By Corinne Segal
Illustrator Molly Crabapple and writer Marwan Hisham wanted to capture the scenes of life amid war that often go unreported in Iraq and Syria, where the Islamic State has captured territory.
By Marcia Biggs
The Obama administration plans to settle as many as 10,000 Syrian refugees in the U.S. within a year. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs meets a refugee family who fled in 2012 and have begun life over in New Jersey.
By PBS NewsHour
The conflict in Syria has become ever more complicated as factions have splintered. As Russia steps up its military support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Moscow is calling for greater coordination with the U.S. against the common threat of the…
What do we know about Russia’s military involvement in Syria? Gwen Ifill speaks to Pavel Baev of the Peace Research Institute Oslo and Steven Simon of Dartmouth College.
As the Islamic State gains more ground in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad has increasingly turned to Russia for support. Videos on social media in recent days appear to show Russian military presence in that country, causing concern in the U.S.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
Officials say the United States is prepared to increase the number of refugees it resettles by 5,000 next year as European countries struggle to accommodate tens of thousands of refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
A photo of a Syrian boy washed up dead on a Turkish beach has become one of the most powerful images of war. How and why do certain images come to define a global conflict in the public memory?…
There’s a battle being waged for Syria’s history, where four years of war have devastated cultural heritage sites and looting occurs by all sides of the conflict. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports on the flagrant destruction of relics, the big…
In our news wrap Thursday, Thailand’s military seized power, dissolved the government and suspended the constitution. The takeover followed months of political violence and deadlock. Also, in a city in Xinjiang, China, 31 people were killed and more than 90…
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