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Sophia Jones

These Activists Are Spending 40 Days Tweeting The Names Of 100,000 Killed Syrians | Sophia Jones | Posted 03.11.2015 | World

ISTANBUL -- Four years into a bloody civil war, many Syrians say the revolution that erupted in March 2011 has been all but forgotten by the internati...

Sophia Jones

Escaped Syrian Child Soldier: 'Don't Join ISIS' | Sophia Jones | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

An escaped Islamic State child soldier in Sanliurfa, Turkey, shows the scar on his neck to a reporter on Jan. 27. He says a bullet grazed his neck d...

Obama: Mr. "We Don't Have A Strategy Yet" Does the Troubled NATO Summit

William Bradley | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Largely an exercise in fantasy, like the longest-running science fiction show on the planet, NATO, since the end of the Soviet superpower erased the Cold War fear of a Red Army surge through the heart of Western Europe to the Bay of Biscay, has been an institution in search of a new mission and an accident waiting to happen.

Guernica 1937 and Damascus 2013: A Frightening Comparison

Sheldon Filger | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Sheldon Filger

The videos that have emerged from the hell that is now the Ghouta region sear the conscience of humanity; who cannot be moved by the sight of small children convulsing in agony before their torment ends with a death that seems a merciful release?

Activists: Syrian Government Air Strike Kills Dozens Waiting To Buy Bread

Reuters | Erika Solomon | Posted 12.23.2012 | World

* Activists say large crowd was queuing for bread * Video shows dozens of dead bodies * Envoy Brahimi in Damascus for new talks * Government ...

Number Of Syrians Fleeing To Turkey Tops 50,000

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

ISTANBUL, Aug 9 (Reuters) - More than 2,000 people fled violence in Syria to reach neighbouring Turkey in the past two days, bringin...

U.N. Assembly To Denounce Syrian Crackdown

AP | PETER JAMES SPIELMANN | Posted 10.03.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly denounced Syria's crackdown on dissent Friday in a symbolic effort meant to push the ...