World update: November 4 2019

Stories from Iran, South Korea, and more

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

Via the New Arab, local media in eastern Syria is reporting that at least 15 people, a mix of Syrian Democratic Forces- and Syrian government-aligned fighters, were killed overnight in a series of incidents traceable to the Islamic State. One incident involved a landmine that was likely placed by IS before its caliphate collapsed, but se…

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