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 PBS NewsHour
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 Larisa Epatko
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.
By Sebastian Rich
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 Larisa Epatko
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…
On first visit since Syrian government forces pushed out rebel fighters, the U.N.'s top refugee official says "everything has been ruined."…
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, the president-elect’s nominee for secretary of state, appeared before the Senate Wednesday for the start of his confirmation hearing. Senators quickly focused on Russia, questioning if Tillerson had too cozy a relationship with the Kremlin; he…
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
Today's announcement comes days after government forces recaptured the northern city of Aleppo, scoring its most symbolic and strategic victory in the conflict.
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