All Articles on Syria

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center on October 17, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images) News
Trump Confession He Was Ready to Assassinate Assad Condemned as 'Disgusting Display' of 'Imperial Hubris'
"If he had indeed murdered Assad, then the Middle East, and the fate of U.S. soldiers in the region, would have exploded into even more violence and chaos," said one anti-war advocate.
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"I’m optimistic. Trump’s policies are not working. The U.S. will have to change, and the change will be for the best." (Photo: CC) Views
Trump’s Desperate, Last-Ditch Effort to Hike Tensions with Iran
This might be the final stretch for his failed policy of 'maximum pressure.'
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An Airbus A340 of Mahan Air approaches the Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran, Iran, on December 14, 2019. (Photo: Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua via Getty Images) News
'Lawlessness Upon Lawlessness': Iran Foreign Minister Condemns US for Dangerous Mid-Air Harassment of Civilian Plane
Iranian officials accused the U.S. military of "endangering innocent civilian passengers"—some of whom were injured.
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Children with a container of drinking water in a street in the city of Tadmur, near Palmyra during the Syrian civil war. (Photo by Andrei Gryaznov\TASS via Getty Images) Views
Media Conceal—or Celebrate—Depriving Syrians of Food and Medicine
US media coverage has endorsed, downplayed or ignored the harm the sanctions will inflict on Syria’s civilian population, and the misery years of previous sanctions have already inflicted.
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A mother holds her malnourished child to be weighed as he receives treatment at Al-Jumhori hospital in Saada province, March 19, 2020. News
'The Last Straw': As Pandemic Rages, Oxfam Warns 12,000 Could Die Per Day From Hunger
"Meanwhile, those at the top are continuing to make a profit."
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Since illegally occupying the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip in Palestine and the Golan Heights in Syria during the 1967 Six-Day War, over 200 Jews-only settler colonies have been built in the West Bank. (Photo: MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images) Views
New ICC Complaint Filed Over US-Israel War Crimes in Palestine
Prominent international critics have called the ongoing Zionist colonization of Palestine an act of ethnic cleansing and the exclusively Jewish settlements a form of apartheid.
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The United Nations announced Thursday that at least 75.9 million people were forcibly displaced as of the end of last year. (Photo: Houssam Hariri/UNHCR) News
'Unimaginable Double Emergency': Record High of Nearly 80 Million People Forcibly Displaced Worldwide Amid Pandemic
"These numbers should serve as a wake-up call to the international community on the human cost of war, and the social and economic implications exacerbated by Covid-19."
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A 2019 coalition study found that U.S.-led forces in Iraq and Syria killed 1,302 people, but Amnesty International disputed that number as too low. News
Critics Charge Pentagon 'Still Undercounting' Civilians Killed by US Military Overseas
"The difficult work of credibly investigating the aftermath of operations is the responsibility of the governments who engage in lethal actions."
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 "Sanctions kill innocents indiscriminately just like bombs." News
70+ Groups Demand Trump Immediately End US Sanctions Against Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, and Others During Covid-19 Crisis
"In a context of global pandemic, impeding medical efforts in one country heightens the risk for all of us."
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Greek riot police detained a migrant during clashes News
'Inhumane' and 'Reckless': Amnesty International Condemns Greece's Measures to Block Migrants at Turkish Border
"People seeking asylum are once again being used as bargaining chips in a callous political game."
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