News Briefs

  5/31/2013, Sivan 22, 5773

American Woman Killed in Syria

The family of an American woman from Michigan said on Thursday that the woman was killed in the ongoing civil war in Syria. An official with the U.S. State Department had said earlier that the United States was looking into a report in the Syrian media that an American woman has been killed in Idlib.

The official noted that the U.S. was being assisted by Czech observers stationed in Syria in order to receive more information.