Please read Peace Talks in Syria Unravel, by Ruth Kramer, at Mission Network News.
"After three days of talks to find a solution to the Syria conflict, here’s what’s been accomplished: nothing.
"According to the United Nations, things are so tense that negotiators couldn’t even agree on aid for trapped Internally Displaced People (IDPs) into the besieged city of Homs.
"Meanwhile, as the civil conflict prompted millions to flee, the World Food Program estimates needing close to $2 billion to assist more than 7 million Syrians in urgent need of food assistance in 2014. These include 4.25 million people inside Syria and over 2.9 million refugees in neighboring countries. An estimated 5,000 Syrians are leaving daily and wondering when, if ever, they will be able to safely return to their homeland.
"Christian Aid Mission, your link to indigenous missions, is stepping up its efforts to help alleviate the suffering and bring hope in the midst of desperate circumstances. Steve Van Valkenberg with Christian Aid says, “For Christians who have been praying for a way to show Christ’s love to Muslims, this is a great opportunity for Christians to be lights.” "