RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Syria

A collection of news and information related to Syria published by this site and its partners.

Top Syria Articles

Displaying items 122-132
  • In midst of fighting in Iraq and Syria, Baltimore aid groups provide humanitarian relief

    In midst of fighting in Iraq and Syria, Baltimore aid groups provide humanitarian relief
    The small concrete buildings that huddle in half-built villages across Kurdistan aren't much. Single-story, with no doors or windows to cover the holes in the walls. But for religious minorities fleeing Islamic State fighters, the buildings were better...
  • Wisconsin man arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State

    Wisconsin man arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State
    A Wisconsin man accused of traveling to Turkey as part of a failed attempt to join the Islamic State in Syria was ordered held without bond Thursday for trying to aid a terrorist group. Joshua Van Haften, 34, made his first court appearance a day...
  • Rift between Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and local Syrians over flag-raising grows

    Rift between Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and local Syrians over flag-raising grows
    The divide between Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and members of the local Syrian community widened Wednesday as Syrian leaders rejected the mayor's proposal for a cultural day at City Hall, accusing the city of discrimination. The dispute, which came...
  • 200 abducted Yazidis released by Islamic State in northern Iraq

    200 abducted Yazidis released by Islamic State in northern Iraq
    More than 200 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State in August were released Wednesday, Iraqi government officials said, in what was characterized as a rare act of goodwill by the violent extremist group. Vian Dakhil, an Iraqi parliament member, confirmed...
  • British police fear two more teens have gone to Syria

    British police fear two more teens have gone to Syria
    British police fear two teenage boys who recently vanished from their homes have entered Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria. Authorities said Tuesday that they were “deeply concerned” for the welfare of the pair, who have not been...
  • Islamic State loyalists claim Saudi mosque attack that killed 21

    A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorated the birth of a revered saint, killing at least 21 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest attack seen in the kingdom in more than a decade....
  • The city that makes Rome blush: 5 reasons why Palmyra's ruins are so important

    The fate of one of the world's most important archaeological treasures hangs in the balance after the Islamist militant group ISIS overwhelmed the historic city of Palmyra, also known as Tadmur.  The city contains the ruins of what, according to UNESCO,...
  • Video shows Syrian rebels using a WWII-era Nazi howitzer

    Video shows Syrian rebels using a WWII-era Nazi howitzer
    A new video appears to the show Syrian rebels showing off a rather unusual bit of weaponry: A World War II-era German howitzer. In the video, which was released by Shaam News Network, members of the Islamic Front (not to be confused with rival group the...
  • Fabled ruins, artifacts of Palmyra, Syria, fall into hands of Islamic State

    Fabled ruins, artifacts of Palmyra, Syria, fall into hands of Islamic State
    Islamic State militants have entered the museum in the captured Syrian city of Palmyra, but there was no immediate word about the fate of precious artifacts or of the fabled ruins outside town, Syria’s antiquities chief said Thursday. The...
  • Syrian migrants tell of perilous journey to Italy's coast

    Syrian migrants tell of perilous journey to Italy's coast
    The fourth boat used for his family’s journey, packed with about 500 people, mostly Syrians, was the worst, Omar Ibrahim said Thursday at a train station in the shadow of Italy’s snowcapped Mt. Etna. Ibrahim and about 80 Syrian compatriots...
  • Palmyra latest archaeological site to fall into hands of Islamic State

    Palmyra latest archaeological site to fall into hands of Islamic State
    Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast's most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran the historic Syrian desert town of Palmyra, seizing control Thursday of its temples, tombs and colonnades within hours. The...