Escalating Violence In Syria Kills More Than 300 In 10 Days

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Children carry the body of a friend who was killed by shelling during heavy fighting between the Free Syrian Army and the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus earlier this year. Momahed Dimashkia/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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11,420 Children Dead In Syria's Civil War, So Far

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Fighting Escalates In Syria Ahead Of Peace Conference

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Radical Islamists In Northern Syria Spill Over Turkish Border

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U.S. Suspends Aid To Some Syrian Rebels

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Refugees warm their hands at a refugee camp in Harmanli, Bulgaria, on Nov. 27. More Syrians are turning up in Europe. Many are trying to get to northern Europe, believing that is the best place to start a new life. Nikolay Doychinov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With The Help Of Smugglers, Syrian Refugees Sneak Into Europe

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Syrian boys line up to get the polio vaccine at a refugee camp in Sidon, Lebanon, on Nov. 7. The Lebanese government plans to vaccinate all kids under age 5 for the virus, including Syrian refugees. Mohammad Zaatari/AP hide caption

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As Polio Spreads In Syria, Politics Thwarts Vaccination Efforts

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Islamic Extremists Alter Dynamics In Syria's War Civil

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Syrian Regime, Opposition Groups To Start Peace Talks In January

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After Stalemate, Regime Troops Gain Against Syrian Rebels

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Aid Groups Worry As Winter Approaches In Syria

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A health worker administers polio vaccine as part of a UNICEF-supported campaign in Damascus. Aid agencies sometimes have to negotiate with rebel groups and work in dangerous situations to immunize vulnerable children. Omar Sanadiki/AP hide caption

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A Conquered Foe Returns To War-Torn Syria: Polio

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Disagreement On Syria Adds To Chill In U.S.-Saudi Relationship

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