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Might Al Harrah desert drawings reveal the Middle East’s forgotten past?
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Syria-Russia alliance targeted civilians in Idlib: HRW report
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Syria's eggplant dish survives economic crisis
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US brings charges against British suspected IS terrorists
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Turkey orders arrests over 2014 Kurdish protests
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Thousands take to streets in Germany to demand EU action over Moria migrants
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Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus
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Lebanon marks 100 years in turmoil
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AP Top Stories October 20 PHere's the latest for Tuesday October 20th: DOJ sues Google on antitrust concerns; Turkish troops withdraw from Syria; Pope Francis conducts mass in mask; Israel uncovers militant tunnel in Gaza..
Trump sent officials to Syria to try to negotiate Austin Tice's releaseSources say the president quietly sent senior officials to Damascus in a bid to get kidnapped journalist Austin Tice home before the election, but they couldn't make a deal.
Trump’s Tweets on Troop Withdrawals Unnerve PentagonThe president’s demands to draw down forces in Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria seek to fulfill a campaign promise. But officials warn rapid troop reductions could bolster adversaries.
10/11/2020: Genetic Revolution, The Youngest Refugees, Vision of MusicCould gene therapy cure sickle cell anemia? Then, Sesame and the IRC join forces to help Syrian refugee children. And, 60 Minutes profiles blind musical prodigy Matthew Whitaker.
Sesame and the IRC join forces to help Syrian refugee childrenThe International Rescue Committee and Sesame Workshop are teaming up on a major new effort to help young Syrian refugee children, including a new Sesame show in Arabic.
Kayla Mueller, ISIS hostage killed in Syria, becomes a focus of Pence-Harris debateMike Pence claimed Barack Obama and Joe Biden missed a chance to save hostage Kayla Mueller, whose parents have become Trump supporters.
US charges British IS members over American deathsTwo Islamic State militants from Britain appeared before a U.S. federal court on Wednesday to face charges in a gruesome campaign of torture and other acts of violence against four Americans and others..
British ISIS members charged in murders of American hostagesTwo British members of ISIS have been charged for their role in the murders of four American hostages in Syria. Jeff Pegues reports.
Islamic State ‘Beatles’ Fighters Being Brought to U.S. to Face ChargesThe federal prosecution of two Britons involved in the kidnapping and torture of American hostages comes more than two years after they were captured in Syria.
President Obama on Russia's military moves in SyriaSteve Kroft asks Obama whether Russian President Vladimir Putin is "challenging" his leadership in Syria
How Syria became "ground zero for jihadists"President Obama explains the emergence of the terrorist group ISIS and why he thinks Syria became "ground zero for jihadists around the world."
The U.S. at the UN: Tackling violence and a virusEbola, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine -- the number of complex international crises may seem overwhelming, but each is solvable when countries work together, President Obama tells Steve Kroft
Facebook takes down suspicious accounts linked to RussiaThe removed accounts targeted a number of countries, including the U.S., but focused primarily on Syria and Ukraine.
U.S. Commandos Use Secretive Missiles to Kill Qaeda Leaders in SyriaThe specially designed missiles use sharp blades and blunt force, rather than explosive warheads, to kill terrorist leaders.
British Give U.S. Evidence Against ISIS ‘Beatles,’ Clearing Way for TrialThe men were half of a cell of Britons who held Westerners hostage in Syria, some of whom were beheaded for propaganda videos.
U.S. Sending More Troops to Syria to Counter the RussiansThe deployment of armored vehicles, advance radar and more fighter jets comes in response to a Russian convoy ramming an U.S. ground patrol, injuring seven soldiers.
Trump appears to contradict earlier remarks on killing Syria's leaderPresident tells Fox & Friends he wanted to target Bashar Assad, but Jim Mattis "didn't want to." Two years ago he said it was "never even contemplated."
Syria may only be counting 1.25% of its actual coronavirus deathsThe government has confirmed only 109 coronavirus deaths, but a mortuary official says it's killing that many people daily in Damascus alone.
COVID creeps into a sprawling Syrian refugee camp in JordanTesting and precautions ramped up after U.N. refugee agency confirms 1st cases at Zaatari camp, home to some 77,000 displaced Syrians.
Russia vows to help Syria "break through" crippling U.S. sanctionsVladimir Putin has vowed once again to come to the rescue of his ally, Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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WorldView: Australia bushfires, U.S. airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, Taliban nixes ceasefireA New South Wales volunteer firefighter dies battling bushfires, raising the death toll to 10, with no end in sight for beleaguered Australians. The U.S. military has bombed five targets across Iraq in..
COVID-19 is on a quiet killing spree in war-ravaged SyriaThe government has confirmed only 109 coronavirus deaths, but a mortuary official says it's killing that many people daily in Damascus alone.
