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  • Syrian rebels launch offensive on government-held city

    Syrian rebels launched an offensive Tuesday against a major government-held city in the country's northwest, shelling the outskirts and warning residents to remain indoors in the coming days. The target of the operation is Idlib, a city of some 165,000...
  • Nusra Front quietly rises in Syria as Islamic State targeted

    The Nusra Front, Syria's al-Qaida affiliate, is consolidating power in territory stretching from the Turkish border to central and southern Syria, crushing moderate opponents and forcibly converting minorities using tactics akin to its ultraconservative...
  • Both Islamic State group, Syria government slow down aid: UN

    A new U.N. report says the delivery of aid to millions inside Syria is becoming even more difficult as the Islamic State group closes down humanitarian efforts and Syria's government puts more obstacles in the way. The U.N. secretary-general's latest...
  • Iraq's top diplomat meets with Syria's Assad in Damascus

    Iraq's foreign minister has held talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad that focused on threats facing both countries, including the Islamic State group. Ibrahim al-Jaafari met with Assad during a one-day trip to Damascus on Tuesday. He says they...
  • 9 British medical students feared to be in Syria via Turkey

    A Turkish opposition lawmaker said Sunday he is helping the families of nine British medical students and doctors believed to have crossed into Syria from Turkey. Mehmet Ali Ediboglu said the family members are at the Turkey-Syria border on Sunday trying...
  • Syrian military helicopter crashes, insurgents capture crew

    Syrian insurgents captured several government airmen after their helicopter crashed in a rebel-held area of northwestern Syria on Sunday, activists said. The Idlib Media Center and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the helicopter...
  • Syrian Christian refugees feel fortunate to have fled Islamic State

    Syrian Christian refugees feel fortunate to have fled Islamic State
    As Islamic State militants closed in on her village, Asmar Jumaa, an Assyrian Christian, couldn't shake a terrifying thought. "I remembered what they did to the Yazidi women," said Jumaa, 22, recalling the fate of thousands of female adherents of the...
  • Syrian rebels shell city of Aleppo, killing at least 13

    Syrian rebels fired mortar rounds into government-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo during rush hour Monday, killing 13 people and wounding dozens, state-run TV and an activist group said. The violence was the latest in the flare-up in Aleppo,...
  • Syria Kurds yet to be fully embraced by US in anti-IS fight

    For four months, Syrian Kurdish fighters battled the Islamic State group in the rubble-strewn streets of Kobani as U.S. aircraft pounded the extremists from the skies, a joint effort that ultimately expelled the militants from the town and marked their...
  • Australia a puzzling hotbed of Islamic State recruiting

    A nightclub bouncer who reportedly became a terror group leader. A man who tweeted a photo of his young son clutching a severed head. A teenager who is believed to have turned suicide bomber, and others suspected of attempting to travel to Syria to join...
  • 9 British medical students feared to be in Syria

    A Turkish opposition lawmaker says he is helping the families of nine British medical students believed to have crossed into Syria from Turkey. Mehmet Ali Ediboglu said Sunday the family members are at the Turkey-Syria border Sunday trying to find the...