DAMASCUS: Syria will send delegates to a Geneva peace conference under President Bashar Assad’s orders, but his grip over the war-torn country will not be under discussion, an official said Wednesday.

Thursday, 28 November 2013 10:02

Syrian refugees harassed in Lebanon

Beirut - Women refugees who escaped Syria's conflict to find sanctuary in neighbouring Lebanon have been sexually harassed by employers, landlords and an employee of a local aid group, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

Monday, 25 November 2013 10:18

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BEIRUT (AFP) -- Desperate Syrian refugee families in Lebanon are slipping further into debt and poverty, affecting their children's education and their dignity, an international aid agency said Thursday.

Monday, 25 November 2013 10:16

Syrian war threatens Lebanese border town

The town of Arsal risks being caught in the vortex of the civil war raging across the border.

BEIRUT: : Seven key radical groups fighting President Bashar Assad’s regime in Syria announced a merger to form an “Islamic Front” on Friday, pledging to work toward an Islamic state.

Monday, 25 November 2013 10:14

Syrian refugees in Lebanon ‘desperate’

International aid agency Oxfam said desperate Syrian refugee families in Lebanon are slipping further into debt and poverty, affecting their children's education and their dignity.

THE HAGUE: Syria’s over 1,000 tons of chemical weapons could be destroyed at sea if no country agrees to dispose of them on its soil, the world’s chemical watchdog said Wednesday.

Monday, 25 November 2013 10:13

UN adopts Saudi proposal on Syria aid access

UNITED NATIONS – The UN General Assembly’s human right committee approved a Saudi draft resolution demanding immediate humanitarian access to Syrians trapped in the country’s civil war.

Thursday, 21 November 2013 07:05

Thousands flee Syria fighting to Lebanon

The United Nations refugee agency and other humanitarian partners have been working with Lebanese authorities to cope with the influx of an estimated 6,000 people who have arrived from Syria in recent days.

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