Stories about Syria

Foreign Correspondent: A New Arab Spring in Lebanon and Iraq

Once again, people in the Middle East want democratic reforms and an end to corruption and foreign domination

Special report: Bay Area academics visit Kurds in Northern Syria

Expedition connected with Rojava citizens in months before Turkey's devastating invasion. Exclusive photos by Beth LaBerge

Foreign Correspondent: Trump dumps Kurds as the empire crumbles

In less than two weeks, The Donald has created an entirely avoidable international crisis.

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more

Foreign correspondent: Turkey plans attack on Syrian Kurds

A "voluntary" resettlement plan isn't working out very well.

Cascade of flicks, star-power coming to Mill Valley Film Fest

Alfre Woodard, Laura Dern, Robert Pattinson, Kristin Stewart, Adam Driver, Michael Apted, Barbara Rush... oh, and some features, too.

Foreign Correspondent: Trump’s piracy on the high seas

After creating a crisis in relations with Iran, the US is now becoming a high-tech Blackbeard

Elizabeth Warren on war and peace

The progressive candidate's foreign policy is mixed -- but evolving.

Screen Grabs: A gripping dispatch from the heart of Aleppo

Cannes-winner For Sama will shake you. Plus: David Crosby, Queen of Diamonds, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Neon Slime Mixtape ...

The ‘Trump Doctrine’ is sinking fast

The Iranian government saw the President’s vacillation as a sign of weakness, one journalist tells me, ''Iran was ready to retaliate on an unbelievable scale.”