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President Trump aimed new threats against Syria on Twitter Wednesday, in response to a suspected chemical attack and Russia's suggestion it would intercept any U.S. missiles. What options are available to the U.S. and its allies if there is a…
Rania Abouzeid has been one of the closest chroniclers of the Syrian conflict, witnessing the first days of peaceful protests, the government's brutal crackdown, the rise of the Islamic State, the intervention of the Russians. Abouzeid joins William Brangham to…
President Trump said Monday there would be a price to pay for Saturday's apparent chemical attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma, days after Trump said he wanted the U.S. out of Syria entirely. Early in the morning, airstrikes hit…
By Jane Ferguson
President Trump said Tuesday that the end is in sight for the U.S. military mission in Syria, yet military leaders have said the U.S. should remain until the Islamic State is wiped out. American reinforcements have arrived in Manbij in…
By PBS NewsHour
What began seven years ago as an uprising against the Assad regime has become a regional proxy war. Now there is talk of another war in the offing, one between Hezbollah and Israel. What would that look like, and how…
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…
A covert CIA program created under the Obama administration to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to put pressure on the Assad regime will soon end, The Washington Post first reported Wednesday. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Faysal Itani of the…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
In a joint statement, the leaders of Britain, Germany, Italy, France, Canada and the U.S. demanded that Syria's government address the humanitarian crisis by allowing United Nations aid in to eastern Aleppo. They said the U.N. should investigate reports of…
By Laura Santhanam
Tired of waiting for the international community to help refugees rebuild their lives, Mohammed Badran decided to take action for Syrian refugees who were "stateless and stuck," just like himself.
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