In our news wrap Tuesday, hundreds of people in Kabul, Afghanistan, paid tribute to the dozens who died in a suicide bombing. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on a wedding celebration. Also, the dominant militant group…
Government troops moved into northern and western neighborhoods of Khan Sheikhoun, marking a significant gain for President Bashar Assad's forces as they try to chip away at territory controlled by the opposition in Idlib.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
In the midst of Syria's civil war, a group of residents in the war-ravaged town of Daraya risked their lives to assemble a secret library in the basement of a destroyed building. Those actions are now cataloged in a new…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, Gibraltar has released the Iranian tanker it seized in July under suspicion of transporting oil to Syria, a violation of international sanctions. Authorities allowed the tanker to leave despite a last-minute effort by the U.S.
By Associated Press
The Turkish and American officials ended three days of talks in Ankara to discuss plans for a safe zone on Wednesday, saying they had agreed to set up an operations center in Turkey "as soon as possible."…
By Ellie Sennett
In Syria, life in an “opposition stronghold” can mean many different things.
By Associated Press
Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says the continued armed conflict in Syria merited the extension.
By Albert Aji, Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
The decision came hours after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres authorized an investigation into attacks on health facilities and schools in the rebel-held enclave, following a petition from 10 members of the U.N. Security Council.
Analysts and advocates say the Syrian regime and Russian forces will continue to attack with impunity unless the international community does more to stop them.
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