Syria

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U.S. recommits to helping the world end genocide

The Atrocities Prevention Board monitors worldwide threats to civilians, takes steps to prevent atrocities and, if prevention fails, mobilizes a response.
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The U.S. has a new weapon to stop black market trafficking...

A new U.S. law will help keep Syrian treasures from entering the American art and antiquities markets.

Syrian refugee honored guest at State of the Union address

Refaai Hamo, a widowed Syrian refugee, was invited to be a special guest at President Obama's final State of the Union address.

Every day, ordinary Americans help Syrian refugees find better lives

Iraqi and Syrian refugees are receiving assistance from ordinary Americans through donations, in-country help and aid getting acclimated to new homes.

7 Things You Need to Know About Russian Air Strikes in...

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter responded to Russia's military strikes in Syria. Here's what you should know.

Daesh weakened in Iraq and Syria by global coalition efforts

Daesh (ISIS/ISIL) is on the defensive, and Operation Inherent Resolve airstrikes continue to inflict casualties on terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

Syria still needs your help

The scope of crisis in Syria — with nearly 4 million refugees outside its borders and 12.2 million inside the country — demands the world’s attention.

Humanitarian workers targets of terrorism in Syria and Yemen

Terrorists including Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) continue to attack humanitarian relief workers. The U.S. condemns the recent murders in Syria and Yemen.