UNITED NATIONS - The aid group Save the Children pleaded with
members of the UN Security Council on Monday to do more for Syria's children,
nearly 2 million of whom need help because of the country's 2-year-old civil
The UN Security Council has been deadlocked since the start of the
start of the conflict, with Syrian President Bashar Assad's close ally Russia
- with the aid of China - using its veto power to block any condemnations or
attempts to sanction Assad's government.