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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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Liz Sly 6h
The activist group is reporting more heavy US airstrikes tonight against the city of Raqqa, ISIS' self-proclaimed capital
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Liz Sly 8h
If you want to know more about the Kurd-Arab gains in N. Syria vs ISIS, read this great analysis by
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Liz Sly 8h
The $500 million program to train Syria rebels is training just 60 of them. That's $8.33 million per rebel
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Eliot Higgins Jul 4
Good image here showing the change on the ground in Northern Syria in the last six months
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al-Araby al-Jadeed 10h
Saudi journalist 'silenced' over perceived royal slur.
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Karybdis 14h
The Front Map. After almost losing Ayn Issa yesterday, YPG/FSA secure area around the town. Fights at Brig 93
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James Skylar Gerrond 11h
WaPo calls him out, but The New York Times would have let Obama have his whac-a-mole with peace.
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Liz Sly 11h
Ash Carter thinks it's likely Assad will still be in power when Obama steps down. By
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Jackson Diehl 13h
Sen. Tim Kaine now reading this Post article to Dempsey and Carter at SFRC and asking for response
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Wladimir 13h
Sen Tim Kaine now directly referring to WP article of . and asking what can be done to have more success in northern Syria
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Liz Sly 13h
The US shifts its focus away from a Mosul offensive to Ramadi, which was lost while they were planning Mosul
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Reza Marashi 13h
. has now been detained for 351 days. His health is deteriorating. Please release him, Iran.
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Kirk H. Sowell 16h
Good read on & I think this is why Iraq has faced so little push-back from IS recently
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Laura Rozen 17h
EU saying talking about continuing next couple days, implying before july 9. US hotel telling journos rooms extended til july 11.
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Liz Sly 16h
Congratulations Lebanon! Today breaks your own record of going for 408 days without figuring out a president.
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Liz Sly 17h
. Such esteemed company! Thank you
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Liz Sly 18h
. Good point, but the Ayn Issa incursion was repelled, so we're back to square 1 & trims were needed. Am watching it tho'
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yusuf sayman 20h
In Syria, the weakness of the Islamic State and U.S. strategy on display - great piece by and great photo by
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Hassan Hassan Jul 6
In Syria, the weakness of Islamic State & U.S. strategy on display excellent piece by . With comments from me
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Liz Sly Jul 6
Thanks! Credit really goes to & for their insights
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