Syria

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Bilal Abdul Kareem, an American journalist, believes he may be on the U.S. government's "kill list." (Photo: Bilal Abdul Kareem/Twitter)
Award-winning war reporter Bilal Abdul Kareem, who says he has been the target of numerous U.S.-led airstrikes, was also wounded by Syrian tank fire while covering the country's civil war.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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)
"If he had indeed murdered Assad, then the Middle East, and the fate of U.S...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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)
Iranian officials accused the U.S. military of "endangering innocent civilian...

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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.