THE LATEST: WFP SENDS RELIEF TO SYRIA'S DEIR EL-ZOUR BY LAND

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria's (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The U.N.'s World Food Program is halting its air drops to Deir El Zour after five of its trucks were able to reach the city with food relief. The convoy, carrying enough wheat to feed 70,000 people, was the first from the WFP to reach the city in over three years, it said in a statement Sunday. With the city besieged by militants from the Islamic State grou...

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