The 3 million people who live in Syria's Idlib province were supposed to be protected under a cease-fire agreement struck this fall by Turkey and Russia. But today many are living without the most basic services and still facing attacks.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Warplanes flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus late Tuesday and some of the missiles were shot down by air defense units, Syrian state TV said.
Russia and Turkey agreed Monday to create a demilitarized zone in Idlib province between the Syrian opposition and areas under the Assad's regime control. The agreement seems to save the region from a military assault and averts what was expected…
By PBS NewsHour
Syrian government and Russian forces launched airstrikes on Idlib province, where approximately 3 million people live in Syria's last rebel-held territory, on Saturday. More than 60 air raids have taken place in southern Idlib, according to the Syrian Observatory for…
By Associated Press
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he is "absolutely confident" that Syrian President Bashar Assad is behind the alleged chemical attack on his people that the U.S. and allies retaliated against Friday night.
Seven years ago, Eastern Ghouta was a green suburb. Today the UN calls it “hell on Earth,” and the potential site of crimes against humanity. In the last two weeks, more than 650 civilians have been killed and thousands injured…
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
The war in Syria is breaking dangerous new ground. Syrian and Russian airstrikes have pummeled rebel-held areas, reducing entire neighborhoods to rubble. Meanwhile, American commanders vow to hold their ground on behalf of Kurdish allies, under threat of attack by…
In our news wrap Tuesday, at least 50 are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque in Nigeria. Also, the U.S. military said it killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants in a recent airstrike in Somalia…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
U.S. airstrikes also hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier.
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