World update: May 1-3 2019

Stories from Syria, Yemen, Iran, North Korea, and more

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

According to Syrian rebels and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, pro-government forces attempted a ground attack against the rebel-held part of Hama province on Friday but the rebel defenders were able to drive them off. If these reports are true, it would be the first Syrian government ground assault on the rebel-controlled encla…

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