Erika Solomon

Financial Times

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Erika Solomon is a Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times. She is a former Middle East correspondent for Reuters, based in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Another day brings another fragile ceasefire in Aleppo.

Aleppo evacuation resumes

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Rebel forces in Syria won a rare victory this month by getting some food to 300,000 starving citizens trapped by constant bombing in the city of Aleppo.

The battle over Aleppo brings new pleas for intervention

Rebel forces in Syria won a rare victory this month by getting some food to 300,000 starving citizens trapped by constant bombing in the city of Aleppo.

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For the first time since a brutal civil war first began, troops from a Western-backed foreign nation have arrived in Syria.  They are Kurdish peshmerga from Iraq, coming through Turkey…

Peshmerga Troops Traveling to Kobani

For the first time since a brutal civil war first began, troops from a Western-backed foreign nation have arrived in Syria.  They are Kurdish peshmerga from Iraq, coming through Turkey…

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