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Turkish Forces Push Deeper Into Syria, With Deaths Rising

AKCAKALE, Turkey — Turkish forces pushed deeper into northeastern Syria on Friday, the third day of Ankara's offensive against U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters, as casualties mounted, international criticism of the campaign intensified and thousands of civilians fled the violence. Turkey said it captured more Kurdish-held villages in the border region,...

As Thanksgiving Arrives, US Abets the Starving of Yemeni Children: Editorial

It shouldn't surprise anyone that Amal Hussein, the Yemeni girl in the photo accompanying this editorial, recently died of severe malnutrition. Mariam Ali, Amal's mother, told the Associated Press that she was walking in the rain for more than an hour to reach a health center when her daughter died...

US Has the Power to End the War in Yemen

Blinded by its obsession with Iran, the Trump administration is perpetuating an unwinnable civil war in Yemen and undermining the likelihood of a political settlement, writes Mohammed Buzzi in The Atlantic. Mohammed is the former Middle East bureau chief for Newsday. "In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly (last) week,...

Saudi Coalition Airstrike in Yemen Kills at Least 29 Children

SANAA, Yemen — An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels hit a bus driving in a busy market in northern Yemen on Thursday, killing least 50 people including children and wounding 77, Yemen's rebel-run Al Masirah TV said citing rebel Health Ministry figures. The Saudi-led coalition, meanwhile, said...

Tillerson: Rohingya Crisis Requires Credible Investigation

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for a credible investigation into the actions of Myanmar's security forces as Rohingya Muslims continue to flee ethnic violence in the Buddhist-majority country. Speaking in Myanmar this week, Tillerson said, "The recent serious allegations of abuses in Rakhine state demand a credible and...

Tillerson: Rohingya Crisis Requires Credible Investigation

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for a credible investigation into the actions of Myanmar's security forces as Rohingya Muslims continue to flee ethnic violence in the Buddhist-majority country. Speaking in Myanmar this week, Tillerson said, "The recent serious allegations of abuses in Rakhine state demand a credible and...

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