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Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians

Jun. 7, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The father could hardly bear seeing his 18-month-old daughter's panic every time the Syrian government warplanes flew over their home. Every day for a month, she ran to him to hide in his arms, tearful and breathless. Abdurrahim had refused to flee his hometown throughout years of violence,...

Armenia sends more mine-clearing experts, doctors to Syria

Jun. 5, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia has sent a new team of experts to Syria to help clear mines and provide medical assistance. The Armenian Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the group replaced a team of 83 de-mining experts, medical personnel and security officers who had served a stint in Syria earlier...

Syria TV says 6 killed in insurgent attack on displaced camp

May. 14, 2019 2:53 PM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV says six people were killed when insurgents lobbed missiles into a government-controlled displaced people's camp in the country's northwest. Al-Ikhbariya TV said the dead from Tuesday's attack on the Nayrab camp southeast of Aleppo city included two children. An...

Q&A: Syria's Assad sets sights on Idlib, the final showdown?

May. 10, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — After eight months of relative calm, Syria's northwestern province of Idlib is once again a theater for bloody military operations: heavy bombardment, airstrikes and waves of civilian displacement as Syrian government troops, backed by Russia, push their way into the rebel-held enclave in a...

Militant attacks kill 22 government troops in north Syria

Apr. 27, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked militants launched attacks early Saturday on government forces positions in northern Syria killing and wounding dozens in the latest violation of a seven-month truce in the last major rebel stronghold in the country. The al-Qaida-linked Hayat Tahir al-Sham, or HTS, said the...

Syrian woman in wheelchair tells UN disabled are invisible

Apr. 24, 2019 10:37 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A 20-year-old Syrian woman with cerebral palsy told the United Nations on Wednesday that hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities already "were forgotten in times of peace" and are struggling to survive in her country's long war as they "remain invisible." Nujeen Mustafa...

Separate militant attacks kill nearly 50 Syrian soldiers

Apr. 20, 2019 1:15 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces came under separate attacks from Islamic State militants and al-Qaida-linked insurgents in different parts of the country that killed nearly 50 soldiers and allied fighters, activists and a war monitoring group said Saturday. In one attack, IS militants ambushed...