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Is a Child of ISIS Just a Child? Or a Time Bomb?

Is a Child of ISIS Just a Child? Or a Time Bomb?

Many of them were barely school age when their parents took them to the Islamic State’s so-called caliphate in Iraq and Syria. Thousands of others were born there. The children of the group’s followers are the most vulnerable of the Islamic State’s human leftovers — the remainders...

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Explainer: Why the war in Syria's Idlib escalated again

Explainer: Why the war in Syria's Idlib escalated again

A Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held northwest has killed dozens of people and forced more than 150,000 to flee, the biggest escalation in the war between President Bashar al-Assad and his enemies since last summer. Government barrel-bombing and Russian air strikes...

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The Obliteration of Baghouz: How Many People Died in the Last Stronghold of ISIS?

The Obliteration of Baghouz: How Many People Died in the Last Stronghold of ISIS?

Their images are by now well known: the thousands of women and children who emerged from ISIS’s last stronghold, now housed in the al Hol detention camp in Northwest Syria. According to Kurdish forces, these are the wives and children of foreign fighters, and their future hangs in the...

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Germany halts processing some Syrian asylum applications: report

Germany halts processing some Syrian asylum applications: report

Germany has stopped processing some applications for asylum by Syrian refugees, pending a new assessment of the security situation in the war-torn country, according to a report on Saturday. German media group Funke, quoting the interior ministry, said decisions on some asylum applications...

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