Chaos in Syria as alliances shift

October 14, 2019

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Several people are shown sitting on a military truck passing under a large blue road sign overhead.

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters sit on a military truck at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, Oct. 14, 2019.


Khalil Ashawi/Reuters

Northern Syria is in chaos. The situation on the ground is changing quickly, with new coalitions aligning and more groups joining the fight. And, American farmers are getting fed up with being pawns in President Donald Trump's trade wars. Also, a kindergarten in southern Israel was shut down in September after the school was accused of segregating students by race. But for Ethiopian Jews in Israel, it was another painful reminder of the obstacles they face as a minority in the Jewish state.

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