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Hezbollah and Syrian Army Attack Islamists on Lebanon Border
A joint operation by the Lebanese militant group and Syrian forces seeks to dislodge Islamists hiding among refugees near the border between Lebanon and Syria.
Israeli Aid Gives an Unexpected ‘Glimmer of Hope’ for Syrians
Israel has been sending in truckloads of supplies and treating thousands of sick and wounded Syrians, denting its reputation in Syria as “the devil who wants to kill us.”
When Syria Came to Fresno: Refugees Test Limits of Outstretched Hand
Once in the United States, the new arrivals sometimes land in towns that are not exactly prepared for them.
Trump Ends Covert Aid to Syrian Rebels Trying to Topple Assad
The decision amounted to a recognition that the effort was failing and that the administration has given up hope of forcing the Syrian leader from power.
Two Testimonials Shed Light on Syrian Life and Death
Alia Malek’s “The Home That Was Our Country” and Wendy Pearlman’s “We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled” channel voices from Syria’s war zone.
When Education Is Hijacked by War
After witnessing teachers, pupils and schools caught in the crossfire of war, Diego Ibarra Sánchez began working on “Hijacked Education,” which examines how constant conflict has upended education.
First, a Symbol of Occupy Wall Street. Then He Waded Into Syria.
Robert Grodt was an activist at the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011. Five years later, he traveled to Syria, where he died after joining a Kurdish militia.
Who Is ISIS Leader Baghdadi?
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been reported dead several times, though it has never been verified. The rarely seen figure has long eluded Western forces, despite a $25 million bounty on his head.
Truce in Part of Syria, Announced by Trump, Survives First Day
The cease-fire, near the Syria border with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, was holding 24 hours after it took effect Sunday.
U.S., Russia and Jordan Reach Deal for Cease-Fire in Part of Syria
Moscow has assured the United States that the government of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria will abide by the agreement, a State Department official said.
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