The spy agency also raised the alarm about foreign fighters returning from Syria and Iraq in the coming years as it argued the case for expanded powers to forcibly question terrorists and foreign spies.
Anthony Galloway. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 29 May 2020 19:03:05 +1000.
US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle warplanes stopped off at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk on Wednesday after flying missions over Syria and Iraq. The planes were likely involved in raid on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Daily Mail. Fri, 29 May 2020 06:27:51 +0100.
Syria said on Monday it would lift an overnight curfew starting Tuesday and allow movement between governorates, easing coronavirus lockdown measures even as the health ministry reported the largest single-day increase in cases.
Reuters. Mon, 25 May 2020 16:58:58 -0400.
Iran is building a new tunnel at the Imam Ali military base in Eastern Syria capable of storing advanced weapons systems, according to satellite images and analysis obtained by Fox News.
Trey Yingst Yonat Friling. Fox News. Wed, 13 May 2020 14:52:31 GMT.
Amnesty International says it has documented 18 attacks in northwest Syria carried out by Syrian government and Russian forces over the past year that amounted to war crimes.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 11 May 2020 05:32:33 +0000.
Human rights group say there have been 'serious violations of international humanitarian law'
Zoe Tidman. The Independent. Mon, 11 May 2020 05:09:35 GMT.
Facts About Syria
The Syrian Arab Republic, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
a head of state and government plus one legislative house.
Its capital city is Damascus, and its currency is the Syrian Pound.
The primary language used in Syria is Arabic, and in 2007,
Syria's estimated population was 19,048,000. Approximately 75% of
Syrians are Arab, 7% are Bedouin Arab, 7% are Kurdish, and 11% are other ethnicities.