Threatened with ‘schemes of division and partition’
The family of James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., said he was kidnapped
With her book, Gilbert said she seeks to convey a little of what she learned from her time living in Israel.
The bloody conflict is believed to have claimed the lives of tens of thousands civilians and combatants
The crisis in Syria sheds light on how defense cuts might impact America’s ability to exercise influence abroad.
The case for intervening in Syria.
Deployment part of NATO force to defend against possible Syrian attacks
Russia casts first doubts on Assad’s chances of holding on
The al-Nusrah front is one of the more effective anti-regime groups in Syria
France and the U.K. have already recognized the new opposition coalition
U.S. officials first discovered this summer that Syria was storing banned chemical weapons
Death toll in 9 months of fighting stands at more than 40,000
A major problem for Obama is that a rebel victory would allow jihadi groups to capture tons of chemicals weapons
Assad regime, rebels blamed each other for cutting off access nationwide
The free service was first developed during the five-day Egyptian Internet shutdown in February 2011
Activists say Assad’s regime pulled the plug on the Internet on Thursday, perhaps in preparation for a major offensive.
Airstrikes have been taking a heavy toll on rebel forces
New status as legitimate representative of Syrian people wouldn’t mean more US weapons
One of several recent strategic advances by rebels
Many of the region’s key actors are facing existential threats.