After weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding dozens and setting off car bombs, activists and officials said.
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Syrian Kurdish fighters closed in on the outskirts of a strategic Islamic State-held town on the Turkish border Sunday, Kurdish officials and an activist group said, potentially cutting off a key supply line for the extremists’ nearby de facto capital.
The leader of al Qaeda’s branch in Syria says they have no plans to attack the West and denies that the so-called Khorasan group exists.
The Syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it from the Islamic State group, an official said.
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists seized almost full control of the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra after government defense lines there collapsed on Wednesday, though it remained unclear how close to the famed archaeological […]
Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers to help the millions of Syrian refugees.
A new United Nations report says the Islamic State group has more than 225,000 Syrians under siege in a single city.
Six were arrested in Minnesota and California; federal agents have been tracking young people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic militant fighters.