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How Aid Groups Map Refugee Camps That Officially Don't Exist

How Aid Groups Map Refugee Camps That Officially Don’t Exist

In 2015, the government asked UNHCR to stop registering Syrian refugees, and it prevents construction of permanent refugee camps. Most of the refugees...
Trump’s Syria withdrawal didn’t just abandon the Kurds to Turkey. It also shook the ground under NATO – Boston Herald

Trump’s Syria withdrawal didn’t just abandon the Kurds to Turkey. It also shook the...

When Turkey decided to invade Syria this month, President Trump got out of the way. “Let someone else fight over these bloodstained sands,”...
US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims – Boston Herald

US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims – Boston...

By LOLITA C. BALDOR KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — While President Donald Trump insists he’s bringing home Americans from “endless wars” in the Mideast, his...
Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria – Boston Herald

Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria – Boston Herald

By LEFTERIS PITARAKIS and BASSEM MROUE CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria...
US troops scramble for the exits in Syria – Boston Herald

US troops scramble for the exits in Syria – Boston Herald

By ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. troops are scrambling for Syria’s exits while the Trump administration threatens economic penalties on Turkey for an...
ISIS resurgence likely amid Turkish forces advances in Syria

ISIS resurgence likely amid Turkish forces advances in Syria

Hundreds of family members of Islamic State fighters escaped a Kurdish-run detention camp Sunday morning after Turkish airstrikes hit the surrounding area, forcing...
Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria – Boston Herald

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria – Boston Herald

By LEFTERIS PITARAKIS and SARAH EL DEEB AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery and began a ground offensive against Kurdish fighters...
Livestock grazing nearby reveals scale of enormous stone rings on the plains of the Golan Heights.

Wheel of Giants: Prehistoric Rujm el-Hiri Puzzles Archaeologists

Sitting in plain sight but unnoticed for centuries, Rujm el-Hiri - an unusual megalith near the Sea of Galilee - has stumped experts....
Ruins of the Ancient City of Bosra (siempreverde22/Adobe Stock)

How the Roman Theater of Bosra Became a Muslim Citadel

The Romans, along with their successors the Byzantines, occupied the Levant for almost 800 years and left many preserved remains. One of the...

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