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Tens of thousands of panicked residents fled their homes in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday after the Israeli military dropped leaflets from the sky warning those who stayed behind that they were risking their lives because a large, intense operation was imminent.
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The expanding Shia-Sunni conflict in the Muslim world is exposing vast gaps in popular understanding of the schism.
Oct. 8, 2013: A U.N. vehicle is seen near a photo of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the entrance of a hotel where a team of experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons were staying in Damascus.
"Neutralisation" of the chemicals, including mustard gas and the raw materials for sarin nerve gas, began earlier this week under Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons guidelines, on board the specially modified U.S. maritime vessel Cape Ray.
The Syrian army has advanced into a key Damascus suburb, completely surrounding all militants in the area, a military official said Saturday.
Family and friends are mourning the death of a Lehigh County man after they say he was shot and killed in Syria this week.
The U.N. Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria without government consent, said Western diplomats, who were hopeful Russia and China will support the move.
BEIRUT: Accused of using starvation as a weapon of war, the Syrian government continues to besiege areas across the country, forcing civilians to find new ways to make ends meet.
On July 4, Independence Day in the United States, Channel 4 News broadcast a Jon Snow interview with Hillary Clinton, former US Secretary of State and presumed presidential candidate.
The organization charged with overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons program says the last of the country's acknowledged stockpile has been handed over.
The general consensus is that if the administration had done this three years ago, the situation in Syria would not have turned into a sectarian civil war.
Staffan De Mistura, Italy's then-foreign ministry undersecretary, speaks during a news conference in New Delhi, India, March 22, 2013.
Islamic militants using weapons they recently seized in neighboring Iraq intensified an offensive against Kurdish areas in northern Syria as they fight to expand the territory under their control, activists said Thursday.
At least seven people, including three women, were killed in separate incidents in central and southern Syria Thursday, media reported.
In this 2012 file photo, a Syrian refugee woman, who fled her house in the Syrian town of Tal-Kalakh, sits next to her baby at a school playground where she lives with her family and relatives temporarily in Shadra village at the northern Lebanese-Syrian border town of Wadi Khaled, in Akkar, north Lebanon.
File - From left, UCC head Hanna Gharib, Minister Elias Bou Saab and MP Ali Bazzi chat as they leave the Parliament in Beirut, Thursday, June 19, 2014.
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