Syria

Julia Conley, staff writer
"We should be doing more, not less, and keeping the door open to protect the persecuted who have no safe place to go."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"He's pulling back that curtain and just telling you the truth."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Syrian children walk past a damaged van at the site of helicopter gunfire which reportedly killed nine people near the northwestern Syrian village of Barisha in the Idlib province along the border with Turkey, where "groups linked to the Islamic State (IS) group" were present, according to a Britain-based war monitor with sources inside Syria, on October 27, 2019. The helicopters targeted a home and a car on the outskirts of Barisha, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, after US media said IS leade
"Nobody is better than the U.S. at killing terrorists. Nobody is better than...

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A small feel-good sliver in a feel-bad framework: Pihcintu, a sweet-voiced, multicultural chorus of refugee girls and women here in Portland, sang today at the U.N. to celebrate a new Global Compact on Refugees aimed at supporting the largely poor countries that host the world's 25-million-plus refugees. The compact, which will help the U.N give food, shelter and succor like that once accorded Pihcintu members, was approved by all but two countries; the U.S. was one.