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    Syrian Family Reunites In U.S. After 2 Years Apart
    Feb04

    Syrian Family Reunites In U.S. After 2 Years Apart

    A Syrian refugee and her two children successfully made it into the U.S. this week against all odds ― namely the executive order that President Donald Trump signed last week to halt the arrival of refugees for 120 days.Fadi Kassar and his family fled Syria for Jordan several years ago. Kassar was able to move to Milford, Connecticut, at the end...

    New Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 33 Dead
    Feb04

    New Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 33 Dead

    International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy artillery and rocket barrages continued to pummel residential areas. At least 33 people including civilians have been killed and several dozen injured in fighting this week in eastern Ukraine between government forces and...

    ‘What kind of life is this?’: Visiting residents of eastern Ukrainian town in their artillery-blasted homes
    Feb04
    ‘What kind of life is this?’: Visiting residents of eastern Ukrainian town in their artillery-blasted homes
    Feb04
    Residents Take Cover as Ukraine Border Battles Reignite Conflict
    Feb04

    Residents Take Cover as Ukraine Border Battles Reignite Conflict

    Humanitarian conditions deteriorated in eastern Ukraine as fighting flared between the military and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    Weekend Roundup: When Leaders Disinhibit Acting Out Hate
    Feb03

    Weekend Roundup: When Leaders Disinhibit Acting Out Hate

    Is an executive order in a secular state like a fatwa in an Islamic theocracy? Of course it is not in the sense that a fatwa, or clerical decree on a given subject, is the last word while a directive from the top in a secular democracy is only the first word. It must stand up to the laws and the Constitution, not to speak of citizen protests. But...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    At least four Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian have been killed in the last 24 hours, a military spokesman said Friday, as shelling intensified along the front line in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Monitors urge calm as Ukraine sees worst fighting since 2015
    Feb03

    Monitors urge calm as Ukraine sees worst fighting since 2015

    At least 33 people including civilians have been killed …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Rockets, artillery hit eastern Ukraine as fighting escalates; 33 dead this week
    Feb03

    Rockets, artillery hit eastern Ukraine as fighting escalates; 33 dead this week

    International monitors are urging the fighting to stop as government forces and Russia-backed separatists continue to clash. …read more Source: Toronto...

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine

    By Christian Borys, Special To The Washington Post AVDIIVKA, Ukraine – From the center of this beleaguered eastern Ukrainian town, air bursts from exploding shells could be seen just a few hundred yards away Friday, and the sound of intense outgoing and incoming rounds echoed from several directions. “This is the worst fighting we’ve seen...