In “Proof of Life,” Daniel Levin recounts his harrowing quest — across several cities and countries — to uncover the fate of a young man who disappeared in the war-torn Middle East.
Cut off from the power grid and with fuel costs soaring, Syrians in a poor, embattled enclave have turned en masse to solar panels to charge their phones and light their homes and tents.
While hopes for the return of Austin Tice have faded, the top American hostage negotiator says he believes the former journalist is still alive.
In a leaked recording of a phone conversation, Mohammad Javad Zarif said Mr. Kerry, a secretary of state under President Barack Obama, had informed him that Israel had attacked Iranian interests in Syria at least 200 times.
Jordanian officials had arrested 18 people earlier in April, accusing them of aiding a former crown prince to foment unrest. All but two were released Thursday.
So many people have fled to Syria’s crowded northwest that families have settled in important archaeological sites. “We, too, have become ruins.”
Атаки на гражданские объекты в Сирии настолько участились, что ООН приняла решение о расследовании этих нарушений. Однако расследование ограничено лишь некоторыми случаями атак и неизвестно, будут ли обнародованы его результаты. «Нью-Йорк Таймс» провели независимое расследование. Вот что нам удалось установить.