Deir al-Zor battle on Feb 7 2018 was the first direct confrontation between the United States and Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Evidence of Russian casualties was hidden.
About 85 percent of the dead were civilians killed by the forces of the Syrian government and its allies.
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Hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families flee the city. Syrian militia estimates only 300 remain in the city.
Hendi spent 40 days in prison before escaping Syria and making his way to the United States.
While US President Donald Trump has made a bold decision in ordering the airstrike on Syria following the chemical attack, what policy, if any, stands behind the move?
Fayyad, once hailed as the Palestinian Ben-Gurion, is both a visionary statesman and a tragic figure.
The UN warned the shortages could lead to waterborne disease outbreaks.