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US Suspends Syrian Embassy Operations

U.S. officials have told the Syrian embassy in Washington to suspend operations. They say any Syrian diplomats who are not U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents must leave the country. The order also affects Syria's two honorary consulates in the U.S.U.S. special envoy for Syria Daniel Rubinstein announced the steps Tuesday. He said it was because the Syrian embassy had stopped providing consular services and in light of what he said were "the atrocities committed by the...

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