Aug 3, 2012 Thousands of Syrian refugees continue to flood border communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan. Both government and non-government aid organizations are scrambling to accommodate them.
Aug 1, 2012 The battle in Syria is not just for control of the country. There's also a battle within the resistance over how that victory should be achieved. Like other "Arab Spring" nations before them, Syrians are looking abroad for answers.
Jul 19, 2012 At the UN today, the Security Council is expected to vote today on economic sanctions against Syria, in an effort to help end the 16 month conflict between the government of Bashar Al-Assad and rebel forces. But will more economic sanctions work?
Peter van Dyk
Jul 17, 2012 The U.S. has been pressing Russia to stop sending arms to Syria for much of the 16-month conflict between the government and opposition forces. Russia has said it will not make any new deals with Syria, but it looks like arms will continue to flow.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 17, 2012 Weak European demand for technology products hit home in Silicon Valley. Analysts expect subdued second-quarter tech earnings.
Jul 12, 2012 Iranian oil producers may find other ways to sell their product, but with few options to insure their ships, a lot of oil will be sitting in the harbor.
Jul 12, 2012 President Obama is calling for renewing the Bush tax cuts, except for those making $250,000 a year and more. Gallup's Frank Newport on what people think about that proposal.
Jul 12, 2012 The Presidential race this week can be summed up in a few words: Outsourcing, wealth, taxes, and jobs. How are American voters responding the latest week's news?
Jul 10, 2012 Opposition supporters report more than 17,000 people have been killed during the 16-month uprising against the Syrian government. Today the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Syrian regime is getting help from Venezuela in the form of diesel.
Jun 27, 2012 The 15-month uprising in Syria has been especially worrisome for Turkey -- which shares a border -- now more than ever after Syria shot down a Turkish military plane last Friday. Before the conflict, the two had been trading partners.