After Escape From Syria, Another Dangerous Foe: Diabetes
A Neediest Cases beneficiary agency tries to help bridge a health care gap for a young refugee in Jordan, far from home.
U.S. Airstrike Kills More Than 100 Qaeda Fighters in Syria
A flurry of airstrikes illustrates the challenges President Trump faces in carrying out the vow he made in his inaugural address to combat “radical Islamic terrorism.”
Russia Signs Deal for Syria Bases; Turkey Appears to Accept Assad
Russia showed its intent to greatly expand its military presence in Syria, and Turkey seemed to soften its opposition to President Bashar al-Assad.
ISIS Destroys Part of Roman Amphitheater in Palmyra, Syria
Once done for ideological reasons, the destruction of heritage sites is now thought to be a matter of revenge as the militant group loses territory.
Despite Syria Cease-Fire, U.N. Says, Aid Isn’t Reaching Besieged Areas
Armed opposition groups and government forces “are routinely doing what they can, all of them it seems, to avoid us helping women, children, wounded on the other side,” an official said.
Obama’s Stark Options on ISIS: Arm Syrian Kurds or Let Trump Decide
If President Obama chooses to forge closer military ties with the Kurds for an assault on Raqqa, ISIS’ main stronghold, he risks alienating the Turks.
U.S. Commandos Kill Midlevel ISIS Leader in Syria
The mission’s purpose was to capture and interrogate the leader, but a firefight broke out when the commandos intercepted his vehicle, an official said.
Airstrikes by Russia Buttress Turkey in Battle vs. ISIS
The deepening partnership between Russia and Turkey could marginalize the United States in the struggle to shape Syria’s future.
Bomb in Syria Kills Dozens
A bomb killed dozens of people outside a courthouse and security headquarters operated by opposition fighters in Azaz, Syria, on Saturday.
Truck Bomb in Rebel-Held Syrian Town Kills Dozens
The explosion occurred outside a courthouse and security headquarters operated by the opposition fighters who control the town, Azaz, along the Turkish border.
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