Middle East

Airdrops to Syria’s besieged ‘too risky’

A Russian air force cargo plane drops off humanitarian aid in the region around the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, which is besieged by Daesh militants, according to Russia's Defense Ministry, in this still image taken from video footage released by the ministry on January 15, 2016. REUTERS/Russian Defense Ministry/Handout

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 23, 2016, on page 8.




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