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Syrian President Bashar Assad Says U.S. 'Not Genuine' About Cease-Fire In an interview with The Associated Press, Assad blamed the U.S. for the collapse of a fragile truce earlier this week and denied carrying out well-documented human rights abuses.
NPR.org | Sep 22, 2016 7:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'He Will Be Our Brother': Boy, 6, Asks Obama To Bring Syrian Boy To Live With Him The breathtaking sadness of seeing a young boy suffering amid Syria's civil war has prompted a breathtaking offer of hospitality and friendship.
NPR.org | Sep 22, 2016 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Officials Approve Deal With Iran For Boeing Planes The U.S. Treasury gave its approval for Boeing to sell 80 airliners to Iran a deal made possible by the easing of sanctions in the nuclear agreement signed last year.
NPR.org | Sep 22, 2016 09:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.N. Holds Special Meeting On Syria After Collapse Of U.S.-Russia Deal As the UN Security Council holds a special meeting on the Syrian civil war, Secretary of State John Kerry says it's a moment of truth but there's little progress.
NPR.org | Sep 21, 2016 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 Medical Workers Reportedly Killed In Airstrikes After Syria Truce Collapses A French aid organization said its emergency medical staffers were killed near Aleppo on Tuesday, a day after the cease-fire collapsed.
NPR.org | Sep 21, 2016 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NATO's Evolving Issues Now Focus On Syria's War And Refugee Crisis The alliance's most recent challenges involve the war in Syria and containing the refugee crisis. David Greene talks to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about Syria and the future of the NATO.
NPR.org | Sep 21, 2016 09:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
United Nations Halts Aid Convoys After Deadly Attack In Syria NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Ingy Sedky from the International Committee of the Red Cross about a convoy attack in Aleppo that has halted aid to the area.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 8:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As Saudi Arabia Diversifies, A Texas Oil Refinery May Be In Its Future Analysts say Saudi Arabia's national oil company may be trying to buy a refinery in the U.S. It's part of an effort to build an economy that goes beyond oil exports.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Arab Of The Future 2' Continues Risky Truth-Telling Cartoonist Riad Sattouf continues his scathing memoir of his childhood in Syria and Libya. Just as in the first volume, his disgust for the oddities and outrages around him is palpable on the page.
NPR.org | Sep 20, 2016 5:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Aid workers 'in shock' over Syria attack Aid worker Stephen Ryan says his organisation is in shock following an attack on an aid convoy in Syria.
BBC News | Sep 20, 2016 12:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend