Syria

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Civil defense team members and people try to rescue people who were trapped under the debris of a Mosque after an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer in the Cina village of Etarib district of Aleppo, Syria on March 16, 2017.  (Photo: İbrahim Ebu Leys/ Anadolu Agency )
U.S. military officials have confirmed that a U.S. aircraft struck a mosque outside of Aleppo, Syria during evening prayers on Thursday, killing dozens of civilians, in an attack that many are calling a war crime. Airwars' Samuel Oakford reported that U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) confirmed that a raid "took place in the vicinity of al-Jinah...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Barbara Lee
In response to the Pentagon's deployment of about 400 American ground troops to...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
U.S. marines are in Syria to augment the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS...

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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...