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.

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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

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