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  • Suicide bomber blows himself up during Damascus attack

    Syrian soldiers battled a small group of insurgents, including a suicide bomber, who attacked a Syrian military logistics facility in the capital Monday, militants and activists said.
  • $500-million program to train anti-Islamic State fighters appears stalled

    $500-million program to train anti-Islamic State fighters appears stalled
    Eleven months after President Obama announced plans to arm opposition fighters to confront Islamic State militants in war-torn Syria, the $500-million program to train a proxy force has yet to begin, raising questions about its viability and...

    Rebels worry about how to control Islamists if Assad losed northern Syria

    ANTAKYA, Turkey In three years of fighting, rebel commanders had never seen anything like the video that went up on the Internet last week. There was Brig. Gen. Suhail al Hassan, one of President Bashar Assad's favorite commanders, pleading with the...

    Administration worries grow over Saudi campaign in Yemen

    The Obama administration is growing increasingly wary about the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen and how to restore peace to a country wracked by sectarian divisions, endemic poverty and the al-Qaida offshoot posing the greatest threat to the...

    US airstrikes killed Syrian villagers, rights group claims

    ISTANBUL Scores of Arab villagers died in airstrikes Thursday in northeast Syria, and local activists charged Saturday that the U.S.-led coalition was responsible. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britian-based group that monitors violence in...