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  • Syrian migrants tell of perilous journey to Italy's coast

    Syrian migrants tell of perilous journey to Italy's coast
    The fourth boat used for his family’s journey, packed with about 500 people, mostly Syrians, was the worst, Omar Ibrahim said Thursday at a train station in the shadow of Italy’s snowcapped Mt. Etna. Ibrahim and about 80 Syrian compatriots...
  • In midst of fighting in Iraq and Syria, Baltimore aid groups provide humanitarian relief

    In midst of fighting in Iraq and Syria, Baltimore aid groups provide humanitarian relief
    The small concrete buildings that huddle in half-built villages across Kurdistan aren't much. Single-story, with no doors or windows to cover the holes in the walls. But for religious minorities fleeing Islamic State fighters, the buildings were better...
  • In Iraqi malls, Syrian women work jobs spurned by locals

    Two years after fleeing from her home in Damascus, 22-year-old Rahaf Abdullah is working at a gleaming mall in Iraq's Kurdish region, selling sweets to local women who largely refuse to take such jobs. While the mall job is a rite of passage for...
  • Kobani still a ghost town, months after liberation from IS

    The battle for the Syrian border town of Kobani was a watershed in the war against the Islamic State group — Syrian Kurdish forces fought the militants in rubble-strewn streets for months as U.S. aircraft pounded the extremists from the skies...
  • Little Arabia provides tastes, comforts of home

    Little Arabia provides tastes, comforts of home
    Tucked in the back of an alley lined with various shops, restaurants and stores, Aleppo's Kitchen brings to life the culture and food of one of the Arab world's ancient cities: Aleppo, Syria's oldest and largest. Syrians' struggle for freedom that began...
  • Extremists worry the Balkans, Europe's Muslim heartland

    GORNJA MAOCA, Bosnia-Herzegovina One day in early February, the black flag of the Islamic State appeared on the roof of a dilapidated home in Gornja Maoca, an isolated hamlet in northern Bosnia-Herzegovina. The flag was gone when the police arrived,...
  • Iran will take part in new Syria consultations, UN says

    The U.N. confirms that Iran will take part in consultations on Syria that begin Monday in Geneva. The U.N. special envoy on Syria has said these are not a new round of negotiations but a series of individual meetings with "as many parties as possible" to...
  • A year on, 'model' camp for Syrian refugees has mixed record

    A year after opening, a camp in Jordan billed as an improved model for sheltering Syrian refugees has a mixed record: Azraq offers safety and a sense of order, with its close to 10,000 prefab shelters arranged in tidy rows, but refugees say life is...
  • Near Syrian border, wounded fighters and civilians recover

    Sitting up in bed, 16-year-old Anas Baroudi lifts up an orange blanket to show where his left foot used to be, before he lost it almost three years ago in Syria's civil war. "It's not painful," the Syrian teenager says quietly as he covers the leg again....
  • Syrian strikes kill more than 20 civilians, activists say

    Syrian government forces have carried out a series of air raids and shelled several areas in the country's northwest in an apparent attempt to halt a rebel advance, killing at least 20 civilians, activists said Thursday. State-owned news agency SANA said...
  • Jordan's overland trade paralyzed by Iraq, Syria border woes

    Jordan's overland trade has largely been paralyzed by recent border attacks from insurgents in neighboring Syria and Iraq — a spillover of regional turmoil threatening a close Western ally that has thus far succeeded in fending off Islamic...