In our news wrap Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is congratulating his forces for major gains in the country’s last rebel strongholds. The Russian-backed blitz has recaptured Aleppo and much of Idlib province -- and driven nearly 900,000 people to…
The new advances, along with securing a key highway that ran through rebel territory, are set to facilitate movement between northern and southern Syria, including the city of Aleppo, Syria's commercial center before the war.
By Albert Aji, Associated Press
On this edition for Saturday, Nov. 4, President Trump embarks on a five-nation trip to Asia, and an investigation finds widespread abuse in Florida’s juvenile justice system. Also, meet the 8-year-old Syrian girl who is writing a book on surviving…
By PBS NewsHour
Last year, Bana Alabed sparked a worldwide following for tweeting from Aleppo in Syria while it was under attack amid a years-long civil war. Now, the 8-year-old is authoring a book about surviving and escaping the conflict. NewsHour Weekend Special…
By Marcia Biggs
By Larisa Epatko
While Syrian Democratic Forces battle Islamic State militants in Raqqa, children outside the besieged city still find a way to have their own fun.
By Sebastian Rich
Five-year-old Mustafa is slowly coping after years of screaming with night terrors, and memories of his mother and father lying bloodied in the dust in Aleppo, Syria.
The image has spread widely across the Internet of a man listening to a gramophone in what’s left of his bedroom in Aleppo, Syria. The AFP photographer, Joseph Eid, thinks he knows why it struck a chord with so many.
By News Desk
Mohammad Mohiedine Anis, 70, smokes his pipe as he sits in his destroyed bedroom listening to music on his gramophone in Aleppo's formerly rebel-held al-Shaar neighborhood.
Humanitarian crises like those in Syria’s Aleppo sometimes make headlines. But how do we identify such atrocities when they are occurring thousands of miles away? A new program at UC Berkeley is training students to leverage social media, geolocation and…
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