Assistant Anne C. Richard of Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration says the Assad government is refusing to issue visas for humanitarian workers and blocking legitimate Syrian aid agencies from working with the international community.
06:37 Nov 16, 2013
Participation by a representative body of the moderate opposition at Geneva conference, political and armed, is essential to moving toward a political transition, for future of all Syrians.
13:11 Nov 15, 2013
On November 1st, Mr. Brahimi reported he had been meeting with senior officials in various countries, including Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, and Syria itself, where he met with President Bashar al-Assad, with 'the aim of creating the conditions to hold the
19:49 Nov 10, 2013
It was bad enough that Syria was Russia's puppet prior to the revolution, but there was no eminent threat to Israel, but they don't want to have Iran as a next door neighbor.
14:29 Nov 3, 2013
Secretary Kerry also underlines that it must also be crystal clear that eliminating Syria's chemical weapons is not a substitute for ending the civil war nor does it end the humanitarian catastrophe that continues to unfold.
06:26 Nov 3, 2013
Both believe that the sooner they make progress towards a diplomatic resolution the better it will be for Syria as well as Syria's neighbors, who are bearing the considerable burden of refugee outflow and the instability that comes with that.
11:42 Nov 1, 2013
Syrian Activists rally against Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Malaki at the White House, to send a message that supporters of the Assad regime are not welcome in Washington D.C.
05:48 Nov 1, 2013
On October 19, the World Health Organization reported it is investigating a possible outbreak of the highly contagious Wild Polio Virus in Syria.
04:12 Oct 22, 2013
Many areas in Syria are suffering terrible consequences due to lack of humanitarian aid. Many, such as Homs, have been under constant attack by the Assad regime for more than two years.
14:59 Oct 21, 2013
The humanitarian crisis is urgent, with 7 million Syrians needing humanitarian support, but preserving the rich history is more than just an art project.
06:20 Oct 4, 2013
The US deplores the excessive use of force against civilians that has reportedly resulted in dozens of casualties.
05:55 Sep 29, 2013
US Department Spokesperson Maries Harf made a statement saying the United States condemns the shelling and expressed her concern for the welfare of those injured in the incident.
04:10 Sep 25, 2013
Of the $1 billion in U.S. aid provided since the crisis began, nearly half - $488 million -has come from funds appropriated to the Population, Refugees and Migration bureau.
05:25 Sep 22, 2013
He points out the Syrian regime must be stripped all its chemical weapons, and that would make our entire region a lot safer.
20:35 Sep 16, 2013
I agree that the use of chemical weapons is heinous, incomparable in its horror and inhumanity to any other weapons, and must never be tolerated.
18:32 Sep 14, 2013
He says General Dempsey and Secretary Hagel will explains how they can achieve that and their confidence in ther ability to achieve that.
17:11 Sep 11, 2013
Make no mistake: If another Vietnam or another Iraq were on the table in the Situation Room, I wouldn't be sitting at the witness table before Congress advocating for action.
17:31 Sep 9, 2013
Obama plans to make his case directly to the American people in a nationally televised speech Tuesday night. Hardly anyone in Washington thinks there is anything at this point that will change one vote in Congress on the question of a Syrian strike.
06:37 Sep 8, 2013
But right now, I am taking an interest in many things to broaden my perspective on what is going on in Syria and what has gone on in the world.
06:10 Sep 8, 2013
The US has evidence that the chemical nerve agent Sarin was used in a deadly attack in Damascus last month, Secretary of State John Kerry says.
15:54 Sep 7, 2013