Here's What To Know About The Trump-Putin Syria Cease-Fire
President Trump is touting a newly brokered cease-fire in southwest Syria as a major foreign policy win for his White House. After years of failed peace attempts under the Obama administration, Trump has boldly speculated that the new truce could mark ...
Air strikes hit Syria's Raqqa as ISIL defend stronghold
Heavy bombardment and fierce fighting continue to shake the Syrian city of Raqqa, as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group defend their stronghold from advancing US-backed forces. Bursts of gunfire and artillery as ...
US-backed forces battle IS in heart of Syria's Raqqa
Dozens of US civilians are in Syria fighting against ISIS
Full map of battle for central Syria
Former Netanyahu adviser: Syria cease fire could make Israel-Iran war 'inevitable'
Iran is trying to build "an air base in Syria" and provide additional weaponry to terrorists in Lebanon in an apparent effort to threaten Israel from two directions, according to the Netanyahu ally. This fear has been brewing in U.S. and Israeli ...
To undercut Iran, Russians pressure Assad to cut Syria's longtime ties to Hezbollah
Russia Responds to Netanyahu's Criticism of Syrian Cease-fire: We'll Address Israel's Security Concerns
'Israel may need to take out Iranian bases in Syria'
Iran foreign minister distances himself from US citizen's espionage sentencing, 'doubts' Syria used chemical weapons
Zarif also expressed his skepticism that the Syrian regime, led by embattled President Bashar al-Assad, had used chemical weapons in the country's northwestern rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in April this year, despite certainty from U.S officials ...
Turkish-backed forces clash with Kurdish fighters in northwest Syria: monitors
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkish-backed rebels clashed with Kurdish fighters from a U.S.-backed alliance in northwestern Syria on Monday in escalating violence between the two sides, officials and a monitoring group said. The clashes took place around the ...
Turkish-YPG clashes rage around critical sites in northern Syria
Syria says shells hit Russian embassy compound
BEIRUT – Shells hit the Syrian capital of Damascus Sunday wounding seven while two of the projectiles hit the Russian embassy and a nearby area causing material damage, state media said. State news agency SANA said two shells were fired at the ...
Mortar Shells Hit Russian Embassy In Damascus, Syria Says
Shells hit Russian embassy compound in Syria
For the US and Russia, True Progress in Syria Is Still a Distant Prospect
The cease-fire agreement in Syria between the United States and Russia marks a new level of cooperation for the two countries. Washington hopes to use the deal as a springboard for negotiations with Moscow to settle the Syrian conflict. But an end to ...
Experts: US support key to murky futures in Iraq, Syria
Syrian cease-fire a delicate balance of vastly different goals
Syria talks conclude in Geneva with no breakthrough
UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Friday the Syrian government has not budged in its unwillingness to discuss political transition at the talks in Geneva while President Bashar al-Assad's representatives have pursued an almost incessant theme ...
Russia sees growing acceptance of Assad as key to Syria talks
Syria talks end with 'incremental progress' but 'no breakthrough' – UN envoy
Syria talks: 'no breakthrough, no breakdown'
The Seattle Times
US-Syrian woman keeps school going in al-Qaida-run region
The Seattle Times
In this March 13, 2017 photo, Syrian-American Rania Kisar, talks to The Associated Press, in Istanbul, Turkey. Running a school in the Idlib province in northwest Syria, controlled by Syria's al-Qaida affiliate, Kisar has... (AP Photo/Sam McNeil) More ...
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For Syrian Actors, a Maddening Road to America - The New York ...
New York Times
The cast and crew of a Syrian play to be performed at Lincoln Center are scattered across the world, so just getting to the United States was a dramatic ordeal.