Americans reject an immediate U.S. military intervention in Syria’s raging civil war, but are open to the possibility should President Bashar al-Assad’s struggling regime use or lose control of its massive stockpile of chemical weapons, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Russian legislators looking to retaliate against a new American human rights law have settled on an exceptionally vulnerable target: Russian orphans.
The U.S. State Department has urged Americans to avoid all travel to Lebanon due to current safety and security concerns. U.S. citizens living and working in Lebanon have been advised to carefully consider the risks of remaining in that country.
The United States advised its citizens against traveling to Syria and urged those in the country to consider leaving because of the deadly protests in which dozens of people were reportedly killed.
The U.S. Embassy in Egypt has been closed indefinitely, spokeswoman Elizabeth Coulton told CNN, although it is still offering 24-hour emergency assistance. Embassy staff in Cairo have been overwhelmed by inquiries and the State Department now has a 24/7 task force and call centers, Assistant Secretary of State Janice L. Jacobs said. Travel updates are […]