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The Children I Teach In Aleppo Inspired Me To Find Joy In Life's Simple Pleasures

Ninja Charbonneau | Posted 12.05.2016 | World
Ninja Charbonneau

Despite the tragic reality, we try to maintain some semblance of a normal daily life. We're happy at weddings and graduations, and we even run little businesses.

The International Community's Duty To Protect Syrian Women

Hind Kabawat | Posted 11.30.2016 | World
Hind Kabawat

The UN estimates over 150 children have been killed in Aleppo over the past two weeks. Each child had a mother. These women, and countless others, hol...

Is The World Waiting For Bana Alabed To Die?

Saad Khan | Posted 11.30.2016 | World
Saad Khan

So this is what the world has come to. Some in the global media are apparently anticipating the death of a seven-year-old Syrian girl, Bana Alabed, wh...

Syrian Rebels Vow To Resist Army Advances In Aleppo

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.30.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Syrian rebels on Wednesday vowed to fight on in east Aleppo in the face of sudden government advances that have cut the cit...

Assad, Allies Aim To Seize All Aleppo Before Trump Takes Power: Official

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.29.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Syria and its allies aim to drive rebels from Aleppo before Donald Trump takes office as U.S. President, a senior official ...

Hundreds Displaced As Syrian Army Captures Part Of Eastern Aleppo

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 11.27.2016 | World

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hundreds of residents of rebel-held eastern Aleppo fled shifting frontlines, sources said on Sunday, after an advance by the Syrian...

Feature Doc '7 Days in Syria' More Relevant Than Ever

Robert Rippberger | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Robert Rippberger

Four years ago this month, Newsweek Middle East editor Janine di Giovanni, Nicole Tung, Patrick Wells, and Matthew VanDyke went to Aleppo to document ...

Bombing Forces Aleppo Doctors To Close Last Children's Hospital

Brian Dooley | Posted 11.21.2016 | World
Brian Dooley

Eastern Aleppo has been under siege for months -- an outline of a ceasefire in September raised hopes that humanitarian aid might reach the city, but without credible enforcement mechanisms the proposed cessation of hostilities brokered by Russia and the United States never took hold.

Bombing Forces Aleppo Doctors to Close Last Children's Hospital

Brian Dooley | Posted 11.23.2016 | World
Brian Dooley

Gaziantep, Turkey—Syria’s largest city Aleppo now joins Rwanda and Srebrenica on a list to haunt the international community, whatever meaning the...

All Hospitals In Eastern Aleppo Out Of Action Following Onslaught Of Attacks

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 11.19.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Nov 19 (Reuters) - All hospitals in Syria’s besieged rebel-held eastern Aleppo are out of service after days of heavy air strikes, its healt...

Renewed Airstrikes On Aleppo Kill Dozens, Hit Near Children's Hospital

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.16.2016 | World

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes pounded neighborhoods around a children’s hospital and a blood bank in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Wednesday in a se...

Meals That Heal

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.15.2016 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I have finally understood why everyone says being a grandmother is so great...You get all the joy and love without any of the physical pain of giving ...

When Humanitarian Intervention Turns Into Regime Change

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 11.15.2016 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

During three full days in September 2005, 170 U.N. member states gathered for an extraordinary summit meeting at the U.N. headquarters in New York to assess the state of international development in the world.

Air Strikes Pummel Aleppo After Weeks Of Relative Calm

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.15.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Intense air strikes resumed in rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo after a weeks-long pause on Tuesday, killing at least...

Mosul And Aleppo, America’s Miserable Election, And A Man Without Borders

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 11.05.2016 | World
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Bernard-Henri Lévy

The battle for Mosul is on. I have already reported, here and elsewhere, my understanding of what is at stake. Two comments, however. First, the battl...

Syria's Civil War Claims The Lives Of More Schoolchildren

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.28.2016 | World

By Ellen Francis and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began a counter-attack in Aleppo on Friday with heavy shelling of government-held...

A prayer for Aleppo

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 10.26.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

The world is so preoccupied with its daily race forward, that it seems not to notice the worst human crisis in decades: the Syrian city of Aleppo is d...

Five Stupendous Lies Told By Buglers for Military Intervention in Syria

Bruce Fein | Posted 10.23.2016 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her fellow buglers for greater United States military intervention in Syria build their case on fi...

The Battle for Mosul Diverts the World's Attention Away from Aleppo

Raghida Dergham | Posted 10.23.2016 | World
Raghida Dergham

Defeating ISIS in Mosul will be in the interest of Sunni Arabs in general as much asit will be in the interests of Iran and Shia Arabs in Iraq. The pr...

These Kids Trapped In Aleppo Have Something To Say To Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics

The children of Aleppo have a few questions for the U.S. presidential candidates, one of whom who will assume responsibility this January for the Unit...

Weekend Roundup: Aleppo Is The 21st-Century Guernica

Nathan Gardels | Posted 10.14.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

A fertile crossroads of trade and culture for millennia, Aleppo today is a victim of the unfathomable suffering that results when ancient enmities mee...


Christopher Brauchli | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Profound thoughts arise only in debate, with a possibility of counterargument, only when there is a possibility of expressing not only correct ideas b...

Relentless Bombing Kills 150 More In Aleppo This Week

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 10.13.2016 | World

Renewed bombing of rebel-held eastern Aleppo has killed more than 150 people this week, rescue workers said on Thursday, as the Syrian government step...

Aleppo Before The War: A Look Back At A Once-Thriving Metropolis

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 11.04.2016 | World

Once a buzzing city and now a raging war zone, Aleppo has endured a catastrophic transformation in under a decade. Aleppo was, until recently, a thriv...

$13.6 Trillion Is The Cost Of Violence Last Year. What Is The Price Of Peace?

Yonatan Neril | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
Yonatan Neril

While violence of all kinds takes a toll, in war, we don't just kill other human beings. We also destroy the forests and fields and crops and water they rely on. We drop bombs, set fires, plant explosive devices, and cause oil spills, and the environmental devastation that follows remains.