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Turkey Urges Syria Ground Operation as UN Prepares Aid Convoys

Turkey called Tuesday for a ground operation with its international allies to end the war in Syria, as the United Nations announced aid convoys are being sent to besieged towns. "So far, I understand that the government of Syria has approved access to seven besieged areas," said Vanessa Huguenin, spokeswoman for the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. In Damascus, U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura announced that aid convoys would be sent Wednesday to test...

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