World update: February 12 2020

Stories from Syria, Somalia, El Salvador, and more

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

The details are sketchy but it appears there was a firefight in northeastern Syria on Wednesday between US forces and either a pro-government militia (the US version) or a local posse (the version being reported by Syrian state media) in which at least one person was killed. It looks like the militia/posse attempted to interdict a US pat…

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