Syria Relief Efforts Pledges $2.4 Billion but Where Is China?

Syria Relief Efforts Pledges $2.4 Billion but Where Is China?

More than $2.4 billion in donations was pledged Wednesday to help civilians in Syria, primarily from Western and Arab nations. However, not much is being said about the countries who are not assisting in relief efforts, especially the second largest economy of China. At the conference held on Wednesday, which included representatives from 69 countries, […]

Syria Aid Increased as UN Addresses Humanitarian Crisis

Syria Aid Increased as UN Addresses Humanitarian Crisis

At a meeting in Kuwait today, the United Nations (UN) sought increased aid to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria. The site of a bloody civil war dating back to 2011, the crisis in Syria has become the focus of the largest foreign aid drive dedicated to a single issue ever conducted by the […]

Syria Government ‘Barrel Bombs’ City

Syria Government ‘Barrel Bombs’ City

In a devastating aerial bombing, Syria government forces “barrel bombed” residential areas from helicopters, killing a number of civilians, including women and children. Graphic pictures published by Rueters show a man, covered in dust and debris, holding a blanketed child found beneath the rubble of a home. Other photos “too graphic to publish” show men, […]