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Syria issues travel ban on U.S. missiles

DAMASCUS, SYRIA — Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad ordered the immediate closure of all Syrian airports and airfields to U.S. missiles today, fulfilling a threat he issued after U.S. missile strikes on the country. In a ceremony at the…

Syria unveils its March Sadness Bracket

RAQQA, Syria — It's March in Syria, and according to reporters on the ground, the air is palpable with exactly two things: The blast waves from 500-pound bombs, and the anticipation of Syria's unveiling of its annual "March Sadness"…

B-52s back on tour and ‘playing the classics’

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — With more than 60 years as a bomber, the Air Force's B-52s are gearing up to begin touring once again, with many dates already planned this summer in Iraq and Syria. The B-52s have been performing since the 1950s…

Lorax Shot In The Thorax

DAMASCUS, Syria— At the far end of Damascus where blood rivers run red and the streets are all filled with remains of the dead, once lived the Lorax. The Lorax was peaceful, performing his trade. From truffula trees woven baskets he made.…