The humanitarian situation for some 50,000 Syrians at a camp for the displaced near the Jordanian border has deteriorated, and aid agencies warn it has reached a critical level.
Saudi Arabia and China are among the countries that have turned to the United States and elsewhere.
Mr. de Mistura, the United Nations chief negotiator for Syria, will be the third diplomat to leave the job since Syria’s grinding civil war began 7 years ago.
The funds, earmarked for aid to Syria, arrived as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited the kingdom to discuss the fate of a missing Saudi dissident.
Syrian officials celebrated the reopening of the crossing with Jordan, hoping it would foster trade and lead to normalization with other Arab states.
In her column, Hillary Chute explores work from Riad Sattouf, Don Brown, Molly Crabapple and Marwan Hisham.
America used to count on Saudi Arabia to maintain some stability in the Middle East. What now?
Turkey secured the rebels’ agreement to pull back the weaponry, staving off a Syrian government offensive on the heavily populated rebel stronghold.
The U.N. ambassador has managed to represent President Trump and the United States.
The signature Syrian spice, caught up in conflict, became scarce in the United States just as its popularity boomed. But importers and vendors are finding new ways to get it.
Since President Trump announced that he would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, European leaders are actively working to help Tehran get around new sanctions.
Since March, Hassan al-Kontar has been camped out in the terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia.
Camp Moria, on the Greek island of Lesbos, is a visible reminder of Europe’s hardening stance toward migrants.
Iran fired several missiles across neighboring Iraq at the last remaining ISIS stronghold, in an area where the American military is active.
If the United States really wants stability in Syria, it needs to back the Kurds politically and practically, not just with weapons.
A dark and cramped view of the world from an increasingly isolated leader.
If the agreement between Turkey and Russia that delayed an assault on the Syrian province of Idlib fails, Turkey and Europe will face a new wave of refugees and renewed threats of terrorist attacks.
Blaming Israel for the loss of a Russian plane in Syria, Russia will modernize Syria’s missile arsenal. The move could complicate the air war in Syria.