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Syria

Syrian Refugees Find Little Comfort in Greece

Many Syrians fleeing war hope to get to northern Europe. The usual route is across the Mediterranean to Greece. Those who make it safely often face dire conditions when they arrive.

How the Islamic State Was Won

How did a terror organization considered too bloody for Al Qaeda morph into something like a government with its own territory—and with troops at the border of a NATO member state?

The Last Stand of the Heroic Kurds at Kobani

Since the first week of July, Kobani has been under intense attack on all fronts. Though the results of the campaign are inconclusive, it’s clear that the Islamists are making incremental gains.

When Fleeing War Becomes Illegal

Amid the millions of refugees from Syria flooding into Lebanon and Jordan, one minority group is the most marginalized of all. Palestinians are refugees with literally nowhere to go.