Syria

Obama Faces Syria Test as House Holds 1st Hearing
The Obama administration faces a tougher examination Wednesday of its plans for military intervention in Syria, squaring off against skeptical House members a day after gaining Speaker John Boehner's endorsement and finding significant support in the Senate.
Obama Seeks Support for Syria Strike at G20
Facing roadblocks at home and abroad, President Barack Obama will urge leaders attending a global summit in Russia this week to back an American-led strike against Syria even though the prospects for military action depend on the votes of a fractured U.S. Congress.
United Nations Says Nearly 93,000 Killed In Syrian Conflict
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations says almost 93,000 people have been confirmed killed in the Syrian conflict, but the real number is likely to be far higher. The U.N. human rights office says it has confirmed the killing of 92,901 people between March 2011 and the end of April 2013. The U.N.&…

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