US denies John Kerry said Syria policy failing

US administration Monday stood by its policy on Syria denying that Secretary of State John Kerry had called for a change of strategy and to arm opposition rebels.

‘Syrian war will yield a generation of illiterate children’

Underlining the after-effects of the ongoing civil tussle in Syria, a UN envoy on Thursday said the war would lead to a generation of illiterate and hatred-filled children.

No foreign meddling, Syrian war over in two weeks: Assad

The conflict in Syria can be over in two weeks if foreign fighters and weapons stop trickling in through the border with Turkey.

UN panel warns Syrian war becoming ‘overtly sectarian’

Violence in Syria has become openly sectarian and threatens communities as the 21-month conflict continues in the country, UN investigators have reported following a visit to the region.