T/syria

  1. Israel Says It Struck Iranian ‘Killer Drones’ in Syria World, Yesterday

    The military says Iran was planning to attack Israeli targets with a new kamikaze-style weapon.

  2. Syrian Is Convicted in Stabbing Death That Set Off Riots in Germany World, August 22

    An asylum seeker was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a German man last year in the eastern city of Chemnitz that added fuel to an anti-immigrant backlash.

  3. Los terroristas ahora se financian con Bitcoin en Español, August 21

    Las autoridades están en alerta ante el aumento de grupos militantes que han aprendido a usar esta divisa digital que es difícil de rastrear.

  4. Italy, Syria, Hong Kong: Your Wednesday Briefing Briefing, August 20

    Here’s what you need to know.

  5. Syrian Forces Move Into Strategic Town, Tightening Grip on Rebels World, August 20

    Syria appeared close to seizing the town of Khan Sheikhoun, though clashes continued. The town lies on an important transportation corridor.

  6. What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria World, August 20

    On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class.

  7. ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria U.S., August 19

    Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay.

  8. Terrorists Turn to Bitcoin for Funding, and They’re Learning Fast Technology, August 18

    The authorities have begun to raise alarms about a steady uptick in the number of militant groups using the hard-to-trace digital currency.

  9. For ISIS Children, Returning Home to Europe Meets Resistance World, August 15

    The children with the best chance of repatriation have been orphans. Even in countries officially committed to the task, it’s slow going.

  10. A Canadian Citizen Held in Syrian Prisons is Set Free World, August 9

    Lebanese security officials helped negotiate the release of Kristian Lee Baxter, who had traveled to Syria last year in search of adventure.

  11. U.N. Sounds Alarm Over Killings in Idlib as Syria Cease-Fire Collapses World, August 9

    A cease-fire agreement signed in Kazakhstan had produced a flicker of hope. But it lasted all of three days, with air force jets hitting targets in the province on Friday.

  12. Austin Tice Has Been Held Captive for Nearly 7 Years. He Must Be Freed. Opinion, August 8

    This law student and freelance journalist was seized in Syria in 2012.

  13. ISIS, Eyeing Europe, Could Launch Attacks This Year, U.N. Warns World, August 3

    Less than five months after its military defeat in Syria, the group is considering attacks designed to “exacerbate existing dissent and unrest” in European nations.

  14. Syria Says it Agrees to Cease-Fire in Rebel Stronghold World, August 1

    The decision came hours after U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres authorized an investigation into attacks on health facilities and schools in the rebel-held enclave, following a petition from 10 members of the U.N. Security Council.