- Syrian media: Mortars fall on central Damascus for 2nd day Updated: Jun-29-15 4:44 am
BEIRUT - Syria's official news agency says a mortar round has hit a central Damascus square, wounding three people in the second such attack in the Syrian capital in as many days.
- Syrian chemical weapons waste disposed of, watchdog says Updated: Jun-17-15 11:16 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The global chemical weapons watchdog says that waste created on board a U.S. ship that destroyed toxic chemicals from Syria's stockpile has been successfully disposed of.
- UN's Syria envoy to travel to Damascus for talks with gov't Updated: Jun-14-15 9:01 am
BERLIN - The U.N.'s special envoy for Syria says he has accepted an invitation from the government to travel to Damascus for talks with officials there.
- UN chief appeals for resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks Updated: Jun-02-15 7:44 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon used the 65th anniversary of the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees to appeal Tuesday for an immediate resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations and an end to unilateral actions "that erode trust."
- Ex-inmates regret destruction of notorious Syrian prison Updated: Jun-01-15 3:12 pm
BEIRUT - For decades, the mere mention of Tadmur Prison was enough to send chills down a Syrian's spine.