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  1. For Refugee Children, Reading Helps Heal Trauma Opinion, April 17

    Psychologists find that story time can build the strong relationships they need for healthy development.

  2. Jacinda Ardern Questions Red Cross’s Decision to Name Nurse Held by ISIS World, April 15

    New Zealand’s view about releasing details of the captivity of Louisa Akavi is that it “increased the risks to her life.”

  3. ISIS Kidnapped Her 5 Years Ago. The Red Cross Thinks She May Still Be Alive. World, April 14

    The abduction of Louisa Akavi, a nurse from New Zealand, was kept secret for years. Now the aid group is breaking its silence in hopes of saving her.

  4. Arab Exiles Sound Off Freely in Istanbul Even as Turkey Muffles Its Own Critics World, April 14

    Istanbul has become the hub for dissidents from around the Arab world, who broadcast opposing views back into their homelands. At the same time, many local Turkish journalists remain jailed.

  5. 37 Years Later, Israel Recovers Body of Soldier Killed in Lebanon War World, April 3

    Sgt. First Class Zachary Baumel, a Brooklyn-born tank driver, went missing after a disastrous ambush in Lebanon in 1982. Israel never stopped searching for him.

  6. Trump, Putin and a Possible ‘Red-Line Moment’ in Venezuela U.S., April 1

    Will Venezuela be the place where President Trump, who has often seemed to tolerate Russian provocations, finally draws his own red line?

  7. The Secret Death Toll of America’s Drones Opinion, March 30

    President Trump is making it harder to know how many civilians the government kills by remote control.

  8. U.S. Troops Leaving Syria, but Some May Stay Longer Than Expected World, March 29

    Hundreds of the 2,000 American troops in Syria are leaving, but new plans will pause the withdrawal before reaching the 400-troop level President Trump approved.

  9. The American Intervention Against ISIS Is Just Another Chapter of an Endless War Magazine, March 29

    Despite the proclaimed victory against the Islamic State, the long war will continue.

  10. The Syrian Detention Camp Holding the Women and Children of ISIS Video, March 29

    The Al Hol camp in northern Syria holds more than 72,000 people from various countries. Many of them fled the last strip of territory held by the Islamic State.

  11. Where Do the Families of ISIS Fighters Go Now? World, March 29

    “I just want to go back to a normal life”: The Times visited a camp in Syria where women and children who fled ISIS territory are stuck in limbo.

  12. As U.S. Tightens Iran Sanctions, Militant Groups and Political Allies Feel the Pain World, March 28

    Analysts question how much the funding cuts will change behavior and Hezbollah’s leader called them “a form of war.”

  13. Netanyahu Says Golan Heights Move ‘Proves You Can’ Keep Occupied Territory World, March 26

    If Israel takes territory “in a defensive war, then it’s ours,” Prime Minister Netanyahu said, a precedent that could apply to the West Bank. Legal experts disagreed.

  14. ISIS Is Like a Chronic Disease Opinion, March 25

    It can be managed but never really cured.

  15. Trump’s Pointless Provocation on the Golan Opinion, March 24

    There was no need to call for recognizing Israel’s annexation of the Syrian territory.

  16. Its Territory May Be Gone, but the U.S. Fight Against ISIS Is Far From Over U.S., March 24

    Thousands of Islamic State fighters are still at large in Iraq and Syria, rearming and regrouping. And the group pose threats elsewhere, in Afghanistan, West Africa and the Philippines.

  17. An ISIS Couple’s Troubling Path to Terror Recruiting World, March 24

    A well-educated pair from the Philippines have been captured in Syria after becoming high-profile recruiters for the terrorist group.

  18. Explosion in Syria Kills Driver for NBC News Team World, March 24

    The blast occurred hours after a U.S.-backed militia announced that the Islamic State had been routed from its last patch of Syrian territory.

  19. The Islamic State Has Not Been Defeated Opinion, March 23

    Make no mistake: The group will be back unless the conditions that gave birth to it are addressed.

  20. ISIS lost its last territory in Syria. But the attacks continue. Interactive, March 23

    The Islamic State remains a serious, violent threat.

  21. ISIS Caliphate Crumbles as Last Village in Syria Falls World, March 23

    American-backed forces took the last remnant of territory under Islamic State rule in Syria, but signs of the group’s resurgence are already visible.

  22. White House Says ISIS’s Last Bastion Fell. So Why Is There Still Fighting? World, March 22

    Military officials said clashes in Syria against the Islamic State hadn’t stopped, hours after the White House press secretary claimed the caliphate was “100 percent eliminated.”

  23. Trump Has Liberated Israel Opinion, March 22

    The president’s announcement on the Golan Heights will finally free us from the “land for peace” formula that none of us believe in anyway.

  24. The Golan Heights Was Once an Arab Rallying Cry. Not Anymore. World, March 22

    The muted Arab response to President Trump’s call to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory shows Syria’s weakness amid a reordered Arab world.

  25. The Golan Heights Was Once an Arab Rallying Cry. Not Anymore. World, March 22

    The muted Arab response to President Trump’s call to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory shows Syria’s weakness amid a reordered Arab world.

  26. Israel Is on the Brink of Disaster. Trump Just Made Things Worse. Opinion, March 22

    Israel’s right-wing leaders are reading signals from Washington as a green light.

  27. A Brief History of the Golan Heights, Claimed by Israel and Syria World, March 21

    On Thursday, President Trump tweeted about a hilly plateau beside the Sea of Galilee that has been one of Israel’s quieter frontiers for 52 years.

  28. Trump Wants U.S. to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights U.S., March 21

    Israel won the territory from Syria in 1967 and annexed it in 1981 in a move that has never been recognized internationally.

  29. In Golan Heights, Trump Bolsters Israel’s Netanyahu but Risks Roiling Middle East U.S., March 21

    Mr. Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy by declaring that Israel should have sovereignty over the Golan Heights — a move that has never been recognized internationally.

  30. The Evolution of ISIS: From a State to a Sliver World, March 20

    Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.

  31. The Evolution of ISIS: From a State to a Sliver World, March 20

    Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.

  32. The Evolution of ISIS: From a State to a Sliver World, March 20

    Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.

  33. The Evolution of ISIS: From a Rogue State to a Tiny Sliver World, March 20

    Thousands of fighters remain in the region, but they have gone underground, carrying out quick strikes in the region and continuing to promote their ideology worldwide.

  34. ‘Gone by Tonight’: Trump, Maps in Hand, Predicts the Collapse of ISIS U.S., March 20

    President Trump updated an earlier assertion that the territory held by the group in Syria was “100 percent” reclaimed, despite reports of continuing fighting.

  35. ‘Gone by Tonight’: Trump, Maps in Hand, Predicts the Collapse of ISIS U.S., March 20

    President Trump updated an earlier assertion that the territory held by the group in Syria was “100 percent” reclaimed, despite reports of continuing fighting.