2019-02: Syria

  1. McConnell: ISIS and Al Qaeda ‘Have Yet to Be Defeated’ (New York Times)2019-02-01
  2. US court orders Syria to pay $302m over Marie Colvin's death (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-01
  3. Paul Conroy on Marie Colvin: 'Her curiosity overtook any sense of staying alive' (The Guardian)2019-02-01
  4. Legislator blasts verdict blaming Syria for journalist death (Washington Post)2019-02-01
  5. UN refugees agency: 29 children have died in Syria recently (Washington Post)2019-02-01
  6. France to take back ISIS fighters, reversing policy in wake of U.S. withdrawal from Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-01
  7. France may repatriate IS fighters in wake of US withdrawal from Syria (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-02-01
  8. Malawi VP and ex-president Joyce Banda unite ahead of election (Daily Nation)2019-02-02
  9. Building collapses in Syria’s Aleppo killing 11 (Washington Post)2019-02-02
  10. Syria war: Kurdish fighters battle ISIL in its last controlled area (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-02
  11. Syria war: Aleppo building collapse kills 11 (BBC)2019-02-02
  12. Eleven killed in Aleppo as war-damaged block of flats collapses (The Guardian)2019-02-02
  13. Rosamund Pike on playing the 'fierce' war reporter killed by the Syrian regime (BBC)2019-02-03
  14. Why the Pope’s Historic Visit to the Gulf Matters (New York Times)2019-02-03
  15. Struggling to walk: war-wounded Syrian children bullied (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-03
  16. Syria says US-led coalition hit its forces in the east (Washington Post)2019-02-03
  17. Family of bullied Syrian schoolboy forced to move after threats (The Guardian)2019-02-03
  18. 'I want my family with me': Syrian refugee calls for change to UK immigration rules (The Guardian)2019-02-04
  19. Meet one of Lebanon's smallest Syrian refugee communities (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-04
  20. First Came ISIS, Then Iran: How the Mission at a U.S. Base in Syria Kept Growing (New York Times)2019-02-04
  21. US-backed Syrian fighters capture German jihadi (Washington Post)2019-02-04
  22. Syrian refugees burn plastic to survive harsh winter (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-04
  23. IS could be back in Syria 'in six months' (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-02-04
  24. US Senate rebukes Trump over Syria, Afghanistan withdrawal plans (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-05
  25. Erdogan: 'No satisfactory plan' with US on Syria safe zone (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-05
  26. Turkey’s Erdogan slams US over delays in Syria buffer zone (Washington Post)2019-02-05
  27. John Cantlie, Photographer Held by ISIS for 6 Years, Is Still Alive, U.K. Says (New York Times)2019-02-05
  28. US asks Europe, others, to repatriate ISIL fighters held in Syria (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-05
  29. US commander says he was 'not consulted' on decision to leave Syria (The Guardian)2019-02-05
  30. US general 'not consulted' before Trump's Syria pull-out decision (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-05
  31. RAF Tornado jets make final return to RAF Marham (BBC)2019-02-05
  32. U.S. Military Commander Warns That Islamic State May Quickly Regroup (New York Times)2019-02-05
  33. Escape from Syria: the boys stranded after Isis fall (The Guardian)2019-02-06
  34. US Senate approves anti-BDS bill, slowdown of Syria withdrawal (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-06
  35. Top US general: Trump did not consult on Syria announcement (CNN)2019-02-06
  36. Healthcare scare: Lack of funding in Syria's rebel-held areas (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-06
  37. Aid convoy headed to isolated Syrian camp near Jordan (Washington Post)2019-02-06
  38. Cornered in Syria, IS lays groundwork for a new insurgency (Washington Post)2019-02-06
  39. Pompeo says Islamic State still a menace in Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-06
  40. UN report: IS responsible for most attacks in Iraq and Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-06
  41. True aims of the Syrian Democratic Forces | Letters (The Guardian)2019-02-06
  42. A Desperate Exodus From ISIS’s Final Village (New York Times)2019-02-06
  43. Trump sees total rout of Islamic State group as imminent (BBC)2019-02-06
  44. Trump Seeks to Reassure Allies on ISIS Fight as Syria Withdrawal Looms (New York Times)2019-02-06
  45. Islamic State will be wiped out soon, Trump tells Australia, other allies (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-02-07
  46. Iraqi militia says it hit IS targets inside Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-07
  47. As ISIS shrinks, Syrians return home to find wasteland (CNN)2019-02-07
  48. Ex-hostages say suspect in Belgian deaths was their jailer (Washington Post)2019-02-07
  49. Kurds in Iraq say US withdrawal from Syria a mistake (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-07
  50. Isis leader believed to have fled coup attempt by his own fighters (The Guardian)2019-02-07
  51. After the caliphate: Has IS been defeated? (BBC)2019-02-07
