Iranian American journalist and writer Azadeh Moaveni spoke with Marco Werman about why the term "ISIS brides" is problematic and shares her perspective on the much bigger role that women have had in militant Islamic groups.
A recent government offensive shut down smuggling tunnels rebels used to bring in supplies to besieged Eastern Ghouta. With nearly 300,000 people reportedly on the brink of famine, only a pair of businessmen can provide supplies. But they aren’t cheap.
The chemical weapons inspectors now working in Syria say the government of Bashar al-Assad is cooperating. But that’s cold comfort to residents in the Damascus neighborhood of Zamalka, where there are endless blocks of fallen concrete and twisted metal, buildings that are sliced in half and remnants of lives that used to be.
Syria's regime is putting the squeeze on the rebel-held communities that ring the capital city Damascus, preventing people and supplies from getting in or out. Wall Street Journal correspondent Sam Dagher describes what it is like in those neighborhoods.