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  • UN envoy to start talks in May on new Syria initiative

    The U.N. special envoy to Syria will begin consulting with key players to try to relaunch political negotiations aimed at ending the country's civil war now in its fifth year, the United Nations said Tuesday. In late March, Secretary-General Ban Ki-...
  • Man charged in UK with murder of Syria-born imam

    British officials say they have charged a man with the murder of a Syria-born Muslim cleric who was shot in London. The Crown Prosecution Service says 36-year-old Leslie Cooper is charged with killing Abdul-Hadi Arwani, who was found last week in a...
  • AP Interview: Hezbollah leader blasts Saudi strikes in Yemen

    A top leader of the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group directed a barrage of criticism at Saudi Arabia on Monday, accusing the kingdom of committing genocide with its airstrike campaign targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels and warning it will "pay a heavy...
  • Syria rebels attack government intelligence center in Aleppo

    Syrian militants, including members of al-Qaida's local branch, attacked a government intelligence center in the northern city of Aleppo, damaging much of the building by blowing up a tunnel under it, activists said Tuesday. The attack on the Air Force...
  • UN official: All must respect civilians in Syria's Yarmouk

    A senior United Nations official on Monday called on all sides to "respect the beleaguered civilians" trapped inside an embattled Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital. Islamic State militants overran much of the Yarmouk early this month, giving...
  • Syrian peace talks in Moscow end in disarray

    Talks between the Syrian government and the opposition ended in acrimony Friday with the parties blaming each other for the breakdown. The Russian mediator of the weeklong meeting, Vitaly Naumkin, said the parties agreed on a set of principles for a...
  • PLO says no to military action in Syria's embattled Yarmouk

    The Palestine Liberation Organization said it will not be drawn into military action in an embattled Palestinian refugee camp in Syria, rejecting claims that Palestinians would join Syrian troops in driving out Islamic State militants. The PLO statement,...
  • US plans for anti-Islamic State training drawing skepticism

    The fight against the Islamic State group received a jolt of energy when the United States and Turkey sealed a pact to train and arm Syrian rebels. Two months later, the program faces delays and skepticism — as Turkish officials, Syrian rebels and...
  • Yemen rebels capture city, Iran condemns Saudi air campaign

    Shiite rebels and allied troops overran the capital of an oil-rich Yemeni province in a heavily Sunni area on Thursday, making significant territorial gains despite Saudi-led airstrikes, now entering their third week. Iran, which is trying to garner...
  • Wisconsin man accused of trying to join Islamic State group

    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 after...
  • 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...