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UN-Backed Report Details 'Ruinous' Effects of Syrian War

A new United Nations-backed report details the economic and societal devastation of the four-year war in Syria, where the violence of a multiparty civil conflict has become further inflamed by a multinational battle against Islamic State militants. The report, released Tuesday, says the war has cost the Syrian economy an estimated $202.6 billion dollars and brought "drastic levels of inequality and inequity" to people across the country who struggle to find food. The result...

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