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Hassan al Kontar has been stuck in diplomatic limbo at the Kuala Lumpur airport for nearly two months.

A Syrian man who has been trapped in an airport for two months explains how he survives day-to-day

Hassan al-Kontar's newfound residence at Kuala Lumpur's airport has been brought on by many years of struggling to secure a better life abroad as a Syrian citizen. He told Business Insider that his story is not just about him, but also about the plight of millions of Syrian asylum seekers worldwide.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley holds photographs of victims during a meeting at the United Nations Security Council on Syria at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Nikki Haley says Russia’s hands are ‘covered in the blood of Syrian children’ after alleged chemical attack

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley came out swinging against the Russian delegation at an emergency UNSC meeting on Monday.
Screenshot of Russian soldiers in the Syrian desert.

Russia is using mercenaries to make it look like it’s losing fewer troops in Syria

More than 100 Russian mercenaries reportedly died when trying to attack a US-backed Kurdish position after US personnel called in airstrikes.
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2 Russian military personnel were killed in the mortar attack at a Syrian air base that reportedly destroyed 7 Russian jets

The Russian Ministry of Defense admitted that a mortar attack on its airbase in Syria had killed two "military personnel," but said no jets were destroyed.

This photo says it all about Russia’s involvement in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made an unannounced visit to Russia to meet with Vladimir Putin.

Sean Spicer: Trump’s stance on refugee admission has not changed after Syrian chemical attack

Spicer said that although the president was "touched" by images of the attack, his first priority was American security.

Bill Maher unloads on cable newscasters for praising Trump’s strike on Syria

"Cable news loves it when they show footage of destroyers firing cruise missiles at night. It's America's money shot."

Thousands are following a 7-year-old-girl on Twitter for insights into Assad’s brutal bombardment of Aleppo

Bana Alabed and her mother are tweeting live updates from east Aleppo, a hotbed of conflict in Syria.

‘It’s easy to lose your mind here’: A Syrian from Aleppo explains how he survives amid food shortages and airstrikes

Learning how to survive on practically no food, no electricity, and surrounded by snipers is a necessary part of daily life for those still inside Aleppo.