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  • Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:31:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:33:57 GMT
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.
  • Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

    Iraqi, Syrian guides bring views to Philadelphia museum

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:41:38 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:05:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this April 26, 2018 photo, Moumena Saradar, left, originally from Syria, guides visitors through the Middle East gallery at Penn Museum, in Philadelphia. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropol...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this April 26, 2018 photo, Moumena Saradar, left, originally from Syria, guides visitors through the Middle East gallery at Penn Museum, in Philadelphia. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropol...
    Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at a museum in Philadelphia.
    Three Iraqi natives and a Syrian woman have been enlisted as guides to share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to new Middle Eastern galleries at a museum in Philadelphia.
  • US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:21:26 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:53:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...

    The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months.

    The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months.

  • Reports: IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

    Reports: IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:31:16 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:51:51 GMT
    A Syrian war monitoring group says a cease-fire between government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours, and that some of the fighters have been allowed...
    A Syrian war monitoring group says a cease-fire between government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours, and that some of the fighters have been allowed to leave.
  • Watchdog: Chlorine used in Syrian town of Saraqeb

    Watchdog: Chlorine used in Syrian town of Saraqeb

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:58 AM EDT2018-05-16 08:58:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-05-17 07:21:46 GMT
    The international chemical weapons watchdog says that chlorine was likely used as a weapon during fighting in the Syrian town of Saraqib in early February, the latest report of poison gas being unleashed in Syria's...
    The international chemical weapons watchdog says that chlorine was likely used as a weapon during fighting in the Syrian town of Saraqib in early February, the latest report of poison gas being unleashed in Syria's civil war.
  • Monitor: 42 killed by Israeli strikes in Syria this week

    Monitor: 42 killed by Israeli strikes in Syria this week

    Saturday, May 12 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-05-12 09:22:30 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-05-12 15:36:10 GMT
    A Syrian war monitor says a wave of Israeli strikes on suspected military positions in Syria this week killed 42 people.
    A Syrian war monitor says a wave of Israeli strikes on suspected military positions in Syria this week killed 42 people.
  • Israel, Iran engage in most serious confrontation in Syria

    Israel, Iran engage in most serious confrontation in Syria

    Thursday, May 10 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-05-10 05:04:53 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-11 05:23:42 GMT
    (SANA via AP). This photo released on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows flames rising after an attack in an area known to have numerous Syrian army military bases, in Kisweh, south of Damascus, Syria. Syrian state-r...(SANA via AP). This photo released on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows flames rising after an attack in an area known to have numerous Syrian army military bases, in Kisweh, south of Damascus, Syria. Syrian state-r...

    The Israeli military says it attacked dozens of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date.

    The Israeli military says it attacked dozens of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date.

  • The Latest: Israel says it struck Iranian targets in Syria

    The Latest: Israel says it struck Iranian targets in Syria

    Thursday, May 10 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-10 04:21:26 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-05-10 09:03:05 GMT
    (SANA via AP). This photo released on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows flames rising after an attack in an area known to have numerous Syrian army military bases, in Kisweh, south of Damascus, Syria. Syrian state-r...(SANA via AP). This photo released on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows flames rising after an attack in an area known to have numerous Syrian army military bases, in Kisweh, south of Damascus, Syria. Syrian state-r...
    The Israeli military says it struck dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria overnight in response to what it says was Iranian rocket fire at Israeli military positions in the Golan Heights.
    The Israeli military says it struck dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria overnight in response to what it says was Iranian rocket fire at Israeli military positions in the Golan Heights.
  • Israel accuses Iranian forces of rocket attack on Golan

    Israel accuses Iranian forces of rocket attack on Golan

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-05-09 07:31:08 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-05-10 05:21:49 GMT
    (SANA via AP). This photo released on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows flames rising after an attack in an area known to have numerous Syrian army military bases, in Kisweh, south of Damascus, Syria. Syrian state-r...(SANA via AP). This photo released on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows flames rising after an attack in an area known to have numerous Syrian army military bases, in Kisweh, south of Damascus, Syria. Syrian state-r...

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has left for Moscow, where he and President Vladimir Putin will discuss military coordination amid new strikes in Syria blamed on Israel.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has left for Moscow, where he and President Vladimir Putin will discuss military coordination amid new strikes in Syria blamed on Israel.

  • Syrian media report Israeli attack near capital Damascus

    Syrian media report Israeli attack near capital Damascus

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-08 20:32:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 9 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-05-09 06:04:45 GMT
    Syrian state-run media is reporting an Israeli attack near the capital Damascus, saying Syrian air defenses shot down two missiles. (Source: Associated Press)Syrian state-run media is reporting an Israeli attack near the capital Damascus, saying Syrian air defenses shot down two missiles. (Source: Associated Press)

    Syrian state-run media is reporting an Israeli attack near the capital Damascus, saying Syrian air defenses shot down two missiles.

    Syrian state-run media is reporting an Israeli attack near the capital Damascus, saying Syrian air defenses shot down two missiles.

  • Special Report

    Syrian Refugee Refusals

    Syrian Refugee Refusals

    Tuesday, November 17 2015 1:23 PM EST2015-11-17 18:23:07 GMT
    Thursday, November 19 2015 4:33 PM EST2015-11-19 21:33:31 GMT
    Ongoing coverage of the growing concern by states for admitting Syrian refugees to the U.S.

    Ongoing coverage of the growing concern by states for admitting Syrian refugees to the U.S.

