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Syria Revolution-Turned-Civil War 10 Years Later: Filmmakers Reflect on the Ongoing Crisis

Ten years after the Syrian revolution that rapidly turned into civil war, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed, tens of thousands have disappeared — believed to have been tortured and killed in government prisons — and an estimated 13 million, more than half of Syria’s prewar population, have been forcibly displaced. Filmmakers on […]
Tags: News, Global, Syria, Ossama Mohammed, Waad al-Kateab, Hasan Kattan, Layla Abyad


Syria Aid Shifts to Seeds, Sheep and Recovery: Red Cross Federation

By Stephanie NebehayGENEVA (Reuters) - As Syria emerges from a decade of war, aid is shifting to smaller projects to help families plant seeds,...
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'Starvation on the Way': Border Crossing Decision Weighs on Northwest Syria

By Khalil AshawiIDLIB, Syria (Reuters) - Hussein Mahmoud, a displaced farmer from Syria's Hama province who now lives in a camp in northern Idlib,...
Tags: Syria, Hama, Northwest Syria, Khalil AshawiIDLIB Syria Reuters, Hussein Mahmoud


Images of Biden's meeting with Putin show a cool but cordial dynamic as the US president seeks a reset after Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Images showed the cool atmosphere as Biden and Putin met in Geneva on Wednesday. Biden's stance toward Russia marks a major shift from Trump. Trump's 2018 summit with Putin in Helsinki was one of the most infamous moments of his presidency. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Geneva on Wednesda...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Ukraine, Crimea, Moscow, Geneva, Kremlin


Images of Biden's meeting with Putin show a cool but cordial dynamic as the president seeks a reset after Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Images show the cool atmosphere as Biden and Putin met in Geneva on Wednesday. Biden's stance toward Russia marks a major shift from Trump. Trump's Helsinki summit with Putin was one of the most infamous moments of his presidency. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednes...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Ukraine, Crimea, Moscow, Geneva, Kremlin


German Woman Convicted of Joining IS, Holding Yazidi Slaves

A German-Algerian woman has been convicted of membership in the Islamic State group and of holding Yazidi women as slaves in Syria after she traveled there as a teenager.
Tags: Islamic State, Syria


A Family’s Journey from Cologne to the Islamic State

Their sons moved from Cologne to the war in Syria. They kept slaves and rose up the ranks of Islamic State leadership. Their parents would send them care packages with popcorn and Kalashnikov magazines.
Tags: Islamic State, Syria, Cologne


How Joe Biden planned his summit with Putin to avoid the mistakes made by Trump and other world leaders

A room at the Villa La Grange arranged for Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden to hold their June 16 narrow-format meeting as part of the US-Russia summit. Sergei Bobylev\TASS via Getty Images Joe Biden is meeting Russia's Vladimir Putin for a summit in Geneva on Wednesday. Biden and his team have taken steps to avoid traps Putin likes to set to gain advantage. Putin has psyched out other leaders by showing up late, embarrassing them, and exploiting divisions....
Tags: Politics, Nbc, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, Diplomacy, News UK, Geneva, Npr, State Department


Progressive Dems urge Biden to get tough on Russia but Putin has a tradition of playing mind games with American presidents

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to meet in Geneva on June 16. Angela Weiss/Alexey Druzhinin/Getty Images President Joe Biden is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week. Some Democrats have called on Biden to be more assertive than Trump with Russia, Axios reported. However, Putin has perfected tactics to intimidate US leaders, Axios' Glen Johnson said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Progressive Democrats are call...
Tags: Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Cnn, United States, Libya, Geneva, Npr, John Kerry, Kremlin, Johnson


Iran, Iraq and UAE, Saudi  march into final phase of World Cup qualifying

Doha (AFP) – Iran, Saudi Arabia, the UAE topped their respective groups to ease into the third phase of Asian qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday On a frantic day of action across Asia, with 14 matches  played, Iraq, Oman, China, Vietnam and Lebanon also made it through after finishing among the five best second-placed teams. Syria, Japan, South Korea and Australia had already clinched their spots in the deciding round, from which four countries will advance to next year’s tournam...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China, Iraq, Sport, Iran, Syria, Soccer, Liverpool, Southampton, Serbia, Dubai, Myanmar, Uzbekistan


Biden arrives in Geneva for meeting with Putin

By Aamer Madhani, Jonathan Lemire and Lorne Cook | Associated Press GENEVA — Buoyed by days of partnership-building sessions with America’s democratic allies, Joe Biden arrived in Geneva on Tuesday for the most-watched and tensest part of his first European tour as president: talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Biden is seeking to restore European ties that were strained under former President Donald Trump, who dismissed longstanding alliances with America’s democratic partners and sought out Pu...
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Ahmad Al K: Dutch court tries refugee over Syria murder video

Ahmad Al K sought asylum in the Netherlands but is accused of shooting an unarmed Syrian officer.
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Syria's Last Aid Crossing in Balance as Biden to Meet Putin

President Joe Biden will seek to stave off another surge of civilian suffering in the devastating war in Syria when he meets President Vladimir Putin this week.
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Rep. Barbara Lee says Biden putting US on course to end 'forever wars' with support for 2002 AUMF repeal

Debris are seen following a US-led coalition airstrike hits Headquarters of al Nusra Front in Aleppo, Syria on November 06, 2014. Ahmed Hasan Ubeyd/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images In 2002, Congress passed an Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq. In 2020, the AUMF was cited by the Trump administration to justify killing Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The White House on Monday announced its support for repealing the law. See more stories on Insider's business page. When the T...
Tags: Obama, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Islamic State, Iraq, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Syria, Afghanistan, House, Al Qaeda, Somalia, Vietnam


