Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 08:18
U.S. political leaders are increasing pressure on South Sudan's young government to prevent ethnically motivated attacks by members of its military, pressure that may have led to the arrest Wednesday of an army general accused of human rights violations.
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 14:34
The UN refugee agency said Friday it was scrambling aid in northern Iraq after thousands of Syrians crossed the tightly-controlled border in a sudden and unexplained influx.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 11:53
Jordan let a Syrian opposition leader cross into Syria from its territory for the first time on Thursday, signaling greater backing from an Arab ally for the opposition battling against Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 12:13
Trying to understand individual events in Syria's war is daunting. But looking for trends gives a sense of the state of play: Syrians are in for a long, brutal war
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 10:39
Deputy Spokesperson Harf addresses the ship seized in the Panama Canal, Secretary Kerry's visit to a refugee camp in Jordan, arrests and security and engagement in Egypt, engagement with Iran, political solutions in Syria, and elections in Zimbabwe.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 10:03
Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses engagement with the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's interim government, the ship from Cuba seized in the Panama Canal, Secretary' Kerry's trip to the Middle East, extremism in Iraq, and Mali's elections.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 09:31
Ventrell addresses Deputy Secretary Burns' Egyptian trip, Secretary Kerry's visit to Jordan, a North Korean ship’s inspection in the Panama Canal, Miguel Angel Trevino Morales’s capture, the Syrian conflict, and the Zimbabwean election.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 13:40
US lawmakers are mulling a $1 billion aid package to Jordan, a third of which would defray costs of regional instability, including huge refugee flows from neighboring Syria.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 00:00
Human Rights Watch acknowledges that, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Ecuador has the largest number of registered refugees of any Latin American nation, a population totaling 56,000 by March 2012.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 00:00
Whereas decades of violence caused by extremist groups forced up to 400,000 Colombians to seek refuge in other countries and produced 3,000,000 internally displaced persons within Colombia.