Bashar al-Assad

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"He's talking about stealing it," Bouthaina Shaaban said of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has kept troops in Syria to guard that country's oil fields.
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Syrian Kurds gather around a US armoured vehicle during a demonstration against Turkish threats next to a U.S.-led international coalition base on the outskirts of Ras al-Ain town in Syria's Hasakeh province near the Turkish border on October 6, 2019.
"One way in which Trump is very consistent and stable when it comes to American...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) attacked Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during last night's primary debate. Harris' allies responded with a theory about a nefarious Russian plot.
"Why are people attacking the messenger rather than addressing the criticisms?"

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Job-like, Gazans get yet more bad news: Even as they squat in rubble and tents battling to keep their children alive - a fifth just froze to death - amidst cold, wet, wind, and food, fuel and power shortages, U.N. officials say a program to rebuild over 100,000 destroyed homes will end this month because ignoble world donors oblivious to their fate have reneged on funding promises. With a heartrending plea from those forgotten in Gaza, Syria, Lebanon: "We are slowly dying here."