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Liz Sly
Washington Post Beirut bureau chief covering Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and beyond. RT=Gosh, hmm or huh. Favorites are my filing cabinet.
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Kareem Chehayeb 2h
World's 8 richest people have the same wealth has the world's poorest 50% according to . Let that sink in.
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Severe water shortage in Damascus. People are collecting rain. By &
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"Journalists are in for the fight of their lives" warns . I fear it is going to get worse even than that.
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What Trump is saying on Syria, in German
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Dan Williams 23h
Russia to upgrade its naval, air bases in Syria - Interfax
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Patrick Osgood Jan 15
Sweeping stuff from the 1925 League of Nations report on whether Ninewa should be annexed to Turkey or Iraq
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Laura Rozen Jan 14
Sunday Times: Trump team have told British officials that their first foreign trip will be a meeting with Putin
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Liz Sly Jan 14
Trumpism isn't an ideological shift. "It's a vast tilt toward irrationality...a political nervous breakdown".
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Olivia Alabaster Jan 14
the landfill has been ordered to shut down by a judge, but whether or not that will happen is another question...
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Liz Sly Jan 14
2/2 This is instead of removing the garbage that attracted the birds in the first place. Hope they don't shoot down a plane. 🇱🇧
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Liz Sly Jan 14
Omg. Gunmen are out shooting the birds that threaten the safety of flights at Beirut airport 🐦🔫 1/2
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Michael Horowitz Jan 14
Russian official quoted in Zvezda denies reports of an assassination attempt on the Russian Ambassador in
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Liz Sly Jan 14
It seems likely Trump is planning to promote the break up of the EU. By
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Danny Makki Jan 12
Breaking - Video apparently showing Israeli airstrikes on Mezzeh military airport in
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Liz Sly Jan 12
Syrian state TV is reporting that Israel bombed the military airport in Damascus tonight. Few confirmed details yet
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Jackson Diehl Jan 12
Asked whether Trump agrees with him on the need to support NATO, Mattis essentially says, I'm working on it.
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Liz Sly Jan 12
Turkey is getting bogged down in the Al-Bab battle with ISIS. Nearly 50 soldiers dead. Good account by
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Liz Sly Jan 12
Good rundown of Trump's 30-year old history of interactions with Russia, despite his denials, by
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Liz Sly Jan 12
Oh wow. A rare Syrian bear & her cubs are seen in Lebanon. The first time in 60 years. Thought to be extinct. 🐻 🇱🇧
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Liz Sly Jan 12
Israel may curtail intelligence sharing with the US for fear Trump will share it with Russia & thereby perhaps Iran.
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