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So what do Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton intend to do there if elected? They didn't really get into the issue during the debates, but have sparred over it some in the aftermath.
The UN children's agency says airstrikes in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province a day earlier may be the deadliest attack on a school since the country's war began nearly six years ago, leaving 22 children and six of their teachers killed.

Fighters on parade in 2014 in Raqqa Province in Syria. The city of Raqqa serves as the Islamic State's de facto capital.
... airstrikes, russian warships, warplanes, NATO, diplomacy, mediterranean ABC By Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill Russian or Syrian warplanes are believed to be responsible for an air strike in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province that killed 26 ...
The latest attacks took to 89 the number of civilians killed in air strikes on Idlib province in the past seven days, said the Observatory.
air strikes that hit a school in rebel-held Idlib province in northwest Syria killed 22 children and six teachers, the UN children's agency UNICEF said on Wednesday.

The UN's children's Fund, UNICEF, and monitoring groups reported on October 26 that air strikes by Syrian or Russian warplanes killed 35 people, including at least 22 children and six schoolteachers in rebel-held Idlib Province. "This is a tragedy. It ...
Almost two dozen children have reportedly been killed in an airstrike on a school complex in Syria's Idlib province, according to opposition activists. The reports emerged as the UN Security Council debated the dire humanitarian situation in the country.
In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, Syrian Civil Defense workers search through the rubble after airstrikes in the village of Hass in the Idlib province, Syria, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Syrian activists ...
Beirut -- Syrian activists: Airstrikes outside a school in Idlib province in northern Syria kill at least 17, mostly children.
With their hands and faces covered in soot and dirt, fresh images emerging from Iraq show children and families gathering on roadsides as Iraqi government forces continue the battle to recapture the city of Mosul.
We review key developments in Syria, including a suspected Syrian military attack on Turkish-backed rebels, Amnesty reporting that at least 300 civilians have been killed by the U.S.
As they continue to count the bodies in Syria, in Brussels NATO defence ministers held a press conference, concerned an eight-strong fleet of Russian warships sailing up the Mediterranean would be used to escalate air strikes on the besieged Syrian ...
IS, officials claimed at the time, was confined only to the eastern Nangarhar province where it controlled most parts of the Achin district.
At least 26 civilians, including children, were killed when air strikes hit a school and the surrounding area in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday that air strikes ...
The group enlarged its borders through the northern parts of Syria's city of Manbij - located in the northeastern Aleppo province - after it seized control of the district from Daesh with the support of local Arab groups and U.S airstrikes in August ...
At least 24 civilians were killed and 80 others were injured in an airstrike by Russian warplanes Monday in Syria's western province of Idlib, according to a local civil defense source. Omer Ulvan, a civil defense official in Idlib told Anadolu Agency ...

