Liz Sly

Washington Post

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Liz Sly is the Beirut Bureau Chief and former Baghdad Bureau Chief, for the Washington Post. She is a former Baghdad correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.

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With the backing of American power, Kurdish and Arab forces may have destroyed the city of Raqqa -- in order to save it.

US backed militias defeat ISIS in its Syrian capital of Raqqa

With the backing of American power, Kurdish and Arab forces may have destroyed the city of Raqqa -- in order to save it.

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A glimmer of hope for thousands of lives in Aleppo.

Ceasefire announced for Aleppo

A glimmer of hope for thousands of lives in Aleppo.

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In Iraq, a long-awaited offensive has begun—to take back the northern city of Mosul from the4 Islamic State.  Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called on residents to cooperate with…

The Mosul offensive begins

In Iraq, a long-awaited offensive has begun—to take back the northern city of Mosul from the4 Islamic State.  Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called on residents to cooperate with…

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John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

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Writer/Director Judd Apatow has focussed his career on making comedy -- and drama -- people who, when forced to make a choice between adulthood and remaining a kid, put it off.

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Today the FBI arrested LA City Councilman Jose Huizar. Huizar chaired the powerful Planning and Land Use Committee. In a press conference today, U.S.

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Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.

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The funeral for Robert Fuller was today at a church in Palmdale. Fuller was found hanging from a tree across the street from Palmdale City Hall on June 10.

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