Arab Spring News
7 years on, Syrians despair over a country in pieces
For Syrians marking seven years of war, their country has never looked as helpless or fragmented
Timeline of the Syrian conflict as it enters 8th year
A timeline of key events in Syria's conflict as it enters its 8th year amid a renewed surge in violence
US military official: Iran naval forces halt 'provocations'
US military official: Iranian naval forces appear to have halted their provocations of Navy ships in Persian Gulf
US woman trapped in Syria's Ghouta wants action from Trump
An American woman living in the besieged suburbs of the Syrian capital is calling on President Donald Trump to put more pressure on Russia to "stop bombing us"
Pentagon head warns Syrian forces on use of chemical weapons
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is warning the Syrian government not to use chemical weapons in its civil war
Saudi prince says Qatar won't be barred from Arab summit
Saudi Arabia's crown prince says Qatar won't be barred from Arab summit in Riyadh, but predicts standoff with Doha will last a "long time"
Yemeni immigrants focus on future in US amid war back home
Yemeni immigrants, focusing on their long-term future in US, are making their culture part of their businesses
White House calls on Saudi-led coalition to end blockade in Yemen, as humanitarian crisis escalates
The White House called on the Saudi-led coalition Friday to allow aid and commercial goods into Yemen, as the humanitarian crisis there continues to escalate. Two weeks ago, the coalition -- which has been fighting Yemeni Houthi rebels for almost 3 years -- eased an air, land, and sea blockade of
Civil war, humanitarian crisis escalates after former Yemen president killed, signals challenges for US
After Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed at the hands of Houthi rebels, experts in the region say his death could ignite an “explosion” of unrest in the already troubled Gulf nation that has been wracked by civil war. Yemen, which has previously been vital to U.S. interests in
Activist doesn't want Americans 'growing numb' to plight of Syrian refugees
Lena Arkawi wakes up every day to photos of dead children on her phone. She's part of a network of American activists working to help the people of Syria, but this job comes with the frustration of knowing she cannot help everyone who needs it. Arkawi is a Syrian-American who grew up without a