Syria in Crisis

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TIMELINE: Key players reflect on US policy in Syria

Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2016 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

In this interactive timeline, US lawmakers and former administration officials open up about their failure to prevent disaster in Syria.

The Evolution of ISIS

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 | Translated from assafir

The Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, appeared only recently in Syria but has been able to quickly eclipse other groups.

Syrian Refugees Now Equal One-Third of Lebanon’s Population

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 | Barbara Slavin, Washington Correspondent

US leads with assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon but budget battles and a lack of sufficient support from wealthy Arab states threaten to exacerbate Lebanon’s “existential” crisis.

Syria Kurdish Leader: Solution Must Include Assad

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 | Translated from taraf

Salih Muslim, co-chairman of the Syrian Kurdish PYD, said no solution can be reached in Syria without involving President Assad, and his exclusion would mean the death of 2 million Alawites.

Syria’s Race Against Time

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 | Al-Monitor Week in Review

UN-Arab League Joint Representative Lakhdar Brahimi presses for Geneva II, while Saudi women are on the road again.

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