Turkey, US-led coalition launch operation to sweep IS from Syria town. *. An Iraqi refugee boy who fled Mosul carries blankets following his arrival in the desert area of Rajam al-Saliba on the Iraq-Syria border south of Al-Hol in Syria's Hassakeh ...
Hillary Clinton's foreign policy stances increase the threat of a conflict with Russia over how to intervene in Syria, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said in an exclusive interview with Reuters.
Syrian soldiers and their allies stormed the terrorists' lairs in the Ma'an Village, and seized four regions on Tuesday.
The mother superior of the monastery of St James the Mutilated in Syria's Homs province said that she couldn't understand why the foreign powers are "gambling with the names" of terror groups.
We review key developments in Syria, including contradictory statements from Russia and the U.N. on the situation in eastern Aleppo, Turkish-backed rebels gaining more territory in northern Syria and heavy airstrikes hitting Idlib province.
Damascus (Sputnik) - The Syrian Army has established control over several districts of the western country's province of Hama, a military source told Sputnik on Tuesday. Syria's servicemen have killed several militants from the Jund al-Aqsa terrorist ...
The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) and the Turkish Armed Forces launched a full-scale advance on the direction of strategic ISIS-controlled town of Al-Bab in the northern part of Aleppo province. They took control of the villages of Tuways, Jub ...
A handful of modest one-room mud houses make up the village, which lies in Syria's arid Hasakeh province against a backdrop of dry hills.
Sixteen civilians, including three children, were killed in heavy bombardments on three Idlib towns on Monday.
A Syrian refugee family who came to Corner Brook last December has moved on to be closer to family in Ontario. The al Homsi family was the first of two Syrian families who came to western Newfoundland, under the sponsorship of the refugee Support ...
Turkish jets bombed U.S.-backed Kurdish militants in Syria overnight - with each side offering vastly different figures on how many fighters were killed.
By Orkhan Quluzade - Trend: Three mortar shells landed in the territory of Turkish province of Osmaniye, Haber 7 newspaper reported Oct. 19.
rebel fighters battling the Islamic State entered Dabiq, Syria, on Sunday. Credit Khalil Ashawi/Reuters. Beirut, Lebanon - Islamic State leaders had long promised their followers an apocalyptic battle - foretold, some believe, by the Prophet Muhammad ...
Syria's civil war between government forces and a wide range of insurgents, including opposition groups and terrorists, such as Daesh and Jabhat Fatah al Sham (also known as the al-Nusra Front, or Jabhat al-Nusra), both outlawed in Russia, has raged ...
"Syrian government troops are the primarily winner of this fighting," said Rami Abdulraham, the group's head. "As the fighting among rebels is ongoing, regime forces have made large advances in Idlib and stopped a rebel offensive in the nearby province ...
At least 17 people, most of them rebels, were killed in a car bomb blast at an opposition checkpoint in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitor said. The blast hit near the town of Azaz, close to the border with Turkey, the ...
The UN said the incident in northern Aleppo province could constitute a war crime. Both Moscow and Damascus denied they were behind the strike, insisting it was shelling, while a UN expert has said satellite images show the deadly attack was caused by ...
The opposition-held districts of the Syrian city have been surrounded and under siege for months. Russian and Syrian warplanes are bombing the streets into rubble and government forces are chipping away at the pocket of opposition control. For the ...
The president's comments came during an inauguration ceremony for an education facility in the northwestern province of Bursa.
Aleppo, Syria (12:00 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) went from being under siege to besieging the jihadist rebels in Aleppo after three years of war in this northern Syria province. 2013: The Syrian Arab army mobilized thousands of soldiers in ...
(TASS) reconciliation agreements were signed during the day with representatives of 15 more settlements in Syria, including 8 in the Province of Latakia, 6 in the province of Hama, and 1 in the province of Quneitra, the Russian Center for ...
Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it has presented Alex Van Meeuwen, Belgium's ambassador in Moscow, with evidence proving the involvement of Belgian Air Force jets in a recent airstrike on a Syrian village that killed four civilians.
Over 30 ISIS terrorists were killed in air strikes by the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian Arab Air Force in the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor on October 18. The air power supported the Syrian Army's operations against ISIS ... Experts argue ...
The deal was backed by the UN Security Council, which passed a resolution saying that in the event of non-compliance, "including unauthorised transfer of chemical weapons, or any use of chemical weapons by anyone" in Syria, it would impose measures ...
In the pre-dawn hours Tuesday morning, Dr. Manthour Khaleel received a phone call. An airstrike had destroyed another hospital in Syria's northwestern Idlib province. As a spokesman for the Idlib Health Directorate, the medical authority for the ...
The supervisor tells me that 43 schools in Mafraq province operate split shifts, educating 15-16,000 Syrian children who are taught by 800 newly recruited teachers.
The announcement that a U.S. warplane was shot down in the town of Markadah in the northern Syria Al-Hasakah province came from the Amaq news agency, an organization that claims to be an independent news gathering organization, but according to ...
rebel-held areas of Aleppo - home to 250,000 civilians - have faced the most intense air campaign of Syria's six-year-long civil war since a seven-day ceasefire broke down last month.
An Iraqi refugee woman, who fled due to the ongoing conflict between pro-government forces and Islamic State (IS) group jihadists, sits at a camp in the northeastern town of al-Hol in Syria's Hasakeh province on October 19, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / DELIL ...
Turkish jets bombed U.S.-backed Kurdish militants in Syria overnight - with each side offering vastly different figures on how many fighters were killed.
Despite the brief lull in the fighting for Aleppo, most of the surrounding province has become Syria's hottest theater of combat, showcasing the complexity of the terrain where rival forces are vying for control.
Female fighters in the Syrian civil war are foremost associated with the Kurds, in particular the YPJ division of the Democratic Union Party (PYD)'s armed militias.
By Orkhan Quluzade - Trend: Three mortar shells landed in the territory of Turkish province of Osmaniye, Haber 7 newspaper reported Oct. 19.


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