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'Cries From Syria' Documentary Lays Bare The Conflict's Gruesome Realities Director Evgeny Afineevsky and Syrian subject Kholoud Helmi talk about the new film, which chronicles the country's descent into civil war after initially hopeful demonstrations of the Arab Spring.
NPR.org | Mar 12, 2017 9:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Faces Largest Humanitarian Crisis Since 1945, U.N. Official Says Conflict and drought have ravaged four countries across North Africa and the Middle East, leaving more than 20 million people in desperate need of food.
NPR.org | Mar 11, 2017 9:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Explosions in Damascus Target Shiites From Iraq, Kill At Least 40 The bombing, near a revered cemetery on the border of the old city of Damascus, appears to have targeted Shiite visitors from Iraq. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
NPR.org | Mar 11, 2017 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Children Facing 'Toxic Stress' The aid group Save the Children has been looking into the mental health of young Syrians and its findings are alarming.
NPR.org | Mar 11, 2017 1:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire The Louvre is building a new storehouse for its own collection, and has also offered the space as a safe-haven place for art and antiquities in war zones.
New York Times | Mar 11, 2017 05:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Judge Orders One Syrian Family's Asylum Request Be Processed The temporary order sets aside President Trump's most recent travel ban, but just for this one case. But lawsuits in other courts are seeking to overturn the executive order entirely.
NPR.org | Mar 11, 2017 04:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former N.Y. Comic, Reporting From Aleppo Bilal Abdul Kareem is a Muslim-convert and former comedian from New York. In the last few years, he's made hundreds of news reports from Syria.
New York Times | Mar 10, 2017 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Arsonist jailed for Sharm flight fires Crew members got into difficulties as they tried to put one fire out, prosecutors tell a court.
BBC News | Mar 10, 2017 4:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump's Military Strategy Reflects A More Aggressive Stance As the U.S. prepares to send more troops to tackle ISIS and the Taliban, David Greene talks to NPR's Tom Bowman and Robert Ford, ex-ambassador to Syria and now a fellow at the Middle East Institute.
NPR.org | Mar 10, 2017 10:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syria conflict: Rival anti-IS groups clash near Raqqa Clashes erupt near Raqqa between the Syrian Democratic Forces and Turkish-backed rebels.
BBC News | Mar 9, 2017 11:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend