In Syria, 'Reconciliation' Is Bleak
Moadamiya is located in the region known as Western Ghouta. A farm town where one in three residents completed university before the war, it is surrounded by military garrisons. To the northeast, there is the Mezze military airport and the surrounding ...
More than fabric: Mansour Omari and Syria's secret prisons
Some of the ink is smudged, but most of the writing is legible, and that makes these squares of fabric valuable. They comprise a makeshift catalogue of the 82 men being held in a secret intelligence prison near the Mezzah military airport in Damascus ...
Russia declares 'mission accomplished' against Islamic State in Syria
“The mission of defeating the Islamic State bandit groups in Syria has been accomplished,” Lt General Sergei Rudskoi, head of the general staff's main operations directorate, said as combat maps and footage of Russian planes and Syrian soldiers firing ...
Russia Says IS Has Been Defeated in Syria
Russian military: mission accomplished, Islamic State defeated in Syria
Russia: Syria now 'liberated' from 'Islamic State'
It's Virtually Impossible to Enter Syria. These Filmmakers Are Still Documenting It.
To make a documentary about Syria is to accept that you will probably never set foot in the country—and if you do, it could mean putting your life on the line. Syria has become incredibly hostile for civilians—who have had to endure the brutal Bashar ...
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US Says 2000 Troops Are in Syria, a Fourfold Increase
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WASHINGTON — About 2,000 American troops are in Syria fighting the Islamic State, a Pentagon spokesman said on Wednesday, almost four times the total previously disclosed as the Trump administration changes how troop numbers are publicly counted. The ...
There are four times as many US troops in Syria as previously acknowledged by the Pentagon
Pentagon Announces Troop Levels in Iraq, Syria
Pentagon: US committed to Syria until ISIS areas stabilized
Child Deaths Rise As Syria's War Progresses : Goats and Soda : NPR
A new study raises "serious questions" about the war-fighting methods in Syria, researchers say. In particular, one weapon has been used almost exclusively on civilians.
Syria war: UN rebukes Russia and Iran over evacuations
The UN's humanitarian co-ordinator for Syria has rebuked Russia and Iran for not doing more to give aid agencies access to a besieged rebel enclave. Jan Egeland told the BBC the failure to persuade the Syrian government, their ally, to allow ...
Children not a 'bargaining chip' in tug of war between Syrian parties – UN advisor
Joint Press Stakeout by UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, and UN Senior Advisor Jan Egeland, 7 ...
Children bear 'disproportionate lethal impact' of Syrian war, warns ...
Questions raised over legality of airstrikes and shelling as figures show a quarter of all civilians killed in Syria in 2016 were under 18.
Nearly 1 in 4 civilians killed in Syria is a child, Lancet study says ...
Names Written In Blood And Rust: Documenting Syria's ... - NPR
Political prisoner Mansour Omari hid the names of fellow inmates, penned in makeshift ink, in the lining of his shirt. Now free, he tries to keep a promise to ensure the world does not forget them.271.
Ex-LafargeHolcim CEO under investigation in Syria terrorist financing probe
Mr Olsen, who was appointed CEO of LafargeHolcim in 2015, stepped down in July of this year in an attempt to try to draw a line under the controversy surrounding a Lafarge plant the company kept running as Syria descended into civil war during 2013 and ...