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Syrian Civil War

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  • Activists accuse Syrian military of deadly poison gas attack

    Syrian activists and the Western-backed opposition accused the government Tuesday of carrying out a chlorine gas attack against a rebel-held town that killed at least six people and left dozens, including children, choking and gasping for breath. The...
  • U.S. military loses contact with Predator drone flying over Syria

    A Pentagon official confirmed the U.S. military lost contact with an unarmed Predator drone Tuesday while it was flying above northwestern Syria, but could not corroborate reports that the aircraft was shot down by President Bashar Assad’s air...
  • Syria's Assad dismissive of Kerry remark on negotiations

    Syrian President Bashar Assad said Monday that only Syrians can decide his future — apparently dismissing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's remark that Washington would be willing to talk with Assad to help broker a political resolution to the...
  • Kurds probe two other possible Islamic State chemical weapons attacks

    Kurds probe two other possible Islamic State chemical weapons attacks
    Kurdish forces in Iraq are investigating two other possible chemical weapons attacks by the Islamic State group, a top official said Monday, as authorities put an Iraqi offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown on hold. The two purported chemical...
  • Iraqi Kurds claim Islamic State group used chemical weapons

    Iraqi Kurds claim Islamic State group used chemical weapons
    Kurdish authorities in Iraq said Saturday they have evidence that the Islamic State group used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against peshmerga fighters, the latest alleged atrocity carried out by the extremist organization now under attack in Tikrit....
  • 4 years of Syria war leave families uprooted, separated

    Mohammed Bakkar spends his days with his father and son in a small classroom in Lebanon near the Syrian border, where they cook, eat, wash and sleep, waiting for the day they can reunite with the rest of their family. Bakkar's mother, wife and four other...
  • A look at key events in Syria since March 2011

    As the Syrian crisis enters its fifth year, here are some of the key events since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began: — March 2011: Protests erupt in the city of Daraa over security forces' detention of a group of boys accused of...
  • Syria's 4-year march toward destruction

    It began in March 2011 with a few words spray-painted on a schoolyard wall: "Your turn is coming, doctor." The doctor in question was Syrian President Bashar Assad, a trained ophthalmologist whose family has ruled the country for more than 40 years....
  • Activists reflect on Syria's spiral from protests to horror

    Abed Hakawati spends his days in a devastated, rebel-held neighborhood of Aleppo, writing graffiti on the walls to remind residents and rebels alike of the original goals of the uprising that erupted four years ago: "Freedom, dignity and social equality."...
  • Fall of U.S.-backed Syrian group casts doubt on plan to arm moderates

    Fall of U.S.-backed Syrian group casts doubt on plan to arm moderates
    The social media post features an odd incarnation of war booty: plundered sacks of dried lentils, humanitarian aid turned spoils of a punishing conflict. "For the Syrian people from the United States of America," reads a label superimposed on a stylized...
  • UN approves resolution condemning use of chlorine in Syria

    The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved a United States-drafted resolution that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria, while threatening militarily enforced action in the case of further violations. All members of the 15-seat...