Syria

Man sitting on floor of tent holding mobile phone as two young girls look on (© Ghaith Alsayed/AP Images)

U.S. increases support for displaced Syrians

The U.S. is providing additional humanitarian assistance for the Syrian people. Learn how this aid will help displaced Syrians.
Small group of people standing by wall and gesturing in fear (© Ismail Coskun/HA/AP Images)

U.S. provides training to prevent atrocities

The U.S. is helping nations prevent atrocities against vulnerable populations with data and specialized training. Read about U.S. aid to nations in need.
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U.S. sanctions supporters of Assad’s brutal regime

Bashar al-Assad's brutal regime has killed civilians in numerous Syrian towns. Learn how U.S. sanctions seek to end the violence.
Men carrying person on stretcher through smoke and rubble (© Amer Almohibany/AFP/Getty Images)

Gandhi Peace Award for 2020 honors two Syrians

The 2020 Gandhi Peace Award recipients have much in common besides their Syrian heritage. Both have braved their native country's war zones to help people.
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U.S. helps counter COVID-19 outbreaks in Middle East and North Africa

The United States is giving tens of millions to help nations in the Middle East fight COVID-19. See how the U.S. is assisting people in war-torn Syria.
Masked man hitting poster of Qassem Soleimani with a shoe (© AP Images)

General Qassem Soleimani’s bloody legacy

Learn about the violent legacy of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, a U.S.-designated terrorist who coordinated attacks throughout the world.
Mahan Air airplane taking off (© Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)

U.S., German sanctions ratchet up pressure on Iran’s Mahan Air

The U.S. ambassador to Germany applauded that country's decision to bar Iran's Mahan Air, citing its role in transporting fighters and weapons.
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U.S. hits Russian-Iranian oil network with sanctions

The latest U.S. sanctions show the consequences for anyone shipping oil to Syria, or trying to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran and its terrorist activities.
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U.S. sanctions Iranian group that recruits child soldiers

A foundation of Iranian businesses funnels money to a paramilitary group that trains child soldiers to fight in Syria and elsewhere.