February 13, 2014
The United Nation's Palestine refugee agency UNRWA is "closely monitoring" reports that evacuations and the delivery of humanitarian aid to Damascus' Yarmouk refugee camp had resumed, after they were halted last week after clashes erupted.
Russia has been outspoken in its opposition to the draft resolution on Syria and is now threatening to veto.
February 12, 2014
On Wednesday, a small convoy brought crucial humanitarian aid into the besieged Syrian rebel quarter of Homs following a weekend attack on a similar effort that left five people dead.
The Syrian opposition coalition conducting peace talks with the Syrian government in Geneva presented on Tuesday its vision of 24 “basic principles” for a political settlement to end the three-year-old Syrian civil war.
Syrian warplanes have pounded a rebel-held town near Lebanon's border in an apparent attempt to dislodge opposition fighters from the area, activists said Wednesday.
Syrian actor Taim Hasan talks "The Brothers," Syria and love.
Russia said that they will reject a U.N. resolution on aid access in Syria, saying it is "one sided," according to reports Wednesday. Convoys also waited on standby Wednesday to continue the evacuation process in Homs after the governor suspended the operation Tuesday due to "technical and logistical" reasons.
The international mediator, Brahimi, claims that the talks between Syria's opposing forces are not showing much progress.
Hundreds were detained upon exiting the city of Homs during a rescue effort to evacuate civilians.
Tuesday barrel bomb attacks on Aleppo killed at least ten people as regime forces continue to destroy Syria's second largest city.
Rebels have denied reports saying that they committed a massacre in an Alawite village this week.
February 11, 2014
Russian officials said that the U.S. is "hindering progress" on settling the Iran nuclear issue while Obama called on Russia to urge Damascus to dispose its chemical weapons on time, calling it Moscow's "responsibility.
All-things Syria stalled Tuesday--ranging from the Geneva talks to the evacuation of civilians in the besieged city of Homs.
Russia's Foreign Minister told reporters Tuesday that a new U.N. humanitarian resolution on Syria is "absolutely one-sided" and unacceptable, and the Syrian ambassador to Russia told reporters that the "most dangerous" chemical weapons in the country's stockpile will be removed by March 1 from the country.
Media reports said Tuesday that a rocket from Syria had landed near the Hezbollah stronghold of Hermel in Lebanon, but there is speculation