Pressure On Syrian Regime Heats Up

International envoy Kofi Annan is expected to brief the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, as reports of carnage in Syria steadily increase despite the council's agreement to boost the number of monitors there.

Sections:  news   world   
  • UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs
    The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • The FRONTLINE Interview: Randa Slim
    Look, the first six to 10 months of the uprising, this was truly a civil uprising that was motivated by the rest of the Arab uprising—the need for political participation, asking for freedom, reining in the security services of the Syrian regime ...
    02/20/2018 - 10:28 am | View Link
  • Erdogan: Pro-regime forces pushed back in Syrian Kurdish enclave
    Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggests Tuesday that the Shite fighters who entered the enclave of Afrin in a convoy of a dozen vehicles were acting alone. He warns that Turkey would not allow “such [a] wrongful step” in the future, adding that those who do ...
    02/20/2018 - 7:11 am | View Link
  • The US is protecting ISIS to weaken rivals, expand US occupation of Syria
    In some ways, by providing a pretext for extended military operations on foreign soil, and by helping to diminish the military might of the Syrian regime and its allies, some coalition officials have seen the Islamic State as a potentially beneficial ...
    02/20/2018 - 4:12 am | View Link
  • What Iran Is Really Up To in Syria
    The crash was then followed by waves of retaliatory Israeli airstrikes against Syrian regime, Iranian, and Hezbollah targets inside Syria. Hours later on that same day, Turkey lost a helicopter and two pilots in its ongoing campaign in northern Syria to ...
    02/14/2018 - 11:33 pm | View Link
  • Defending Afrin
    Afrin, located at the Syrian-Turkish border and in the center of Mount Kurd ... the Turkish government cooperated with Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi and the theocratic regime in Iran against Kurdish aspirations of national independence from Iraq.
    02/13/2018 - 12:02 am | View Link
  • More
  • Foreign involvement in the Syrian Civil War
    Foreign involvement in the Syrian Civil War refers to political, military and operational support to parties involved in the ongoing conflict in Syria that began in ...
    02/18/2018 - 1:33 pm | View Website
  • Bashar al-Assad
    Bashar Hafez al-Assad was born in Damascus on 11 September 1965, the second oldest son of Anisa Makhlouf and Hafez al-Assad. Al-Assad in Arabic means "the Lion ...
    02/15/2018 - 10:26 pm | View Website
  • Middle East News | The Jerusalem Post
    Middle East latest news: Breaking news on ISIS, the Iranian threat, Palestinians, Israeli cooperation with Arab states and more.
    02/14/2018 - 2:57 pm | View Website
  • John Caves BACKGROUNDER BACKGROUNDER Syrian Kurd S and the d emocratic u nion Party (P yd) December 6, 2012 John Caves Syrian Kurds are divided politically into two ...
    02/13/2018 - 12:39 am | View Website
  • Syria profile
    1961 September - Discontent with Egyptian domination prompts a group of Syrian army officers to seize power in Damascus and dissolve the union.
    02/6/2018 - 6:55 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News