Syria

Jon Queally, staff writer
A Tuesday meeting between President Obama and top lawmakers, including the Republican leadership who now control both chambers of Congress, was used to discuss plans for passing a war authorization bill that would give congressional blessing to the U.S. war in Iraq and Syria that began in the summer of 2014. According to lawmakers who left the...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Social network accounts—namely Youtube and Twitter—maintained by U.S. Central...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A bombing by U.S.-led forces of a detention facility inside Syria that took...

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Fleeing the Syrian war, thousands of Syrian and Palestinian refugees daily attempt to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, where they pay human traffickers to smuggle them to Sweden and political asylum. Many die at sea before they ever get to make their journey inside an already unwelcoming "Fortress Europe." Tired of witnessing so much death at sea and in war, an international group of activists and filmmakers dressed five Syrian and Palestinian refugees in wedding garb to get them across Europe...