Syria

Iraqi security forces parade on motorcycles national flags marking the year anniversary of the defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq in Tahrir Square, in central Baghdad, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.
AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan
December 10, 2018 - 8:53 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks to cling to its last enclave near the Syrian border. The government declared victory last...
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European Council's President Donald Tusk, left, leaves the presidential palace after meeting Argentina's President Mauricio Macri in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.
AP Photo/Sebastian Pani
November 30, 2018 - 8:38 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A senior Argentine official is pushing back on a remark by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggesting that Argentina sides with the United States in its trade war with China. Sanders...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a man receiving oxygen through respirators following a suspected chemical attack on his town of al-Khalidiya, in Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018
SANA via AP
November 25, 2018 - 9:09 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warplanes attacked rebel-held areas in northern Syria for the first time in weeks on Sunday, as Syrian officials said more than 100 people were treated at hospitals following a suspected poison gas attack by rebels in the northern city of Aleppo. Russian military...
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September 21, 2018 - 11:09 am
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) -- Google employees last year considered displaying pro-immigration information when people searched terms related to the Trump administration's controversial travel ban. In emails obtained by The Wall Street Journal, employees suggested ways to show different results...
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In this June 14, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows civilians rushing out of the damaged buildings after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people.
Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP, File
July 22, 2018 - 10:17 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as White Helmets from the volatile frontier area on the Golan Heights and transported them to Jordan, following a request by the United States and its European allies, officials said Sunday. It was the first...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May greets U.S President Donald Trump before their meeting at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.
Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP
July 13, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press ELLESBOROUGH, England (AP) — President Donald Trump pulled off a diplomatic backflip Friday, reversing himself on trade, Brexit and his critical assessment of British Prime Minister Theresa May while insisting the U.S.-U.K. relationship is "the...
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Syrian military released still images showing their air defenses confronting missiles fired by the Israeli army towards Syria.
Syrian Military
May 10, 2018 - 12:39 pm
By Oren Liebermann, Salma Abdelaziz and James Masters (CNN) -- Israel claims it has destroyed almost all of Iran's military capabilities in Syria after what it says was an Iranian missile attack on the Golan Heights. In the most direct confrontation between Israel and Iran to date, the two regional...
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Syrian state-run media said Israel struck a military outpost near the capital Damascus, saying its air defenses intercepted and destroyed two incoming missiles. The reported attack came shortly after Trump announced his withdrawal from the Iran deal.
SANA via AP
May 09, 2018 - 7:37 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Iranian forces based in Syria fired 20 rockets at Israeli front-line military positions in the Golan Heights early Thursday, the Israeli military said, triggering an Israeli reprisal and further escalating heightened tensions. The Israeli military said its Iron Dome rocket defense...
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Fuad Sharef Suleman, his wife, Arazoo Ibrahim, and their three children arrived in Nashville in 2017 after being denied access following the travel ban.
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Cherri Gregg
April 24, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments on the third version of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The ban prevents immigrants, refugees and visa holders from Iran, Libya North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen from coming into the U.S...
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UN Security Council (AP PHOTO)
(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 14, 2018 - 2:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of "aggression" by the United States, United Kingdom and France against Syria on Saturday, a vote reflecting support for the allied airstrikes on Syrian chemical sites. But the vote...
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