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Sara, 8, cries as her father looks at her one broken leg — the other has been severed — in Qamishli, Syria, Oct. 15, 2019. (Y. Boechat/VOA)
Chaos in northeastern Syria has displaced 200,000 people as aid dwindles
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 20:50
A boy stands at the gate to a section of the National Hospital that is being refurbished by Doctors Without Borders in the…
Agency says conflict will only 'increase the need for humanitarian assistance'
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 20:08
A boy waves a Turkish flag as Turkish military vehicles drive on a street in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa…
Turkish president dismisses Trump administration measures, vows to continue operation
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:58
Russian and Syrian national flags flutter on military vehicles near Manbij, Syria October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki -…
Russia deploys troops to keep apart advancing Syrian government and Turkish forces in northeast Syria and vows to work to keep the two sides from fighting
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:00
Vice President Mike Pence, center, with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, and White House national security adviser…
Turkey's incursion pushed the Syrian Democratic Forces to reach an agreement with the Syrian government that has brought Syrian troops back into the northeastern part of the country for the first time in years
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:00
Britain's Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State Dominic Raab arrives in Downing Street in central London on October 8,…
'We will keep our defence exports to Turkey under very careful and continual review,' British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said in a statement to parliament
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 13:32
FILE - Men suspected of being Islamic State fighters arrive at a screening point run by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, where suspected jihadists were being interrogated outside Baghuz in Syria, March 6, 2019.
Most of the radicalized French men and women, who travelled to Syria to join IS at the peak of the group's dominance, were captured by Kurdish-led forces, backed by an international coalition
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 13:00

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