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Kilian Kleinschmidt, a hardened veteran of international humanitarian crises, finds it too painful to listen to the stories of death and destruction from refugees fleeing Syria's relentless civil war, as they flood across the border to a crowded camp in northern Jordan.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry, in an apparent warning to Iran, tried to reassure America's Arab friends on Sunday that the United States will not allow them to be attacked "from outside."
Israel has conducted two airstrikes on Syrian military bases, one near the port city of Latakia and the other near the capital, Damascus.
A Syrian activist group says more than 120,000 people have been killed since the start of the country's civil war nearly three years ago.
The top U.S. diplomat on Syria defended Thursday the Obama administration's aid to moderate Syrian rebels trying to topple President Bashar Assad, as senators criticized the assistance as an embarrassment that has made the United States look weak.
The votes are in and Forbes has the tally: Topping its list of World's Most Powerful People this year is Russia President Vladimir Putin — not President Obama.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has fired Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil for leaving the country and acting without government permission after meeting met U.S. officials in Switzerland, the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported Tuesday.
The White House said Monday it couldn't confirm reports that President Obama's Twitter feed has been hacked by a group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army.
Syria has filed with the world's chemical weapons watchdog the details of its poison gas and nerve agent program and an initial plan to destroy it, the organization announced Sunday.