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Chess in a Conflict Zone: Turkey-Syria Border (Part 6)

Shermin Kruse | Posted 03.09.2015 | World
Shermin Kruse

The lone American in the trailer leans over the students to study their moves, his Syrian translator practically attached to his hip. The Karam Leadership Program identification card hanging around his neck sways side-to-side as he points out a strategic mistake.

Rabbits in Syria: Turkey-Syria Border (Part 3)

Shermin Kruse | Posted 01.25.2015 | World
Shermin Kruse

We sit in the garden of the Salam school in the city of Reyhanli, at the Turkey-Syria border. The wind ruffles the olive trees, and from the corner of my eye I see the school's pet ducks and rabbits basking in the afternoon sun. This is the setting of Karam's journalism class.

Bodies Wrapped In White Burial Shrouds Line The Streets

Posted 09.16.2012 | World

Bodies wrapped in white burial shrouds lining the street; the blood-stained corpse of a young girl; two cousins killed side by side. These scenes are ...

Corpses Line Street In Damascus Suburb

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

By Erika Solomon BEIRUT, June 29 (Reuters) - Syrians in the besieged city of Douma wrapped mangled and bloodied corpses in white buri...

Annan: 'If Confirmed This Is Unacceptable'

AP | BEN HUBBARD and JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

BEIRUT — France raised the prospect of military intervention in Syria on Wednesday, saying the U.N. should consider harsher measures if an inter...

Reports: Syrian Troops Storm Damascus Suburb

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 03.27.2012 | World

Syria Troops Storm Damascus Suburb Of Douma