Tag Archive: Syria

EU to toughen sanctions after Syria bloodbath

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – The EU is likely to toughen sanctions against the Syrian regime after some 100 people were reportedly killed in the city of Hama when government tanks stormed in on… Continue reading

More than 43 million worldwide forced from homes, U.N. says

(CNN) — The number of people forced from their homes worldwide has risen to 43.7 million, the highest level in 15 years, according to a U.N. refugee agency report released Monday. That’s up… Continue reading

Unrest in the Middle East and North Africa – country by country

(CNN) – Two months ago, a Tunisian fruit vendor struck a match that started a fire that has spread throughout the much of North Africa and the Middle East. Muhammad Bouazizi’s self-immolation prompted… Continue reading