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Secretary James Mattis Says U.S. Will Not Abandon Syria Play

Secretary James Mattis Says U.S. Will Not Abandon Syria

Defense Secretary and amp;nbsp;James Mattis and amp;nbsp;told senators on Thursday that the U.S. military is not preparing to withdraw from Syria and that the presence of American troops is vital for continued anti-ISIS operations. Apr 27, 2018
Syria Battles Last of ISIS South of Damascus Play

Syria Battles Last of ISIS South of Damascus

The Syrian military battles the last pocket of ISIS fighters in the southern outskirts of Damascus. The jihadis reportedly agreed to give up, but violent clashes continued as they struggled over the terms of their surrender. Apr 23, 2018
Amnesty accuses President Trump of human rights violations Play

Amnesty accuses President Trump of human rights violations

Human rights organization Amnesty International has provided a scathing review of human rights worldwide in its annual report.The report mentions Donald Trump alongside leaders of Russia, China, Egypt, the Philippines and Venezuela as violating human rights. Feb 22, 2018
Hundreds killed by airstrikes in Syrias eastern Ghouta Play

Hundreds killed by airstrikes in Syrias eastern Ghouta

Pro-government forces have been bombarding various towns in Syrias eastern Ghouta, killing at 250 people over the past two days. Amnesty International said there were flagrant war crimes going on in eastern Ghouta, near the capital Damascus. Seven hospitals were bombed by the Russian-backed forces since 19 February with two hospitals suspending operations and one being put out of service. Feb 21, 2018