This week, Shiite Kuwaiti MPs caused a scandal by boycotting parliament after the arrest of Shiites involved in a terrorist cell, and due to a ...
The air strike killed dozens as U.N. envoy visited damascus to advance preparations for peace talks
Russian warplanes have been conducting air strikes in Syria since September 30 against ISIS
Lebanese security officials say masked gunmen have shot and killed a police intelligence officer and wounded his wife
Since the start of October, the Russians have become a driving force in battles in Syria and the wider region. Before that, they had been playing an ...
ISIS and its rival Al-Nusra Front will reportedly quit the districts of Qadam, Hajar al-Aswad and camp of Yarmuk
Reporters Without Borders said an armed group holding journalist Yasuda Jumpei hostage had started a countdown for an unspecified ransom to be paid
Federal authorities have arrested more than 70 people since 2014 for planning to aid ISIS
The organization has actively spread fierce propaganda against Saudi Arabia and its monarchy, urging people to rebel against it
About 750 people had left including fighters from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front and those linked with ISIS
A few weeks ago, PBS correspondent Martin Smith visited Syria to report on government-controlled areas. He produced a documentary which shows life ...
Some media reports said that Iran recently offered to “host” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad – that is, to grant him asylum, and ...
The release of the servicemen captivated by Al-Nusra Front raised the joy of their families, but also revealed a new reality. The Secretary General ...
The released is under a Qatari-mediated deal, in addition to 13 Islamist prisoners including Baghdad’s ex-wife Saja al-Dulaimi
It's been a bad time for Russia after two of its jets have been downed. The first was a passenger plane downed in Egypt's Sinai, the second was a ...
Al-Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, has held 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen hostage for more than a year
When I visited Syria in 2013 for a report for the U.S. Army War College on the Resurgence of al-Qaeda in Syria and Iraq, ISIS was one of the new ...
Several areas of the town were hit and rescue operations are under way with several critically wounded
Syria’s opposition leader criticizes Russia after his group included more Alawites in a new political coalition
Abu Ali al-Baridi, head of Al-Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade and nicknamed ‘The Uncle’, was killed in a suicide attack by al-Nusra Front
Five soldiers were wounded in an explosion in the eastern Lebanese border town of Arsal security sources said
The source said it was unclear which group the militants belonged to
Russia claims to target ISIS and other “terrorist” groups, while the U.S. believes moderate anti-Assad rebels are thier main aim instead.
Head of Al-Nusra Front Abu Mohamed al-Golani said he would pay ‘three million euros ($3.4 million) for anyone who can kill Bashar al-Assad’
Another top Russian official said Moscow would consider strikes against ISIS in Iraq if it received such request from Baghdad
A U.S. military spokesman said trained Syrian rebels gave equipment to the al Qaeda-linked group in exchange for safe passage
The program to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to fight ISIS originally aimed to ready around 5,400 vetted fighters a year for three years
The new U.S.-trainees are likely meant to intensify military pressure on Raqqa, the self-declared capital of the so-called caliphate of ISIS
Ahrar al-Sham plays down any commitment to global jihad and emphasises its national credentials as a Syrian movement that respects the country’s borders
Al-Qaeda’s Syria affiliate and its Islamist allies executed the troops at a military airport earlier this week
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