World update: October 21 2019

Stories from Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Canada, and more

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

US forces continued their withdrawal from northeast Syria on Monday to what I think we can say was broad acclaim. The predominantly Kurdish residents of Qamishli, for example, expressed their deep gratitude to the Americans by throwing fruits and vegetables at them as they rolled through town, undoubtedly to make sure they had some healt…

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