Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group.
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's choice of words recalled a similar claim associated with President George W. Bush following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
By Robert Burns, Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Over five million Syrians have fled the country and at least half a million people are estimated to have been killed in the seven-year Syrian war. As fighting continues in Eastern Ghouta, the last rebel-held area near Damascus, little progress…
By PBS NewsHour
The staggering death toll came a day after Syria passed the seven-year mark in its relentless civil war.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
Seven years ago, Eastern Ghouta was a green suburb. Today the UN calls it “hell on Earth,” and the potential site of crimes against humanity. In the last two weeks, more than 650 civilians have been killed and thousands injured…
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
By Larisa Epatko
While Syrian Democratic Forces battle Islamic State militants in Raqqa, children outside the besieged city still find a way to have their own fun.
By Omar Etman
A suicide car bomber killed at least 21 people on Sunday in a rare attack on Damascus, the seat of power for President Bashar Assad.
By Associated Press
An al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility Sunday for twin blasts near holy shrines frequented by Shiites in the Syrian capital Damascus that killed at least 40 people.
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