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  1. Syria Executes 24 People for Setting Wildfires, Calling It ‘Terrorism’ World, October 21

    The sentences shocked rights groups, who saw it as a move by President Bashar al-Assad to appear tough after a crisis that hurt his loyalists.

  2. Bombing of Military Bus in Syrian Capital Kills 14 World, October 20

    President Bashar al-Assad has tightened his grip on Damascus, but the attack suggested that militants who oppose him can still do harm.

  3. Syria Accuses Israel of Assassinating Official Near Golan Heights World, October 16

    Midhat Saleh, who oversaw the strategic Golan Heights boundary for Syria, was shot and killed by a sniper, the government said.

  4. Iraq Says It Arrested a Leading Islamic State Figure World, October 12

    One of the most senior ISIS leaders ever to be taken alive is now reported to be in custody. The U.S. had offered a reward of up to $5 million for his capture.

  5. Bashar al-Assad Steps In From the Cold, but Syria Is Still Shattered World, October 11

    Arab countries are gradually restoring ties with Syria, but its president remains mired in crises he can’t escape.

  6. How Much Do You Know About Syria? Interactive, October 4

    Can you find Syria on a map? What else do you know about this Middle Eastern nation with a population of 17 million people?

  7. 3,000 Yazidis Are Still Missing. Their Families Know Where Some of Them Are. World, October 3

    Seven years after they were captured by the Islamic State, some members of the Iraqi religious minority are still being held captive by fighters in Syria. Others are with families of ISIS militants.

  8. Canadian Man Who Narrated ISIS Videos Flown to U.S. To Face Terrorism Charge U.S., October 2

    The man, Mohammed Khalifa, was captured in Syria in early 2019. He was part of the Islamic State’s Ministry of Media, which was responsible for publicizing the beheading of the American journalist James Foley.

  9. Amid Tensions With U.S., Erdogan Praises Ties With Russia World, September 29

    Meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey said “there is no path back” from Turkish-Russian military deals opposed by the West.

  10. Women Enslaved by ISIS Say They Did Not Consent to a Film About Them World, September 26

    The acclaimed documentary “Sabaya” portrays the rescue of Yazidi women sexually enslaved by the Islamic State terrorist group. But many of the traumatized women said they never agreed to be in the film.

  11. 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.

  12. U.S. Envoy in Syria Says Not Enough Was Done to Avert Turkish Attack Washington, November 7

    In an internal memo, the senior American diplomat in northern Syria criticized the Trump administration for failing to try harder to deter Turkey from invading northern Syria last month.

  13. What Survivors of ISIS Carnage Say About al-Baghdadi’s Death Foreign, October 28

    Those who lived under the Islamic State greeted the news about the group’s leader with grim satisfaction at best. “He deserves a worse and more abhorrent death,” one said.

  14. Syria Peace Talks to Open After a Long, Strange Month Foreign, October 28

    A United States pullout, a Turkish invasion and a newly strengthened Syrian leader have reshaped the board for negotiations in Geneva.

  15. Trump’s Syria Troop Withdrawal Complicated Plans for al-Baghdadi Raid Washington, October 27

    President Trump’s abrupt decision to pull forces from northern Syria forced the Pentagon to press ahead with a risky night operation that killed the ISIS leader, military officials said.

  16. Will Democrats Become Born-Again Neocons? Op Ed, October 24

    Trump’s foreign policy disasters should lead liberals to rediscover the perils of geopolitical retreat.

  17. Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Foreign, April 20

    Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football.

  18. For Refugee Children, Reading Helps Heal Trauma Op Ed, April 17

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

  19. The Secret Death Toll of America’s Drones Editorial, March 30

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

  20. In a Crowded Syria Tent Camp, the Women and Children of ISIS Wait in Limbo Foreign, March 29

    “I just want to go back to a normal life”: The Times visited a camp, swollen to breaking point, where the families of ISIS fighters are stuck.

  21. Trump’s Pointless Provocation on the Golan Editorial, March 24

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