Heights

At least one tank belonging to Syria's army loyal to President Bashar al-Assad was also involved and rebels could be seen a few metres away from the frontier fence. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #Islamic caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
Syria's Assad swears in new govt, says reconstruction to be top priority

Sep 01, 2014

Syria's Assad swears in new govt, says reconstruction to be top priority

Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad swore in his new government on Monday, saying security and reconstruction would be top priorities #Syria #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #President #Bashar al-Assad #Assad #Syrian War
Can Obama beat the Islamic State with no troops on the ground?

Aug 28, 2014

Can Obama beat the Islamic State with no troops on the ground?

As he contemplates targeting IS militants settling into a new caliphate, Obama is adamant his core policy of keeping ground troops back home is inviolate. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #ConnectTheDots #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis

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Can Obama beat the Islamic State with no troops on the ground?

Aug 22, 2014

Blamed for ISIS’ Rise in Syria, Assad Is Pushed to Escalate Fight

Accused of allowing ISIS to amass territory in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad is now being pressed by his own supporters to make defeating the jihadist group a priority for his forces... #Syria #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army
Can Obama beat the Islamic State with no troops on the ground?

Aug 15, 2014

Facing Both ISIS Militants and Bashar al-Assad’s Forces in Syria

Western-backed insurgents are expressing frustration that the United States has not aided them as a mutual ally against both the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and President Bashar al-Assad... #Syria #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army #Iraq
Can Obama beat the Islamic State with no troops on the ground?

Aug 22, 2014

Blamed for ISIS’ Rise in Syria, Assad Is Pushed to Escalate Fight

Accused of allowing ISIS to amass territory in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad is now being pressed by his own supporters to make defeating the jihadist group a priority for his forces... #Syria #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army