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  • US bombs Nusra headquarters in key city on Turkey-Syria border

    ISTANBUL The U.S. Air Force confirmed Monday that its aircraft had bombed and destroyed a complex of buildings belonging to al-Qaida's Nusra Front affiliate, bringing to at least three the number of American airstrikes that have targets the terrorist...
  • US, others sponsor 'graphic' photo exhibit on Syria at UN

    With the U.N. Security Council blocked from taking strong action on Syria, the United States and other nations are hoping to shame its government by sponsoring a graphic photo exhibit of detainees who've died in President Bashar Assad's prisons since...
  • Activists: US-led coalition bombs al-Qaida's Syria branch

    U.S.-led coalition warplanes targeted the local headquarters of al-Qaida-linked militants in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border on Sunday, killing at least nine people, activists said. The Local Coordination Committees activist collective and the...
  • 'Eurabia' fears rise after terror strikes: Myth or reality?

    The headlines would suggest Europe is under siege: Thousands of Germans march against the continent's "Islamization." French readers flock to read a novel about a Muslim president who imposes Sharia law on their country. Commentators warn darkly about...
  • IS attacks Christian villages in northeastern Syria

    Islamic State militants attacked a string of predominantly Christian villages in northeastern Syria on Saturday, touching off heavy clashes with Kurdish militiamen and their local allies, activists said. The attack began around dawn and targeted at least...
  • Officials: Islamic State destroying another ancient archaeological site

    Officials: Islamic State destroying another ancient archaeological site
    Islamic State militants continued their campaign targeting cultural heritage sites in territories they control in northern Iraq, looting and damaging the ancient city of Hatra just one day after bulldozing the historic city of Nimrud, according to Iraqi...
  • Al-Qaida's Syria branch confirms death of field commander

    Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate confirmed on Friday that its top field commander was killed in an airstrike that targeted a meeting of the group's senior leadership. Abu Anas al-Shami, the spokesman for the Nusra Front, was quoted on a prominent militant...
  • By destroying major sites, Islamic State erasing history, culture in Syria, Iraq

    The Islamic State group is on a systematic campaign to destroy archaeological sites it says promote apostasy. Some of the world's most precious cultural treasures, including ancient sites in the cradle of civilization, are in areas controlled by the...
  • Russia, US again talking about a political solution for Syria

    GENEVA The widening threat posed by the Islamic State group is pushing the United States and Russia to try to launch a new round of peace talks for Syria. But the likelihood of success is dim, international diplomats say, because Syrian President...
  • UN approves resolution condemning use of chlorine in Syria

    The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved a United States-drafted resolution that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria, while threatening militarily enforced action in the case of further violations. All members of the 15-seat...
  • Turkish minister urges fight against extremists in Syria

    The world never had a plan to end the worsening Syrian conflict, Turkey's prime minister said Thursday. Ahmet Davutoglu told a news conference that all countries should fight the Islamic State group but also keep Syria's government from committing "war...