  • State Department releases official numbers on Syrian refugees in La., US

    State Department releases official numbers on Syrian refugees in La., US

    Catholic Charities has targeted services for helping refugees. (FOX 8 Photo)Catholic Charities has targeted services for helping refugees. (FOX 8 Photo)
    After rumors flew that thousands of Syrian refugees landed in New Orleans Friday night, the US State Department set the record straight.
    After rumors flew that thousands of Syrian refugees landed in New Orleans Friday night, the US State Department set the record straight.
  • ISIS claims attack on Egyptian Navy ship

    ISIS claims attack on Egyptian Navy ship

    Thursday, July 16 2015 11:45 PM EDT2015-07-17 03:45:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 16 2015 11:54 PM EDT2015-07-17 03:54:56 GMT
    An ISIS-affiliated group in the Sinai claimed it targeted the ship using a "guided missile" and released several photos of the alleged attack.  
    An ISIS-affiliated group in the Sinai claimed it targeted the ship using a "guided missile" and released several photos of the alleged attack.  
  • Nimble ISIS can be defeated, Obama says

    Nimble ISIS can be defeated, Obama says

    Monday, July 6 2015 10:02 PM EDT2015-07-07 02:02:07 GMT
    Monday, July 6 2015 10:12 PM EDT2015-07-07 02:12:52 GMT
    Obama says beating ISIS is a long-term effort, but can be accomplished.   
    Obama says beating ISIS is a long-term effort, but can be accomplished.   
  • Australian teen may have carried out suicide bombing for ISIS

    Australian teen may have carried out suicide bombing for ISIS

    Thursday, March 12 2015 4:03 PM EDT2015-03-12 20:03:14 GMT
    Thursday, March 12 2015 5:54 PM EDT2015-03-12 21:54:08 GMT

     Australian teenager, Jake Bilardi left home to fight for ISIS and has now reportedly died carrying out a suicide bombing in Iraq.

     Australian teenager, Jake Bilardi left home to fight for ISIS and has now reportedly died carrying out a suicide bombing in Iraq.

  • Living in ISIS capital a cycle of torment, activist says

    Living in ISIS capital a cycle of torment, activist says

    Tuesday, December 9 2014 6:28 PM EST2014-12-09 23:28:11 GMT
    Tuesday, December 9 2014 6:55 PM EST2014-12-09 23:55:57 GMT
    Life in the ISIS capital is not as portrayed in terrorist propaganda, activists say. 
    Life in the ISIS capital is not as portrayed in terrorist propaganda, activists say. 
  • Pope visits Turkey on doorstep of Middle East chaos

    Pope visits Turkey on doorstep of Middle East chaos

    Friday, November 28 2014 12:12 AM EST2014-11-28 05:12:10 GMT
    Friday, November 28 2014 12:41 AM EST2014-11-28 05:41:05 GMT
    Christians and Muslims alike have fled war and terror into Turkey where Pope Francis will visit.  
    Christians and Muslims alike have fled war and terror into Turkey where Pope Francis will visit.  
  • Kerry says US strategy to fight ISIS working

    Kerry says US strategy to fight ISIS working

    Tuesday, November 18 2014 2:33 AM EST2014-11-18 07:33:51 GMT
    Tuesday, November 18 2014 2:35 AM EST2014-11-18 07:35:02 GMT
    Secretary of State John Kerry outlined what he says is America's successful strategy to beat ISIS. 
    Secretary of State John Kerry outlined what he says is America's successful strategy to beat ISIS. 
  • Beheading leads to more talk of ground troops in Iraq

    Beheading leads to more talk of ground troops in Iraq

    Monday, November 17 2014 3:02 AM EST2014-11-17 08:02:34 GMT
    Monday, November 17 2014 3:12 AM EST2014-11-17 08:12:02 GMT
    ISIS video on beheading differed from earlier execution releases. 
    ISIS video on beheading differed from earlier execution releases. 
  • More fighters arriving in Kobani to battle ISIS terrorists

    More fighters arriving in Kobani to battle ISIS terrorists

    Thursday, October 30 2014 1:31 AM EDT2014-10-30 05:31:58 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-10-30 06:08:28 GMT

    Syrian Kurds in Kobani are getting weapons and fresh fighters in their battle with ISIS.  

    Syrian Kurds in Kobani are getting weapons and fresh fighters in their battle with ISIS.  

  • Another hostage beheaded by ISIS in new video

    Another hostage beheaded by ISIS in new video

    Saturday, September 13 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-13 22:54:58 GMT
    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-09-14 00:09:07 GMT
    The family of British aid worker David Haines pleaded for his life earlier Saturday. Just hours later, his death became public. 
    The family of British aid worker David Haines pleaded for his life earlier Saturday. Just hours later, his death became public. 
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

    Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:13:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:46:21 GMT
    A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to Loch Ness next month, where they will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there. (Source: cezzie901/Flickr)A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to Loch Ness next month, where they will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there. (Source: cezzie901/Flickr)

    A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to Loch Ness next month, where they will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there.

    A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to Loch Ness next month, where they will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there.

  • Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

    Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:42:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:45 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:45:41 GMT
    In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer.
    In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer.
  • Red Cross: Over 2,000 attacks on health care in conflict

    Red Cross: Over 2,000 attacks on health care in conflict

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:12:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:45 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:45:39 GMT
    The Red Cross says there have been 1,200 incidents of violence against hospitals and medical personnel in 16 countries in the two years since the U.N. adopted a resolution demanding combatants protect staff and...
    The Red Cross says there have been 1,200 incidents of violence against hospitals and medical personnel in 16 countries in the two years since the U.N. adopted a resolution demanding combatants protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick.
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