UN Humanitarian Chief: 250,000 Syrians Unreachable

Top humanitarian official Valerie Amos reports situation in war-torn Syria in 'chilling' closed-door Security Council briefing.Ari Yashar, 12/4/2013, 12:54 PM

Syrian Opposition Rejects Dialogue with Assad

Syrian opposition rejects calls by UN envoy Kofi Annan for dialogue with President Bashar Assad, putting a wrench in his peace plan.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/9/2012, 11:50 PM

Shelling Renewed in Homs Ahead of Annan Visit

As former UN secretary general Kofi Annan hopes for peace in Syria the crackdown of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad continues apace.Gabe Kahn., 3/9/2012, 3:41 PM

Red Crescent Allowed into Homs

Aid workers accompanied by UN aid chief Valerie Amos entered the battered city of Homs as Syrian forces continue to shell other towns.Gabe Kahn., 3/7/2012, 9:25 PM

Security Council to Syria: Let Humanitarian Chief In

UN Security Council deplores the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria, calls on Assadto grant UN humanitarian access.Elad Benari, 3/2/2012, 4:17 AM