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Hezbollah Designed A Video Game To Appeal To The U.S.

Monday, July 16, 2018

The Lebanese group Hezbollah wants the world to think of it as fighting against terrorists — not supporting the Assad regime or threatening the Western world.

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'I Hope To God We Will Be Safe': Refugees In Lebanon Start Returning To Syria

Sunday, July 01, 2018

The Lebanese government is encouraging departures, but the U.N. objects. "We are at the service of the refugees," says a Lebanese security official, "but we have reached the limit of our capability."

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Inside Turkey's Aid Efforts In Syria

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Turkey controls a swath of Syria along its border where it's doling out massive amounts of aid to displaced Syrians and keeping the regime away.

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News Brief: Pompeo In Asia, DOJ Reports On Clinton Email Investigation

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Mike Pompeo is in Asia to reassure America's allies. Also, an internal Justice Department watchdog is releasing a report on the handling of the Clinton email investigation.

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Life As A Syrian Rebel

Sunday, May 06, 2018

With the Syrian civil war in its eighth year, a rebel describes the many transformations he and his enemies have undergone — and how he'll keep fighting.

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Syrian 7-Year-Old: 'I Want To Be A Doctor So I Can Help In A Chemical Attack'

Friday, April 27, 2018

As chemical weapons inspectors assess an attack site in Douma, Syrian families from the town offer NPR witness accounts of what they describe as a chlorine strike in Douma.

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After Suspected Chemical Attack, Douma Residents Flee To Northern Syria

Thursday, April 26, 2018

A new camp in northern Syria is a muddy refuge for people who fled the town of Douma after a suspected chemical attack. They are traumatized and homeless and their futures are unknown.

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With Failing Lungs, Survivor Of Suspected Chemical Attack In Syria Tells Her Story

Monday, April 23, 2018

A survivor of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria that took place two weeks ago is now at a refugee camp. Her lungs are failing and her children's future is in doubt.

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Survivors Of Attack On Douma Exiled To Camps In Northern Syria

Monday, April 23, 2018

As international inspectors examined Douma, Syria, the Assad regime is holding firm in its denial of a chemical weapons attack that killed scores of civilians. Survivors are telling their story.

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OPCW Team Visits Syria To Probe Chemical Attack Site

Sunday, April 22, 2018

A team of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has visited Douma in Syria to investigate an alleged chemical weapons attack there two weeks ago.

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Syrian Government Resuming Normal Business 9 Days After Suspected Chemical Attack

Monday, April 16, 2018

As inspectors await a chance to visit the site of an alleged Syrian chemical attack, questions remain about what happened there. But the Syrian government is resuming business as usual — including attacks on rebel areas of the country.

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Syrian Regime Dismisses Impact Of U.S.-Led Strikes

Saturday, April 14, 2018

While U.S. officials called the airstrikes in Syria "precise" and "effective," broadcasts from Syrian state media suggest that President Bashar Assad's government is here to stay.

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View From Beirut

Saturday, April 14, 2018

We look at what effect the airstrikes launched by the U.S. and allies could have on the Middle East.

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Pentagon Latest On Syria Airstrikes

Saturday, April 14, 2018

We have the latest from the U.S. military about the airstrikes in Syria.

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How The U.S. Is Prepared To Respond To Apparent Chemical Attack In Syria

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

NPR Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman and NPR Beirut Correspondent Ruth Sherlock discuss the U.S. preparations that are underway to respond to an apparent chemical attack in Syria.

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After Apparent Chemical Attack In Syria, U.S. Considers Military Action

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

President Trump tweeted Sunday that there would be a "big price to pay." The U.S. and other countries are contemplating military action. How is Syria and the region responding?

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Images From Suspected Poison Gas Attack Show Syrians Struggling To Breathe

Monday, April 09, 2018

President Trump says he will decide how to respond to a suspected chemical attack in Syria within 48 hours. Images on social media showed people struggling to breathe and foaming at the mouth.

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Syria's Government Is Accused Of Being Behind Chemical Attack

Monday, April 09, 2018

Dozens are dead in the Syrian city of Douma in what appears to be a chemical attack by the Assad regime against opposition civilians. Douma is a rebel-held town near the capital Damascus.

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Syrian Government Blamed In Chemical Attack That Killed Dozens

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Dozens of Syrians choked to death after a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held suburb of Damascus. Aid groups are blaming the government of president Bashar al-Assad.

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Syria Denies Report Of Poison Gas Attack In Eastern Ghouta

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Opposition activists and rescuers in Syria say there has been a chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta with many casualties. The government of Bashar Assad has denied the allegations.

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