World update: August 23 2019

Stories from Iran, Kashmir, and more

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

The Syrian military reportedly took control of the remaining rebel pocket in northern Hama province on Friday. They had surrounded an area containing several rebel-controlled towns and villages in northern Hama when they seized the town of Khan Shaykhun in southern Idlib province earlier this week. The rebel forces in northern Hama mostl…

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