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

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A glimmer of hope for thousands of lives in Aleppo.

Ceasefire announced for 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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