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  • Senate panel denounces 'war crimes' in Syria

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved a bill that condemns violence in Syria and calls on the State Department to report to Congress on war crimes and crimes against humanity in the country. The bill denounces the use of chemical weapons,...
  • Rebels seize sprawling army base in southern Syria

    Syrian rebels seized a sprawling military base in a lightning assault Tuesday, marking the latest in a series of defeats for President Bashar Assad's increasingly embattled forces, rebels and activists said. Assad's forces have suffered a stunning string...
  • Hezbollah repels IS attack on Lebanon-Syria border

    Hezbollah gunmen repelled an attack Tuesday by Islamic State extremists in an area along the Lebanon-Syria border as a major battle between the two groups looms in the rugged mountainous region, Hezbollah's TV station reported. According to Al-Manar TV,...
  • One year after shocking capture of Mosul, Islamic State remains formidable

    IRBIL, Iraq One year after the Islamic State stormed out of eastern Syria to take control of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, last June 10, it remains a formidable force, with few signs that a U.S.-led bombing campaign has significantly blunted its...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Iraq can't be fixed

    Like Humpty Dumpty, Iraq has had a great fall and can't be put back together again. Like the egg-shaped nursery rhyme character, its fall and its fracture were all but inevitable. That's because Iraq, like Syria, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, was always an...
  • Activists: Syrian air raids kill 49 in northwestern village

    Government airstrikes on a northwestern Syrian village Monday killed at least 49 people and left survivors screaming in anguish as they pulled bodies from the rubble, according to activists and videos of the chaotic aftermath. The Local Coordination...
  • AP Interview: Jordan mulls opening jobs to Syrian refugees

    Jordan is studying the possibility of allowing Syrian refugees to work in sectors typically filled by migrant workers, even as the country has reached a "saturation point" of absorbing newcomers, its planning minister said. International donors have...
  • Jordan military unveils border surveillance with Iraq, Syria

    Jordan's military on Monday unveiled a new phase of a border surveillance system that U.S. officials say provides an effective defense against infiltration attempts, including by Islamic State militants. The kingdom plays a high-profile role in the U.S.-...
  • Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops

    Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
    As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State militants struck first, unleashing a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 17 soldiers. The attacks outside the...
  • Ramadi will be recaptured from Islamic State within days, Iraqi leader says

    Ramadi will be recaptured from Islamic State within days, Iraqi leader says
    Pro-government Iraqi forces will recapture the strategic city of Ramadi from Islamic State militants within days, Iraq Prime Minister Haider Abadi said in an interview aired Monday. Asked how long it would take to wrest the Anbar provincial capital back...
  • 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....