Published: March 05, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration has imposed temporary limits on drone strikes targeting suspected terrorists outside the battlefields of Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, tightening a Trump-era policy while officials review how much leeway to give the military and the CIA in counterterrorism operations.
Published: October 27, 2020
BEIRUT - Airstrikes on a training camp for Turkish-backed rebels in northwestern Syria killed or injured dozens of fighters Monday, according to a rebel spokesman, who estimated that more than 170 people died or were wounded.
Published: July 19, 2020
BEIRUT -The Syrian government is stepping up efforts to track the novel coronavirus and promote public health measures that have been in place elsewhere for months, after the number of daily reported cases began increasing in recent weeks.
Published: April 29, 2020
President Vladimir Putin is letting his impatience show with Syrian ally Bashar al-Assad, who isn't proving as grateful for being kept in power by Russian intervention in his country's brutal civil war as the Kremlin leader needs him to be.
Published: October 17, 2019
Turkey signaled it will reject U.S. calls for a cease-fire in northern Syria, as a top Turkish official described the allies as "miles apart" just hours ahead of crunch talks between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Mike Pence.
Published: February 20, 2019
London - A British teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria said Wednesday she was shocked by a government decision to revoke her citizenship and was considering applying to settle in The Netherlands, the homeland of her husband.