U.S. troops injured in tense encounter with Russian forces in SyriaThe injuries were minor, but such confrontations have become common, and a U.S. official says the Russians were "reckless" on this occasion.
US won't pursue death penalty against ISIS 'Beatles' in exchange for British cooperationThe Trump administration will not pursue the death penalty against two ISIS suspects in exchange for Britain's cooperation in the prosecution of the terrorists known as the "Beatles," allegedly linked..
Deadly clash reported between U.S. and Syrian forcesSyrian media and a war monitoring group say the incident started when American forces were denied passage at a checkpoint near a Syrian air base.
Syria crisis: Kerry accuses Russia of enabling AssadSecretary of State John Kerry criticized Russia for its role in Syria's civil war saying they undermined a negotiated settlement by increasing military aid to the Assad regime. Norah O'Donnell reports.
4-year-old Syrian refugee found alone in desertA U.N. official tweeted a photo of a 4-year-old Syrian refugee who became briefly separated from his family during the long walk through the desert to Jordan. James Brown reports.
McDonough: Immigration reform should include path to citizenshipWhite House chief of staff Denis McDonough discusses immigration reform, the Sochi Olympics, Iran, Syria, and other issues.
Syrian chemical attack survivor slams world community for inactionHeba Sawan, a 24-year-old Syrian who survived a chemical weapons attack near Damascus last August, says the international community was lying when it pledged to take action against Syrian President..
Syrian peace talks at crossroads over Assad’s futureThe Syrian regime has flatly rejected the idea that President Bashar Assad must step down, which the U.S. and rebels say is the whole purpose of the talks. Margaret Brennan reports from Montreux,..
Latest Syrian peace talks under threatTalks to end Syria’s civil war are due to begin in Geneva on Wednesday, but serious problems now threaten the peace talks. Human rights groups estimate 130,000 Syrians have died since an uprising..
Iraq violence is spillover from Syrian civil warTwo years after U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq, Islamic extremists affiliated with al Qaeda have taken the city of Fallujah and parts of Ramadi. Militants in neighboring Syria have exported their cause..
210 days in captivityMatthew Schrier's kidnapping, torture and escape from Syrian rebels provides a rare first-hand look into the brutal ways of the extremist rebel factions battling the Syrian dictatorship. Scott Pelley..
U.N. mulls proposal to reopen Iraq crossing for pandemic aid to SyriaThe United Nations Security Council is considered a proposal to reopen a border crossing from Iraq into Syria for six months to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid to help millions of Syrian..
Iran rejects U.S. sanctions on Syria, vows to boost trade with allyIran on Thursday condemned as inhumane a fresh round of U.S. sanctions against its regional ally Syria and said it would expand its trade ties with Damascus.
In rebel Syria, some welcome sanctions but fear for economyIn the last bastion of the rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad, Syrians who fled his rule see new U.S. sanctions as a step in the right direction but say they must be shielded from any fallout..
Syria says new tougher U.S. sanctions breach international lawSyria said Washington's toughest sanctions against President Bashar al-Assad's government, which came to effect on Wednesday, violated international law.
French court finds Bashar al-Assad's uncle guilty of property fraudThe exiled uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was found guilty on Wednesday of acquiring millions of euros worth of French property using funds diverted from the Syrian state, and sentenced to..
U.S. hits Syria with toughest sanctions yet to push Assad to end warThe United States on Wednesday imposed its toughest sanctions ever targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to choke off revenue for his government in a bid to force it back to United Nations-led..
U.S. to impose sanctions aimed at blocking Syria military victoryThe United States will impose sanctions on Wednesday aimed at cutting off revenue for Syrian President Bashar al Assad's government in a bid to push it back into United Nations-led negotiations and..
For Syrian family with 16 children, life at Turkish border only gets harderProviding for 16 children including four sets of twins is only getting harder for Ahmad Yassin al-Ali and his wife Fawza Umri, Syrians who were forced to flee their home nearly a decade ago and are now..
What do new U.S. sanctions mean for Syria?The toughest U.S. sanctions yet on Syria take effect this week, increasing the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad as he grapples with a deepening economic crisis after a decade of war.
Turkey and Russia put off talks expected to tackle Libya and SyriaRussia and Turkey have postponed ministerial-level talks which were expected to focus on Libya and Syria, where the two countries support opposing sides in long-standing conflicts.
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Syria's Assad removes prime minister as economic hardship growsSyrian President Bashar al Assad on Thursday dismissed prime minister Imad Khamis, state media said, in a move that follows weeks of deepening economic hardship and a rare outbreak of anti-Assad..
Syria's Assad replaces prime minister: state mediaSyrian President Bashar al Assad on Thursday removed prime minister Imad Khamis from the post he has occupied since 2016, state media said, in a move that follows weeks of deepening economic..