Biden, at G-7, says US, Russia can work together to help people of ‘Libya’

President Joe Biden fumbled during a press conference at the G-7 summit Sunday, mixing up “Libya” and “Syria” – not once, but three...
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Major Wreckage at Hospital Hit by Artillery in North Syria

Medical officials say the death toll from an artillery strike on a hospital in northern Syria has risen to at least 15.
Tags: Syria, North Syria


Turkish Military Hit Targets in Syria's Tel Rifat After Hospital Attack

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's military hit targets in the northern Syrian town of Tel Rifat in response to artillery attacks that killed 14 people...
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The Observer view on Iran’s rigged presidential election | Observer editorial

It is not only Iranians who will suffer if a hardliner wins, it could have profound consequences for world peaceIran’s beleaguered voters do not have much of a choice in this Friday’s presidential election. The regime, dominated by the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, a fiercely anti-western conservative, has cynically manipulated the contest to ensure that a like-minded hardliner, most probably Ebrahim Raisi, head of the judiciary, wins.While the result is hardly a cliff-hanger, its impa...
Tags: Israel, World news, Iran, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Hassan Rouhani, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Yemen, Iran's Nuclear Programme, Iran Nuclear Deal, Israel Saudi Arabia, Ebrahim Raisi, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe


At least 18 die as hospital hit in shelling of Syrian city

Children and hospital staff killed in attack on northern city Afrin, which is held by Turkish-backed rebelsShelling of the rebel-held city of Afrin in northern Syria killed at least 18 people, many of them when a hospital was hit, a war monitor said.The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a doctor, three hospital staff, two women and two children died at al-Shifaa hospital, which is held by Turkish-backed rebels, on Saturday. Continue reading...
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Syrian Hospital Hit in Artillery Attacks on Afrin, at Least 13 Killed

IDLIB, Syria (Reuters) -At least 13 people were killed and several wounded in two separate artillery attacks on the northern Syrian town of Afrin...
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Biden likely to come out of Putin summit empty-handed and risks handing the Kremlin a victory, former US officials warn

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to meet in Geneva on June 16. Angela Weiss/Alexey Druzhinin/Getty Images Biden's upcoming summit with Putin will be one of his biggest tests yet as president. Experts say it's unclear what Biden hopes to gain from Putin, who wants to keep the US as an adversary. If Biden doesn't come out with "clear deliverables," the summit could be perceived as a win for the Kremlin, a former US official warned. See more stori...
Tags: Politics, England, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Berlin, US, International, America


Russia's Su-57 can't compete with the US's and China's 5th-gen fighter jets, but it doesn't need to

A Russian Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet. Associated Press Russia's Su-57 is one of only four operational 5th-generation fighters in the world. The Su-57 can't quite match China's J-20 and the US's F-22 and F-35, however. But it doesnt need to in order to do what the Russias have in mind. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russia's Sukhoi Su-57 is one of only four operational 5th-generation fighters anywhere on the planet, keeping the rare company of C...
Tags: China, Russia, India, US, America, Trends, Syria, United States, Associated Press, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Chengdu, Mach, Soviet Union, Defence Ministry, TASS


Israeli strike in Syria kills 8 soldiers, war monitoring group says

UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says strikes that were carried out in Homs, Latakia and Hama - first Israeli attacks in a...
Tags: UK, Syria, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Hama, Homs Latakia


Syria Intercepts Israeli Missile Strike Over Damascus -State Media

AMMAN (Reuters) -Syrian air defences on Tuesday intercepted an Israeli missile strike over the capital Damascus, state media reported, while...
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Iran cleric founded Hezbollah, survived book bomb, dies of COVID-19

Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, a Shiite cleric who as Iran's ambassador to Syria helped found the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and lost...
Tags: Iran, Syria, Hezbollah, Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour


Syria join Japan in next phase of World Cup qualifying

Doha (AFP) – Syria joined Japan in the third round of World Cup qualifying from Asia after a first-half double by Mardak Mardikian helped them beat Guam 3-0 and confirm their top position in Group... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Asia, Japan, Sport, Syria, Soccer, Doha, Afp, Guam, Mardak Mardikian


Phones and fitness devices that make it easier to track US troops are a new headache for special operators overseas

A Green Beret instructs partner force soldiers at al-Tanf garrison in southeastern Syria, March 3, 2020. US Army/Staff Sgt. William Howard In recent years, data from resources like fitness apps has been used to track the movements of US military personnel. Those incidents highlight the evolving challenge of securing personal information as adversaries embrace cyberwarfare. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a world with technological inventions seemingly every month, US tr...
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Watchdog: Syria has likely used chemical weapons 17 times

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog told the U.N. Security Council that its experts have...
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Qatar used Turkish banks to funnel hundreds of millions to jihadists in Syria, court papers allege

Qatar allegedly used Turkish banks to funnel hundreds of millions of dollars to the Nusra Front group in Syria, The Times newspaper...
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26 spectacular books that made it onto college summer reading lists this year at universities around the country

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. AleksandarGeorgiev/Getty Images Many colleges release summer reading lists for incoming students. We compiled some of the best books from university reading lists in 2021. Included on the list: "Caste," "The Alchemist," "The Vanishing Half," and more. Every summer, universities around the country release their recommended summer books and reading lists for incoming students. This year, schools like Colu...
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