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Bad weather blamed for deadly military helicopter crash

IRBIL / MEXICO CITY: On a recent morning, as Sahar Ayoub gently turned the pages of her Bible, she contemplated the trauma that her family experienced when Daesh militants seized the northern town of Qaraqosh in the Nineveh governorate almost seven years ago. She and her husband Ameer Bahnam were forced…
bubmag
March 6, 2021
Syria

UK ‘to cut aid to Syria and African countries’

image copyrightReuters image captionA displaced Syrian woman walks with a child at a camp in the Northern Aleppo countrysideThe UK will cut aid to Syria and several African countries by more than 60%, a leaked email suggests. First reported by openDemocracy, the document dated last month suggests officials are considering…
bubmag
March 5, 2021
Syria

Biden calls off Syria strike after woman, children seen at site

US President Joe Biden called off a second airstrike in Syria which intended to target a separate site controlled by Iranian-backed militias when the president was urgently notified there was "a woman and a couple of children" in the courtyard of the marked facility, a report published in the Wall…
bubmag
March 5, 2021
Syria

Syrian man charged over deadly attack on German tourists

BERLIN (AP) - A young Syrian man has been charged with murder over an Islamic extremist attack on two tourists last year, German federal prosecutors said Thursday. Abdullah A.H.H., whose last name wasn’t given in line with privacy laws, is alleged to have attacked two German tourists, aged 55 and…
bubmag
March 4, 2021
Syria

Why Are Troops Leading the Vaccination Effort?

Last September, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who relishes undermining subordinate local politicians and interjecting himself into the management of his state’s largest city, complained about how dirty New York City was getting. Residential garbage collection had slowed, due to Department of Sanitation budget cuts, while residential trash had increased,…
bubmag
March 2, 2021
Syria

Criminal Inquiries Loom Over al-Assad’s Use of Chemical Arms in Syria

Investigations in France and Germany could lead to prosecutions of President Bashar al-Assad and members of his upper echelon over one of the Syrian war’s signature atrocities. A picture of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria in Douma, outside Damascus, in 2018. The government is accused of using chemical weapons in…
bubmag
March 2, 2021