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In Syria, Explosion in Residential Building Kills Dozens in Rebel-Held Area

[unable to retrieve full-text content] An explosion in a residential building thought to be storing weapons and ammunition in the rebel-held province of Idlib killed at least 69 people, including 12 children, a war monitor said. Source: [...]

An Ancient River in Syria Sections Off a Modern War

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A trip along the Euphrates reveals damaged and depopulated towns, and an uneasy front held by a tenuous American presence. Source: NYT > World

Israel Aids Evacuation of Hundreds of ‘White Helmets’ and Families in Syria

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Israeli government facilitated the passage of the rescue workers and their families through its territory to Jordan so that they could be resettled abroad. Source: NYT > World

American Accused of Being ISIS Fighter in Syria Faces Prosecution in U.S.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Ibraheem Musaibli, who is from Michigan, is being held in Syria. So is an Indiana woman whose husband died fighting for ISIS. The U.S. is bringing them home. Source: NYT > World

Wives and Children of ISIS, Unwanted Back Home, Are Warehoused in Syria

[unable to retrieve full-text content] More than 2,000 women and children from Europe, the Mideast and the U.S. are being detained in sweltering camps — and no one knows what to do with them. Source: NYT > World

U.N. Report Left Out Damning Details on Syria Chemical Attack

[unable to retrieve full-text content] An early draft of the report on the recapture of rebel-held Damascus suburbs contained information about chemical attacks omitted from the final version. Source: NYT > World

The Militia That’s Threatening American Troops in Syria

[unable to retrieve full-text content] There are roughly 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria. Recently, a statement went out calling for direct attacks against them. Who sent it, and why? Source: NYT > World

Russian Airstrike Kills Dozens in Rebel-Held Village in Syria, Monitors Say

BEIRUT, Lebanon — At least 35 people were killed when Russian warplanes attacked a rebel-held village in northwestern Syria, a Syrian war monitor and paramedics said on Friday, making it one of the deadliest episodes in that part of [...]
Trump bragged about classified Syria skirmish at fundraiser
President Donald Trump often makes unscripted comments at fundraisers, and revels in the exploits of the U.S. military. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo [...]
Anger Spreads as Syria Leads Global Disarmament Body
GENEVA — The Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad has been accused of using chemical weapons, barrel bombs and torture against its own people during a seven-year civil war. On Monday, it took up the rotating presidency of the United [...]