DAMASCUS: A large explosion in the busy center of a rebel-held town near Syria's border with Turkey killed around 20 people and wounded dozens on Saturday, a monitor, local resident, and opposition groups said. The Syrian Observatory for…
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Ruqia Hassan, who studied philosophy at the Aleppo University, was executed in September of last year by Islamic State militants.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat…