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A cease-fire between Syrian government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours amid reports that some... [Read More]
The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months, reserving an... [Read More]
Syrian troops fought on Sunday to crush the last pockets of resistance by Islamic State militants trapped in an enclave south of Damascus, state... [Read More]
A war monitor said buses evacuated Islamic State fighters from an enclave south of Damascus on Sunday in a withdrawal deal, though state media denied... [Read More]
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a group of Islamic State fighters had been evacuated from the last insurgent enclave near Damascus on Sunday... [Read More]
Thirteen-year-old Hassan may have committed atrocities for the Islamic State group, but instead of jailing him immediately, the Kurdish authorities in northeastern Syria enrolled him... [Read More]
U.S. counterterrorism officials are convinced that Baghdadi is alive and is helping direct long-term strategy for the dwindling numbers of Islamic State fighters defending the... [Read More]
Pro-government forces and the Islamic State group observed a brief ceasefire in southern Damascus Saturday, a monitor said, after weeks of deadly fighting in the... [Read More]
The Trump administration has withdrawn all assistance from northwest Syria, CBS News reported on Friday, a move it said demonstrated that the United States intends... [Read More]
The Department of Defense announced coalition forces, as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, completed 66 strikes against the Islamic State between May 11-17. [Read More]
In its former heartland of Syria and Iraq, the once mighty Islamic State has turned, at least for now, into little more than a nuisance.... [Read More]
While Iran's presence in Syria raises global fears of an all-out conflict with Israel, one cinematic version of its intervention has been a Tehran box... [Read More]
Over 4,000 Russian citizens are currently fighting on the terrorists' side in Syria, but all of them will face criminal charges if they return home,... [Read More]
Syrian regime forces on Tuesday retook a neighbourhood south of Damascus from the Islamic State group, slicing off yet another part of the jihadist holdout,... [Read More]
Air strikes against Syrian rebels have gone up 150 percent since Russia intervened in the conflict in 2015, helping the regime triple the territory under... [Read More]
Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continued to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets.,... [Read More]
Islamist terrorists' belief that the holiest month for Muslims, Ramadan, is a time when God especially rewards jihad has regularly prompted a spike in attacks... [Read More]
The latest on Iraq's national elections (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Iraq's national elections commission says Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has taken the largest share... [Read More]
BAGHDAD: The Iraqi air force carried out a strike on an Islamic State (IS) position inside Syria, state television reported on Monday citing a military... [Read More]
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