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UN to vote on 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Friday on a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria to deliver humanitarian...

Deaths mount in Syria bombing campaign near Damascus

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government warplanes supported by Russia continued their relentless bombardment of the rebel-controlled eastern suburbs of Damascus for a sixth day...

The Latest: UN Syria envoy calls for cease-fire, aid access

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):4:50 p.m.U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has called again for...

The Latest: Turkish army strikes convoy near Syria’s Afrin

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):5 p.m.Turkey's military has said it hit a convoy carrying weapons and ammunition...

New raids kill 13 in Syria suburb; calls to end carnage

BEIRUT (AP) - A new wave of deadly Syrian government bombardment in the opposition-held eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus on Thursday killed 13...

The Latest: UN official calls for 30-day Syria cease-fire

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local):1:20 a.m.The U.N. humanitarian chief briefed the Security Council on the worsening...

US slaps arms embargo on South Sudan, urges UN to do...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is imposing a U.S. arms embargo on civil war-torn South Sudan while urging the United Nations and other...

Turkey vows to expand Syria offensive east to Iraqi border

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Friday to expand Ankara's operation in a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria eastward,...

1st violations reported of South Sudan’s new cease-fire

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - South Sudan's armed opposition on Sunday accused government troops of violating a cease-fire just hours after it came into effect.A...

1st violations reported of South Sudan’s new cease-fire

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - South Sudan's armed opposition on Sunday accused government troops of violating a cease-fire just hours after it came into effect.A...