Politics & Society NewsBassem Mroue - Associated PressAugust 04, 2020
At least 50 people were killed and 2,700 injured. Catholic and other humanitarian agencies warn it could push the country into an even bigger catastrophe.
Politics & Society NewsBassem Mroue - Associated PressDecember 29, 2016
The truce does not include the Islamic State group or al-Qaida's branch in Syria. Several previous ceasefires all collapsed, some of them in a matter of days.
NewsBassem Mroue - Associated PressDecember 19, 2016
The move raises questions whether the evacuation will be over before the observers arrive.
Politics & Society NewsBassem Mroue - Associated PressDecember 13, 2016
The U.N. human rights office in Geneva said that multiple sources reported that tens of civilians were shot dead on Monday.
NewsBassem Mroue - Associated PressSeptember 13, 2016
The second attempt at peace this year is holding, despite fighting in Israel.
NewsBassem Mroue - Associated PressAugust 01, 2016
His life and death underscored the suffering of Aleppans, whose city was once the commercial center of Syria with a thriving, unique culture but has now been torn to pieces by fighting.
NewsBassem Mroue - Associated PressFebruary 26, 2016
The cease-fire aims to bring representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition back to the negotiating table in Geneva for talks on a political transition.
NewsBassem Mroue - Associated PressFebruary 16, 2016
Turkey hopes for the involvement of the U.S. and other allies against IS.
UN hosted Syria peace talks begin in Geneva; Opposition declines to participate as Assad and Russian attacks continueBassem Mroue - Associated PressJanuary 29, 2016
The meetings are part of a process outlined in a U.N. resolution last month that envisages an 18-month timetable for a political transition in Syria, including the drafting of a new constitution and elections. The opposition boycott is a blow to the U.N.'s attempt to bring representatives of