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UN Says Syrian Government Denies Medical Aid to Civilians in Besieged Areas

United Nations officials accuse the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad of denying medical aid to hundreds of thousands of civilians trapped in besieged areas. The officials say people are dying for lack of medicines and treatment. A special adviser on Syria, Jan Egeland, says progress, although not enough, is being made in providing food and other relief to hundreds of thousands of Syrians in besieged areas.   Egeland, however, says the United Nations and partner aid...

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