Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
The Arab League is preparing to send more monitors into Syria to observe the situation on the ground. But opposition activists are suggesting that the observers who are currently in the country aren’t getting a full picture of the violence between government forces and opponents.
The BBC’s Paul Wood met with Syrian civilians injured in fighting in recent days who have been smuggled across the border to northern Lebanon.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.