- 7 December, 2012 -- Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Jordan
UNHCR envoy and actress visits refugee camp on Jordan-Syria border, urges all parties in conflict to allow civilians safe passage
- 16 January, 2012 -- Iranian movie wins best foreign film at Globes
Iranian movie "A Separation" won the best foreign language film award at the Golden Globes, beating rivals from China, Spain and Belgium, as well as Angelina Jolie's debut as a director.
- 31 August, 2012 -- UN joins calls for Iraq death penalty moratorium
The United Nations mission in Iraq on Friday joined a recent wave of calls for Baghdad to implement a moratorium on its use of the death penalty after the country executed 26 people this week.
- 20 July, 2012 -- Iraqis flee Syria in droves by land and air
Thousands of Iraqi nationals have fled by land and air from Syria over the last two days to escape an escalating civil war, officials said Friday, as Iraqi troops were rushed to seal the border across from a post seized by rebels. Baghdad's prime ...
- 10 March, 2013 -- Activists: Syrian regime bombs rebel-held city
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes killed at least 14 people in the northern province of Raqqa less than a week after rebels seized the area's provincial capital, activists said Sunday.