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Syria Commandos kill 25 jihadists in central Syria: monitor

The raid allowed regime forces to seize control of three villages in the area, official news agency SANA reported the source as saying.

13 Aug 2017 3:33 PM

Syrian army takes ISIS-held town in Homs province, says monitor

Monitor says government troops have taken last ISIS-held town in Homs as army advances towards ISIL strongholds in east.

06 Aug 2017 8:07 AM

About 90,000 Iranians to attend Hajj after 2016 boycott over tensions with Saudi

Iran boycotted the Hajj in 2016 after hundreds of people, mainly Iranians, died in a crush at the pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in 2015.

31 Jul 2017 6:42 PM

Now, Syria monitor says ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead; US skeptical

Russia's military said in mid-June that it was seeking to verify whether it had killed the ISIS chief in an air strike in Syria in May.

11 Jul 2017 6:56 PM

5 suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids

4 of the suicide bombers struck in one camp near the border town of Arsal, wounding three soldiers.

30 Jun 2017 4:06 PM

Syria's Assad visits Russian air base after US warning

Assad has been touring areas north and northwest of Damascus in recent days, a rare trip out of his seat of power in the capital.

28 Jun 2017 11:38 AM

Gulf crisis seen widening split in Syria rebellion

Sunni-ruled monarchies sided with the protesters in March 2011, when the war started with the brutal repression of anti-govt demonstrations.

17 Jun 2017 12:00 PM

Russia to verify whether it killed IS leader after US-led coalition raises doubt

The Russian Defense Ministry claimed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian strike in late May

16 Jun 2017 6:35 PM

Raqqa campaign cements rising profile of Syria’s Kurds

When Syria’s conflict began with anti-government demonstrations in March 2011, Kurdish leaders largely kept out of the nascent uprising.

08 Jun 2017 1:52 AM

14 killed, 40 injured in ISIS bombing in East Syria

More than 320,000 people have been killed since Syria's conflict broke out in March 2011.

30 May 2017 1:24 PM