Northern Star

Freezing weather compounds crisis for displaced in Syria

SARAH EL DEEB and ZEINA KARAM

February 15, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — A military offensive on an opposition-controlled region of northwestern Syria has created one of the worst catastrophes for civilians in the country's long-running war, sending hundreds of thousands of people fleeing, many of them sleeping in open fields and under trees in freezing tempe...