Photographs by AP/HASSAN AMMAR
A Syrian man sits on the back of a truck Thursday after retrieving furniture from his destroyed house in the mountain resort town of Zabadani in the Damascus countryside of Syria. Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike hit in the desert near the border with Jordan, though it was unclear whether it struck the Syrian army or just militias allied with the government.
Originally published May 19, 2017 at 03:50a.m., updated May 19, 2017 at 03:50a.m.
A U.S. airstrike struck pro-Syrian government forces that the U.S.-led coalition fighting in Syria said posed a threat to American troops and allied rebels operating near the border with Jordan on Thursday, the first such close confrontation between U.S. forces and fighters backing President Bashar Assad.
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