| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The Washington Post and the Guardian captured coveted Pulitzer Prizes for public service on Monday for their revelations about the U.S. government's massive surveillance programs.
The newspapers' stories were based on thousands of secret documents...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:52 PM
BEIRUT -- Mohammed Subhi Abed, a soft-spoken man of 43, says he was working for the opposition Free Syria News radio station in the northern city of Raqqa when masked gunmen burst into the offices in June and confiscated all of the laptops and satellite...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Los Angeles Times staff writers Patrick J. McDonnell and Raja Abdulrahim recently returned from reporting trips in Syria.
McDonnell, the paper’s Beirut bureau chief, was covering the war from the government side. He wrote about the start of the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a draft United Nations resolution that could have led to sanctions against the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, faced with a 16-month uprising that has cost thousands of lives....