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British Woman Who Joined ISIS in Syria Wants to Come Home

LONDON — A 19-year-old woman who left Britain in 2015 to join the Islamic State and who says she is nine months pregnant has told a reporter that she fled the last remaining village held by the terrorist group in Syria and wanted [...]

Syria Liable in Killing of Journalist Marie Colvin, Court Rules

A federal court has held Syria’s government liable for the targeting and killing of an American journalist as she reported on the shelling of a rebellious area of Homs in 2012. The decision could help ease the way for war-crimes prosecutions [...]

For the Kremlin, Venezuela Is Not the Next Syria

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has long made the buttressing of beleaguered despots a pillar of his foreign policy — most successfully by deploying the military in Syria — to drive home the point that outside powers [...]

Activists: Blast targets al-Qaida-linked group in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) – Syrian opposition activists say a woman has blown herself up, killing two people, outside an administration office for an al-Qaida-linked group in the northern city of Idlib. The Local Coordination Committees say Tuesday’s [...]

An American Disappeared in Syria 2 Years Ago. His Family Wants Trump to Help.

BEIRUT — Since disappearing in Syria nearly two years ago, an American therapist has missed the birth of one grandchild, then another. His family in the United States does not know where he is, who is holding him, whether he has the diabetes [...]

Explosion in north Syria targets al-Qaida gunmen, kills 11

BEIRUT (AP) – Syrian opposition activists say an explosion outside an office belonging to an al-Qaida-linked group in the country’s northwestern has killed at least 11 people. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and [...]

A Favorite Restaurant in Syria Led ISIS to Americans

Three other service members were wounded, a military official said. Until this week, just two American service members had been killed in Syria. Allied aircraft bombed a mosque on Thursday that the Islamic State had used as a command center [...]

U.S. Troops Among Dead in Islamic State Bombing in Syria

WASHINGTON — American troops were among 15 people killed on Wednesday in a suicide bombing in northern Syria that was claimed by the Islamic State, just weeks after President Trump ordered the withdrawal of United States forces with what [...]

German woman charged over years in IS-controlled Syria

BERLIN (AP) – German prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against a German woman arrested after allegedly spending several years in a part of Syria controlled by the Islamic State group. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that 32-year-old [...]

Israel, in Rare Admission, Confirms Strike on Iranian Targets in Syria

Israeli officials have acknowledged carrying out hundreds of strikes against weapons convoys and Iranian targets in Syria, but they have traditionally refused to confirm or deny responsibility for specific attacks immediately after they [...]