Syria

Syria: Long Way off to Peace — Astute News

The Intra-Syrian Dialogue Congress held on January 30, 2018 in Sochi, which was missed out by the major opposition forces – the Sunni organizations supported by Saudi Arabia and the USA, and the Kurds of the Syrian Democratic Forces, whose participation was opposed by Turkey, was doomed in advance to the lack of quick and tangible […]

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U.S. and Russian Diplomats Scramble to Save Syrian Cease-Fire — TIME

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s military extended its own, unilateral cease-fire around Damascus for another 48 hours on Monday amid an intense diplomatic push by the United States and Russia to restore a partial truce for the entire country — one that would include war-battered Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. American officials say one idea being considered…

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Rising Violence in Syria Kills Over 200 — TIME

(DAMASCUS) — The Syrian army and rebels unleashed deadly new attacks on each other Friday in Aleppo, with insurgents shelling a mosque during weekly prayers and government airstrikes hitting opposition neighborhoods in escalating bloodshed the U.N. decried as a “monstrous disregard for civilian lives by all parties.” More than 200 people have been killed in…

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Syrian Refugees and Their Newborns

What’s more important: food or medicine? That’s a decision Wadhah Hamada, a 22-year-old Syrian refugee, has been forced to make ever since she gave birth to her first son Ra’fat in Mafraq, northeast Jordan. Hamada’s husband struggles to find work and just one day of diarrhea medicine for their son costs as much as he manages to earn in a whole month.

Source: Heartbreaking Photos of Syrian Refugees and Their Newborns | TIME