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  1. With Strikes in Syria, Biden Confronts Iran’s Militant Network Foreign, Yesterday

    Using a carefully calibrated approach, the president hopes to restrain Iran’s regional militia allies without undercutting efforts to reach a new nuclear deal.

  2. Shamima Begum Loses Effort to Return to U.K. in Fight for Citizenship Foreign, Yesterday

    The British woman, 21, who joined the Islamic State when she was 15, has sought her release from a detention camp in Syria to challenge a decision to strip her of her citizenship.

  3. U.S. Airstrikes in Syria Target Iran-Backed Militias That Rocketed American Troops in Iraq Washington, February 25

    President Biden ordered retaliatory strikes against the militias whose attacks in Erbil this month killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member.

  4. U.S. Airstrikes in Syria Target Iran-Backed Militias That Rocketed U.S. Troops in Iraq U.S., February 25

    President Biden ordered retaliatory strikes against the militias whose attacks in Erbil this month killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member.

  5. German Court Convicts Former Syrian Official of Crimes Against Humanity Foreign, February 24

    Eyad al-Gharib, a former secret police officer, was sentenced to four and a half years in prison in a case that rights groups have hailed as a landmark.

  6. Her New Life Started With a Robbery on a First Date Magazine, February 24

    Nine months after she fled Syria, Maisam met Marvin in Germany. Their relationship gave her a surrogate family while she was separated from her own.

  7. Your Wednesday Briefing Foreign, February 23

    Syria’s economy in distress.

  8. Having Won Syria’s War, al-Assad Is Mired in Economic Woes Foreign, February 23

    After a decade of war, the biggest threat now to President Bashar al-Assad is an economic crisis. But at a recent meeting, he had no concrete solutions to his country’s extreme distress.

  9. Your Monday Briefing Foreign, February 21

    The Schengen Area closes up.

  10. Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike Foreign, February 21

    Frenchwomen who joined the Islamic State and are now held in squalid detention camps in Syria have gone on a hunger strike to protest France’s refusal to bring them back.

  11. Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike Foreign, February 21

    Frenchwomen who joined the Islamic State and are now held in squalid detention camps in Syria have gone on a hunger strike to protest France’s refusal to bring them back.

  12. Israel Secretly Agrees to Fund Vaccines for Syria as Part of Prisoner Swap Foreign, February 20

    To secure the release of an Israeli civilian held in Syria, Israel agreed to finance a supply of Russian-made Covid-19 vaccines for Damascus, an official said.

  13. Israel and Syria Complete a Prisoner Swap, Mediated by Russia Foreign, February 18

    An Israeli woman in her 20s was allowed to leave Syria for Russia, after Israel returned two captured shepherds to Syria.

  14. Israel Is in Talks to Free Woman Who Crossed the Syrian Frontier Foreign, February 17

    Israel and Syria are working on a prisoner exchange, with Russian mediation, after an Israeli woman slipped over the boundary and was detained in Syria.

  15. Your Wednesday Briefing Foreign, February 16

    Sprawling winter storms across the U.S.

  16. In Turkey’s Safe Zone in Syria, Security and Misery Go Hand in Hand Foreign, February 16

    Turkey was widely criticized when it sent forces into Syria, but today its soldiers stand between millions of Syrians and potential slaughter at the hands of President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.

  17. Held Hostage in Syria, a Reporter Tells What It Took to Survive Book Review, February 16

    “Blindfold” is the American journalist Theo Padnos’s memoir of his nearly two years in captivity and a meditation on resilience.

  18. A Decade After the Arab Spring, Autocrats Still Rule the Mideast Foreign, February 14

    The popular uprisings of 2011 mostly failed, but they gave the region a taste for democracy that continues to whet an appetite for change.

  19. Госпитали и Школы Подвергаются Атакам в Сирии. Расследование ООН Вызывает Вопросы. Мы Решили Разобраться. Interactive, April 13

    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.