World Jul 15

Syria's President Bashar Assad speaks during an interview with Croatian newspaper Vecernji List in Damascus, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA in April 2017. Photo courtesy of SANA/Handout via Reuters
Syrian government targets rebels near Israel-occupied Golan

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces unleashed hundreds of missiles on a rebel-held area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, activists said, the latest phase in an offensive to clear southern Syria of insurgents. The government’s push came after it…

World Mar 22

Defeated rebels begin leaving enclave near Syrian capital

Carrying their light arms, hundreds of defeated rebels began evacuating with their families Thursday from a devastated town in eastern Ghouta, an effective surrender under a deal with the government after a long siege and bombing campaign of the enclave…

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