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Nika Knight, staff writer
Turkey has "launched a major military intervention in Syria," the Guardian reports , dispatching tanks and warplanes to purportedly reclaim the city of Jarabulus, currently held by the Islamic State (ISIS), and to attack Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. "At 4am this morning, operations started in the north of Syria against terror groups which...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A Saudi soldier stands in front of a tank. (Photo: AHMED FARWAN/flickr/cc)
Anti-war advocates are launching an 11th-hour bid to stop U.S. Congress from...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The United Nations is urging all factions inside Syria to commit to a 48-hour...

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It is all still going on in Aleppo. Omran Daqneesh, the stunned and bloodied five-year-old boy in the ambulance, survived. His 10-year-old brother Ali, buried longer in the rubble, has died; he was one of over 100 children of Aleppo killed just this month, and one of many thousands overall. Says one Syrian activist, "Ali is the suffering itself, that which Omran tried to convey to us." But there are ways to help, and there is, even now, extraordinary new life.
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