At Syrian Aid Summit, a Struggle to Raise Enough to End ‘Downward Spiral’
As the civil war enters its 10th year, Syria’s economy is collapsing and the pandemic is adding to the woes. Donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid Tuesday, an amount not nearly enough to end the misery.
U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria
Special Operations forces used a secret weapon designed to limit civilian casualties to strike the Qaeda veteran this month.
Syrian Doctor Accused of Torture Is Arrested in Germany
Alaa Mousa, who worked in a prison, is expected to be charged with crimes against humanity. He is the third former Syrian official to be detained in Germany.
Syria’s Economy Collapses Even as Civil War Winds to a Close
President Bashar al-Assad faces threats he cannot bomb into submission, as protests erupt over living standards and a rift opens among the ruling elite.
Trump Made Inaccurate Claims About the Military During His West Point Speech
The president made misleading claims about his military budgets, the fight against the Islamic State and wars in the Middle East.
Erdogan and Trump Form New Bond as Interests Align
Relations between President Trump and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey have long blown hot and cold. For the moment, they are finding common cause.
In a Province No Stranger to War, Preparing to Battle a New Enemy
A Syrian pharmacist volunteered to help prepare for the onset of the coronavirus in a region crowded with war refugees. Here is his account.
His Family Fled Syria. He Didn’t Cry Until He Heard About His Sisters.
Yousef was just 13 when his family left Syria for Europe. Five years later, he’s adjusting to life separated from his three sisters and the ups and downs of adolescence.
Western Countries Leave Children of ISIS in Syrian Camps
The children are living in squalid detention camps lacking schools, health care and clean water, and where disease and jihadist ideology are rampant.
Danger and Detective Work: How These Journalists Won a Pulitzer
The Times took the international reporting prize for a series of investigations into Russia that involved great risk. Here’s how our team did it.
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