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By Ali Rogin
In our news wrap Friday, a federal judge in Texas blocked nationwide enforcement of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal workers. Anti-abortion groups held their annual rally in Washington, D.C., buoyed by hopes of an abortion rights rollback. Rebels in…
On Thursday in a German courtroom, a verdict will be rendered in the world's first trial against a high-ranking former officer in the Syrian regime for crimes against humanity. Anwar Ruslan was in charge of interrogations in a government prison…
By Adithya Sambamurthy and Luna Watfa, REVEAL
The arrival of the global pandemic in Syria as well as the Gaza Strip has raised concerns it could run rampant in some of the most vulnerable areas in the Middle East.
By Albert Aji, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
In a world gripped by a pandemic, global unrest and a fast-moving news cycle, it can be difficult to remember that the war in Syria is still happening. But as the war enters its tenth year, the conflict that gave…
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
While one phrase of Syria's brutal nine-year civil war may be concluding, the systemic forced disappearance, torture and murder of hundreds of thousands of Syrians has not ceased. Amna Nawaz talks to Anne Barnard of the Council on Foreign Relations…
More than 270,000 Syrians have fled for their lives in the last few weeks. For them, walking for hours to a desolate corner of the desert and waiting for help that is not arriving is still safer than staying at…
By Jane Ferguson
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 Larisa Epatko
For weeks during brief cease-fires in the volatile rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus, few Syrians left. That all changed this week as thousands escaping Syrian government bombings left by foot with the only belongings they could carry.
Syrian government warplanes supported by Russia continued their relentless bombardment of the rebel-controlled eastern suburbs of Damascus for a sixth day Friday, killing 32 people, opposition activists and a war monitor reported. The death toll from the past week climbed…
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