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For Syrian women under siege, a special struggle: Their periods

Like many women, Huda dreads her menstrual period every month. But it isn’t simply inconvenient or painful: She lives under siege near Syria’s Damascus, without sanitary pads or even clean water.

30 Oct 2016 6:22 AM

Syrian Army shelling kills over 30

Heavy regime bombardment of a rebel-held Syrian town on Saturday killed more than 30 people, including two medical staff, as a two-year local truce broke down.

03 Jul 2016 6:06 AM

150 US-led airstrikes hit ISIS near Syria’s Raqqa

Warplanes from a US-led coalition have conducted at least 150 air strikes on the Islamic State group to bolster a major offensive on the jihadists’ Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, a monitor said on Friday

28 May 2016 6:15 AM

Secret Syria group saves lives with air raid warnings

In Syria’s coastal Latakia province, Abu Mohammad sends a warning from his phone to a secret network of colleagues: “Caution: A Russian plane just took off in your direction.”

21 Jan 2016 11:44 PM