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Daily News Roundup

The Early Edition: September 28, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

SYRIA

Syrian government troops made advances in the center of besieged Aleppo yesterday as aerial bombardments by the Assad regime and its ally Russia continued for a fifth day, Hwaida Saad reports at the New York Times.…   continue »

The Early Edition: September 27, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

SYRIA

The Assad regime and Russia intensively bombarded the Syrian city of Aleppo for the fourth day in a row yesterday, while Moscow and the Syrian Government appeared to harden their position that the US and its partners caused the US-Russia-brokered ceasefire to disintegrate last week, the New York Times’ Rick Gladstone and Somini Sengupta report.…   continue »

The Early Edition: September 26, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. 

SYRIA

The emergency session of the UN Security Council on Syria ended last night with no action taken, reports the AP.…   continue »

The Early Edition: September 22, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

SYRIA

The US airstrikes on Syrian troops were “definitely intentional,” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told the AP, and the US is to blame for the collapse of the cease-fire brokered with Russia.  continue »

The Early Edition: September 21, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

Russia was responsible for the bombing of an aid convoy heading for a town near Aleppo, Syria, US officials said yesterday.…   continue »

The Early Edition: September 20, 2016

Before the start of businessJust Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

The Syrian army declared that the seven day ceasefire near Aleppo was over and immediately began intensive airstrikes in rebel-held parts of the city, Anne Barnard and Michael R.…   continue »

The Early Edition: September 19, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

Syria’s fragile ceasefire threatened to unravel Sunday with the first aerial attacks on rebel-held parts of Aleppo and a nearby village amid rising tensions between the US and Russia as a result of an airstrike by the US-led coalition Saturday that killed dozens of Syrian soldiers, Bassem Mroue reports at the AP.…   continue »

The Early Edition: September 16, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

The US and Russia are accusing each other of violating the ceasefire in Syria after at least 23 people were killed in airstrikes in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor yesterday, reports CNN’s Joshua Berlinger and Tim Hume.…   continue »

The Early Edition: September 15, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

Syria government forces and rebels had still not withdrawn from a road to be used to deliver aid to the besieged city of Aleppo this morning, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.…   continue »