T/syria

  1. What We Owe the Innocent Victims of America’s Wars Op Ed, November 22

    If we unnecessarily kill civilians and fail to help the innocent victims, we make the fight against terrorism harder.

  2. Russia, Turkey and Iran Propose Conference on Postwar Syria’s Future Foreign, November 22

    The conference, to be held in the Russian resort of Sochi, reflected Russia’s increased influence in shaping the outcome of the Syria war.

  3. Assad and Putin Meet, as Russia Pushes to End Syrian War Foreign, November 21

    Russian officials have said they want the Syrian leader’s support for political reform, but doubts remain about how much Moscow was willing or able to push.

  4. They Stayed Put, but Their City Disappeared Foreign, November 21

    In Syria’s capital, those who remain wonder why they’re still there when so many friends have packed up, died or vanished.

  5. Marked for ‘De-escalation,’ Syrian Towns Endure Surge of Attacks Foreign, November 18

    An accord that tried to curb attacks in rebel-held areas has been touted as a crucial step in ending the long civil war. But increasingly, that deal is failing.

  6. Russia Vetoes Stopgap Resolution to Preserve Syria Chemical Weapons Panel Foreign, November 17

    It was Russia’s second veto in 24 hours aimed at protecting the Syrian government and Russia’s 11th veto to shield Syria since the war began in 2011.

  7. In U.N. Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel Foreign, November 16

    It was the 10th time Russia had used its veto power to protect the Syrian government in the nearly seven-year-old war.

  8. Trump’s ‘Tremendous Success’ Abroad Is Overstated Washington, November 15

    President Trump recapped 10 months of his foreign policy in a speech on Wednesday that contained several inaccurate claims.

  9. Airstrikes Kill Dozens of People in Syrian Market Foreign, November 13

    At least three airstrikes struck a market in the town of Atareb, near Aleppo, and estimates of the dead ranged from 47 to 53.

  10. A Monument to Syria’s Civil War Is Erected in Berlin Culture, November 13

    A German-Syrian artist has recreated a famous photograph of a barricade made of buses during the Syrian civil war.

  11. Siding With the Enemy Op Ed, November 12

    President Trump won’t acknowledge Russia’s crime, of which he was the beneficiary.

  12. With Iraqi-Kurdish Talks Stalled, Phone Diplomacy Averts New Clashes Foreign, November 12

    Informal talks continue amid public acrimony, but the precise roles of some of the participants are elusive. So is a breakthrough.

  13. Trump Says Putin ‘Means It’ About Not Meddling Foreign, November 11

    President Trump said, “Every time he sees me he says, ‘I didn’t do that,’ and I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it.”

  14. Iran Sent Them to Syria. Now Afghan Fighters Are a Worry at Home. Foreign, November 11

    With violence against Shiites on the rise in Afghanistan, officials fear that Iran could use its Afghan force to intervene in a new proxy war.

  15. Leader of Chemical Weapons Panel Is Not Optimistic About Its Future Foreign, November 8

    Edmond Mulet, a veteran United Nations official who heads the panel, said Russian diplomats had regularly protested to him about its research methods.

  16. Russia Assails Investigators Who Faulted Syria in Sarin Attack Foreign, November 7

    With little more than a week before the chemical weapons panel’s mandate expires, doubts are growing about its future.

  17. Syria Joins Paris Climate Accord, Leaving Only U.S. Opposed Climate, November 7

    Syria announced Tuesday it would sign the Paris agreement. Now the United States stands alone among nations on climate change.

  18. Putting It All Together — on Video Insider, November 5

    Members of The New York Times’s video department explain how they use forensic techniques to uncover new information about news stories.

  19. After ISIS, What Comes Next? Editorial, November 4

    With a region in ruins, the United States faces the daunting challenge of promoting stability and countering extremism.

  20. Saad Hariri Quits as Lebanon Prime Minister, Blaming Iran Foreign, November 4

    The move, which was announced in a televised address from Saudi Arabia, surprised a country already awash with tensions and regional rivalries.

  21. After Defeats, ISIS Now Sells Nostalgia vs. Utopia Video, November 3

    The terrorist group has shifted between different promises to maintain credibility in the eyes of its followers.

  22. ISIS, Squeezed on Two Sides, Loses Syrian City and Border Crossing Foreign, November 3

    The loss is another blow to the Islamic State and a sign of the resurgence of the Syrian army.

  23. Why Unesco Needs the United States Op Ed, October 31

    Without America’s political and military support of Unesco, we may find ourselves watching another Palmyra destroyed.

  24. Syria Rejects U.N. Report Blaming It for Sarin Attack Foreign, October 27

    The report said the Syrian government was behind a chemical attack in April on the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun.

  25. U.N. Panel Points Finger at Syria in Sarin Attack on Village Foreign, October 26

    The finding was likely to be disputed by Russia and could lead to a new fight over whether the panel has been politicized and should be disbanded.

  26. Welcome to the New World Interactive, October 26

    The true story of a Syrian family’s journey to America.

  27. Tillerson Says Assad Family’s Reign ‘Is Coming to an End’ in Syria Foreign, October 26

    The secretary made the comments in Geneva, the last stop on a weeklong trip in which he dashed among capitals in the Middle East and South Asia.

  28. Red Cross Warns of ‘Dehumanizing’ Rhetoric in ISIS Fight Foreign, October 26

    Even Islamic State detainees have human rights, an official said. “There are no exceptions.”