By Hayes Brown on December 11, 2013
A huge snowstorm is bearing down on the Middle East, with more than nine million displaced Syrians directly in the crosshairs.
By Carimah Townes on December 10, 2013
Today the United Nations celebrates International Human Rights Day. Here's what the U.N. has achieved this year.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 3, 2013
The World Health Organization has declared a polio emergency in Syria -- and since the war is undermining vaccination efforts, the outbreak may only get worse.
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By Adam Peck on November 29, 2013
Children make up over half of all refugees who have fled the war-torn country, and most of them are younger than 12.
By Christopher Butterfield on November 15, 2013
Albania was seen as the most likely host for the destruction of the thousands of tons of chemical weapons Syria has declared.
By Carimah Townes on November 13, 2013
As the civil war in Syria wages on, another major threat has come to the fore: the use of incendiary bombs.
By Hayes Brown on November 7, 2013
Only one declared chemical weapons site remains out of reach of international inspectors at this point.
By Hayes Brown on October 29, 2013
According to the first report from the team destroying them, the November 1 deadline to destroy Damascus's ability to use chemical weapons will be met.
By Hayes Brown on October 22, 2013
For all the doubt surrounding the deal to strip Syria of its chemical weapons, it's going surprisingly well.
By Hayes Brown on October 18, 2013
The choice comes as a surprise to observers of both the Middle East and the United Nations.