T/syria

  1. ‘Lifeline’ Syria Aid Measure Lapses Over U.N. Security Council Deadlock Foreign, July 10

    With hours to go before a deadline, Russia and China vetoed an attempt by Western members to extend approval for aid to be delivered via two border crossings from Turkey.

  2. In the Autonomous Zones Styles, July 1

    Autonomous zones, protest camps and intentional communities alike thrive on hard work and consensus — and can become disastrous rapidly.

  3. China’s Software Stalked Uighurs Earlier and More Widely, Researchers Learn Business, July 1

    A new report revealed a broad campaign that targeted Muslims in China and their diaspora in other countries, beginning as early as 2013.

  4. At Syrian Aid Summit, a Struggle to Raise Enough to End ‘Downward Spiral’ Foreign, June 30

    As the civil war enters its 10th year, Syria’s economy is collapsing and the pandemic is adding to the woes. Donors pledged $7.7 billion in aid Tuesday, an amount not nearly enough to end the misery.

  5. U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria Washington, June 24

    Special Operations forces used a secret weapon designed to limit civilian casualties to strike the Qaeda veteran this month.

  6. U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria Washington, June 24

    Special Operations forces used a secret weapon designed to limit civilian casualties to strike the Qaeda veteran this month.

  7. Syrian Doctor Accused of Torture Is Arrested in Germany Foreign, June 22

    Alaa Mousa, who worked in a prison, is expected to be charged with crimes against humanity. He is the third former Syrian official to be detained in Germany.

  8. Number of Refugees Worldwide Has Doubled in a Decade, U.N. Report Says Foreign, June 18

    Nearly 80 million people, or 1 percent of humanity, now qualify as refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced.

  9. Syria’s Economy Collapses Even as Civil War Winds to a Close Foreign, June 15

    President Bashar al-Assad faces threats he cannot bomb into submission, as protests erupt over living standards and a rift opens among the ruling elite.

  10. 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.