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  • IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

    Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday. The...
  • Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

    Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast's most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran the historic Syrian town of Palmyra, seizing control Thursday of its temples, tombs and colonnades within hours. The takeover...
  • Islamist rebel leader walks back rhetoric in first interview with Western media

    ISTANBUL From the pulpit at a mosque in the besieged Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syrian rebel leader Zahran Alloush denounced democracy last December as a corrupt system and left no doubt that he seeks an Islamic state to succeed the government of...
  • Fears mount after militants seize Syria's Palmyra antiquities site

    Fears mount after militants seize Syria's Palmyra antiquities site
    Islamic State extremists captured the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra on Wednesday, drawing alarm worldwide about the fate of one of the world’s most spectacular architectural treasures. The apparent capture of the historic city from government...
  • Diplomats: Traces of chemical weapons agents found in Syria

    Chemical weapons experts have found traces of deadly nerve agents used to make chemical weapons at a site in Syria where the agents were not supposed to be, two diplomats said. The discovery of traces of sarin and VX renewed fears that Syria did not...
  • 4 charged with shipping guns to Lebanon to remain in custody

    Four relatives charged with stockpiling weapons in Iowa to ship to Lebanon were making money trafficking arms in a war-torn region and may have ties to Hezbollah, federal investigators said Friday. The four were arrested this week after agents...
  • UNESCO chief alarmed by clashes near Syria's ancient Palmyra

    The U.N. cultural agency expressed alarm Friday over clashes between Islamic State militants and Syrian government forces near the ancient city of Palmyra — one of the Middle East's most famous UNESCO world heritage sites. UNESCO chief Irina Bokova...
  • Suspected chemical attacks in Syria injure 40

    Suspected chemical attacks in Syria injure 40
    Suspected chlorine gas attacks by Syrian government helicopters injured some 40 people and killed a child in the country's northwest, activists said Saturday, a day after an international chemical weapons watchdog said it was ready to investigate a series...
  • Activists say at least 28 killed in Syria government attack

    Syrian government helicopters dropped a barrel bomb Tuesday in a neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo, hitting a busy bus depot and killing at least 28 people, activists said. The attack on the Jisr al-Haj neighborhood killed at least 28 people...
  • Hezbollah leads fight in strategic Syrian mountain range

    Here in pockets of the rugged mountains near the Lebanese border, the distinctive yellow flag of Hezbollah now flies where al-Qaida militants once held sway. These gains in the Qalamoun Mountains represent a bright spot for embattled Syrian President...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Mississippi town mourns 2 slain police officers; 3 suspects arrested One was a decorated "Officer of the Year." The other was a proud recent graduate of the police academy. A routine traffic stop led to their shooting deaths Saturday night — the...