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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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Louisa Loveluck 6h
Forces fighting ISIS remnants in Syria have tacit instructions to kill foreign fighters on the battlefield:
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What happens when you have the same name as a famous white supremacist. Here's to the original
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Congratulations to for the IWMF award for courage in journalism, deserved more than anyone could know
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If a UN panel concludes that Syria did the sarin gas attack in April, Russia will veto the existence of the panel.
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The US announces the end of the battle of Raqqa (about 3 days after everyone else did). By
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Great rundown by of how & why the Kurdish independence referendum went so disastrously wrong
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Erika Solomon Oct 20
Protesters tear down US flag hanging at the Classy Hotel next to consulate
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Nadav Pollak Oct 20
No one should be surprised about this. great piece from January already described this problem
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Lizzie Porterلِيزِّي Oct 19
Insightful rational take by on situation on Kurdish/Iraqi tensions in Kirkuk & around
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John Ford Oct 19
This is what victory looks like when you believe too much in airpower, are afraid to use ground troops, and don’t care how long it drags on.
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Liz Sly Oct 19
Look at what we've done to the great cities of the Middle East in the name of fighting ISIS. By
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Liz Sly Oct 18
Europe hasn't had as big an influx of returning ISIS fighters as feared. Not many more are expected. Important story
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Tobias Schneider Jul 31
Recaptured by Assad more than three years ago.
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Anna Fifield Oct 18
hey , are women allowed at the conference in Tokyo, or is just for dudes?
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Liz Sly Oct 18
Chaos unfolding in Kirkuk tonight as Kurds take to the streets to challenge the presence of the Iraqi militias.
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Liz Sly Oct 18
Here's more of 's brilliant, vivid frontline reporting from Raqqa, on its first day after ISIS
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Liz Sly Oct 18
Russian may target US news orgs in retaliation for restrictions on . Including
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Karl Sharro Oct 17
The US exported so much democracy to the Middle East, it ran out of it
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Fazel Hawramy Oct 18
One Kurdish Family from Kirkuk say they received a call asking them to leave the city as a major offensive is imminent in Iraqi Forces
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Fazel Hawramy Oct 18
Kurds from Kirkuk still fleeing towards Slemani
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