This photo released on Sept. 10 by the Syrian Civil Defense group, known as the White Helmets, shows smoke rising from an airstrike, in Hobeit village, near Idlib, Syria.
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In the air campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies against Yemen's Shiite rebels, rights experts say there has been a pattern by the Saudi-led coalition of failing to distinguish between civilian and military targets and disregarding the likelihood of civilian casualties.
Mohammad Alahmad, a Syrian academic, speaks at a New University in Exile Consortium event last week. Alahmad continued teaching at Raqqa University until ISIS shut down the school. "I decided to stay to help students," he said, "to continue teaching as much as we can." He and his family left Syria after the university was shut down.
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