Syria conflict

United States | Joint Statement on the Eighth Anniversary of the Syrian Conflict

United States (STL.News) – Eight years ago today, tens of thousands of Syrians took to the streets to claim the right to express themselves freely, call for reform, and demand justice. The Assad regime’s brutal response, and role in the conflict that followed, resulted in the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II. We recognize … Continue reading United States | Joint Statement on the Eighth Anniversary of the Syrian Conflict

BEIRUT | The Latest: Israeli official confirms 200 strikes in Syria

BEIRUT — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 10:15 p.m. An Israeli military official says Israel has struck over 200 Iranian targets in Syria over the past 18 months. Israel is widely believed to have been behind a series of airstrikes mainly targeting Iranian and Hezbollah forces in Syria who are fighting … Continue reading BEIRUT | The Latest: Israeli official confirms 200 strikes in Syria

BEIRUT | The Latest: Hezbollah leader lambasts strikes on Syria

BEIRUT | April 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader says the Western strikes against Syria following alleged use of chemical weapons will likely complicate prospects of a political solution and have failed to achieve any of their results. Speaking by video link at a … Continue reading BEIRUT | The Latest: Hezbollah leader lambasts strikes on Syria