  52. Rukban camp in Syria receives first aid in 3 months (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-07
  53. The Islamic State's 'caliphate' in Syria, Iraq (Daily Nation)2019-02-08
  54. This photographer documented Syria’s ancient monuments, unaware they would be ravaged by war (Washington Post)2019-02-08
  55. Barely alive after IS, Syrian babies haunted by malnutrition (Daily Nation)2019-02-08
  56. State TV: Mine explodes in central Syria killing 7 civilians (Washington Post)2019-02-08
  57. Withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria is proving easier said than done (Washington Post)2019-02-08
  58. Armenia sends mine-clearing experts, doctors to Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-09
  59. Islamic State attacks US-backed force near Syrian oil field (Washington Post)2019-02-09
  60. Canadian women emerge from ISIS's crumbling caliphate (CNN)2019-02-09
  61. US-backed, Kurdish-led forces say they have begun final push to liberate last Islamic State-held pocket in eastern Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-09
  62. The Latest: Kurds launch final push to defeat IS in Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-09
  63. US-backed Kurds launch final push against ISIL in Syria (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-09
  64. In Syria, U.S.-backed forces open battle for last Islamic State foothold (Washington Post)2019-02-09
  65. US-backed forces launch fight for last Islamic State foothold in Syria (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-02-09
  66. US-backed Syrian forces launch attack on final Isis stronghold (The Guardian)2019-02-10
  67. IS resists 'final push' by US-backed force in eastern Syria (BBC)2019-02-10
  68. The Observer view on the premature celebrations on the defeat of Isis | Observer editorial (The Guardian)2019-02-10
  69. 'Heavy clashes' as SDF launches push against ISIL (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-10
  70. US-backed fighters close in on last IS-held village in Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-10
  71. Rescue ship named for drowned Syrian child refugee (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-10
  72. US-backed fighters capture part of Islamic State-held Syrian village (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-02-10
  73. US-backed forces face fierce resistance from ISIS in 'final battle' (CNN)2019-02-10
  74. Foreign Isis fighters launched failed coup attempt, say witnesses (The Guardian)2019-02-10
  75. The 1950s car turning heads in Syria (BBC)2019-02-11
  76. Arab official: No deal yet on Syria’s return to Arab League (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  77. Fierce fighting for last IS foothold in eastern Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  78. Indonesian executioner for IS killed in Syria (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  79. US commander: 'Tens of thousands' of ISIS fighters in Syria and Iraq (CNN)2019-02-11
  80. UN warns Islamic State losses shouldn’t lead to complacency (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  81. Syria says Israel shells southern region, no casualties (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  82. US-backed Syrian forces battle to capture last ISIL enclave (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-11
  83. Top US general says defeat in Syria wouldn't 'mean the end' for ISIS (CNN)2019-02-11
  84. Battle to push ISIS out of its last Syrian enclave intensifies (CNN)2019-02-12
  85. Paul Conroy: 'They were being slaughtered, I wanted to tell their story' (BBC)2019-02-12
  86. US-led coalition hits mosque in Syria used by Islamic State (Washington Post)2019-02-12
  87. 'Civilians killed' as US-backed forces push to defeat ISIL (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-12
  88. Lawyer blasts verdict that blamed Syria for journalist death (Washington Post)2019-02-12
  89. 'Nothing left in Baghuz': Isis families flee as war enters endgame (The Guardian)2019-02-13
  90. Germany arrests 2 suspected Syrian ex-secret police members (Washington Post)2019-02-13
  91. Germany arrests two Syrians suspected of crimes against humanity (The Guardian)2019-02-13
  92. Sky and Ground: A Syrian Family's Journey Across Borders (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-13
  93. Russia, Iran, Turkey to hold fourth round of Syria talks in Sochi (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-13
  94. What next as battle against ISIL nears an end? (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-13
  95. Germany Arrests Syrian Intelligence Officers Accused of Crimes Against Humanity (New York Times)2019-02-13
  96. Hundreds streaming out of last ISIS stronghold as extremists face military defeat (Washington Post)2019-02-13
  97. ‘They would smash your head to death’: escaping homophobia in the Middle East (The Guardian)2019-02-14
  98. London schoolgirl who fled to join Isis wants to return to UK (The Guardian)2019-02-14
  99. Hundreds streaming out of last Isis stronghold as extremists face defeat (The New Zealand Herald)2019-02-14
  100. In Syria, families flee IS holdout to dust and desperation (Daily Nation)2019-02-14

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