THE LATEST: US CONDEMNS KILLING OF 7 WHITE HELMETS IN SYRIA

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The U.S. State Department says it is "saddened and horrified" by the news of the killing of seven Syrian first responders in their base in the country's rebel-held Idlib Province. Spokesman Heather Nauert condemned the killings in a statement released Sunday. The Syrian Civil Defense, popularly known as the White Helmets, has been applauded glo...

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Syria: Syria , officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south and Israel to the southwest. A country of fertile plains, high mountains and deserts, it is home to diverse e
- Syria Wikipedia
Sunday: Sunday is the day of the week between Saturday and Monday. For some Christians, Sunday is observed as a day for worship of God and rest, due to the belief that it is Lord's Day, the day of Christ's resurrection.
Defense: Defense or defence may refer to:
Spokesman: A spokesperson or spokesman or spokeswoman is someone engaged or elected to speak on behalf of others.
Province: A province is a territorial unit, almost always an administrative division, within a country or state.
Syrian: Islam, mostly Sunni, and a minority of Shi'as and AlawitesChristianity, mostly Greek Orthodox and Greek CatholicDruze
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Idlib: Idlib is a city in northwestern Syria, capital of the Idlib Governorate, and 59 kilometers west of Aleppo. It has an elevation of nearly 500 meters above sea level. In the 2004 census by the Central Bureau of Statistics, Idlib had a population of 98,791 . The inhabitants are overwhelmingly Sunni