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Lion Rescued From Syrian Aleppo Gives Birth In Jordan

According to Agence France-Presse, a charity has successfully transferred 13 animals to a new home in Jordan via Turkey from a neglected Syrian zoo. A lioness who was among the rescued animals gave birth to a healthy cub just hours after arriving.

Clooney Foundation To Open Schools for Syrian Refugees

The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee children in Lebanon, according to USA Today. George Clooney and his wife, British human-rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, who

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

The White House said the activities were similar to those made before a suspected chemical attack in April, according to the BBC. Dozens died in the attack in April which prompted President Trump to order a strike against a Syrian air base. The

Polio paralyses 17 children in Syria

Earlier this month, the agency reported two polio cases in the Mayadin area of Deir al-Zour province, much of which is controlled by so-called Islamic State, according to the BBC. Fourteen new cases have now been confirmed in the same area, while

Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after U.S. downing of Syrian jet

"As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased," Australia's Department of Defence said in a statement, according to Reuters. Russia said on Monday it would treat U.S.-led coalition aircraft flying west of the River

Syria conflict: Russia issues warning after US coalition downs jet

The coalition said the Syrian Su-22 had bombed US-backed fighters battling so-called Islamic State in Raqqa province, according to the BBC. Russia, the Syrian government's main ally, also said it was halting communications with the US aimed at preventing such incidents. The White

Islamic State says it beheads Russian officer in Syria: SITE

Islamic State has issued a video showing the beheading of a man it described as a Russian intelligence officer captured in Syria. The Russian defense ministry denied any Russian serviceman had been captured and killed by Islamic State in Syria, according to

Syria refugees in Canada name their baby Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wasn't there to greet them at the airport, as he did with other Syrian refugees. But the couple felt they had to give their thanks to him in some way - so have named their newborn son after

Syria bus convoy bomb attack killed at least 126: Observatory

Syrian rescue workers of the Civil Defense said that they had taken away at least 100 bodies from the site of Saturday's blast, which hit buses carrying Shi'ite residents as they waited to cross from rebel into government territory in an evacuation

Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy returns as Sean Spicer, Alec Baldwin reprises Donald Trump

In one sketch, McCarthy's easily agitated Spicer holds one of his infamous press briefings dressed as the Easter Bunny, Joinfo.com reports with reference to ABC News. The sketch pokes fun at Spicer's controversial comments this past week comparing Syrian dictator Bashar