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Retaken but Not Rebuilt: Syria's Raqqa a Year after ISIS Ouster

Retaken but Not Rebuilt: Syria's Raqqa a Year after ISIS Ouster

All day, dinghies cross the Euphrates River to shuttle residents into the pulverized cityscape of Syria's Raqqa, where bridges, homes, and schools remain gutted by the offensive against the ISIS group. Exactly a year has passed since a blistering US-backed assault ousted the terrorists from their

Iraq's Mosul Logs Civil Records Lost to Years of ISIS Rule

Iraq's Mosul Logs Civil Records Lost to Years of ISIS Rule

When Shahed was born in 2015 her father tried to notify Iraq's civil registry.

Exclusive - Lebanese Welcome Reopening of Jordanian-Syrian Border Crossing

Lebanon welcomed the official reopening of the Nassib border crossing between Jordan and Syria after its three-year closure.

Home-Turned-School Helps Yemen Children Return to Classroom

Home-Turned-School Helps Yemen Children Return to Classroom

By converting his home into a makeshift school, a teacher in Yemen's southwestern city of Taiz has helped hundreds of children in the war-torn country return to the classroom. Around two million children across the country now have no access to schooling, according to the United Nations children'

Syrians in Ex-Opposition Zones Struggle After Aid Groups Withdraw

Syrians in Ex-Opposition Zones Struggle After Aid Groups Withdraw

Tens of thousands of Syrians in areas recaptured by regime troops this year remain starved of humanitarian aid, with the relief agencies helping them for years now unable to reach them. As towns switched from opposition to regime control, international aid groups were forced to halt their crucial

Exclusive - Lebanese Politicians Exploit Sectarianism to Preserve Power

Exclusive - Lebanese Politicians Exploit Sectarianism to Preserve Power

Sectarianism controls all aspects of political life in Lebanon.

'Jewel of Roman Empire' Faces Libya Dangers

'Jewel of Roman Empire' Faces Libya Dangers

Perched on the edge of Libya's Mediterranean coast, the ancient city of Sabratha remains an awe-inspiring spectacle, the pink columns of its amphitheater towering above turquoise waters. But the world heritage site is classed as "endangered" by UNESCO, its majestic structures pockmarked by mortar

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