Saudi Security Forces Brace for Haj but No Militant Threats Detected

Saudi Security Forces Brace for Haj but No Militant Threats Detected

 The world's largest annual gathering of Muslims has in the

Coalition Launches 46 Air Raids near Isis-Held Raqqa

Coalition Launches 46 Air Raids near Isis-Held Raqqa

 Coalition Forces backing the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the

Evidence of Islamic State Cruelty Still Remains In Syria's Tabqah City

Evidence of Islamic State Cruelty Still Remains In Syria's Tabqah City

Evidence of the Islamic State (ISIS) group's cruel and barbaric activities can still be seen sprawled across

U.N. Urges Respect for Humanitarian Law, Following Deadly Strike in Yemen

U.N. Urges Respect for Humanitarian Law, Following Deadly Strike in Yemen

The United Nations urged respect for humanitarian law and pressed for an

Amnesty Says Civilians Trapped In Raqqa under Fire ‘From All Sides’

Amnesty Says Civilians Trapped In Raqqa under Fire ‘From All Sides’

 Amnesty International said thousands of civilians trapped in the city of Raqqa are coming under fire

Russia Hails Progress in Syria Conflict, Ups Bombing Runs

Russia Hails Progress in Syria Conflict, Ups Bombing Runs

Russia hailed what it said was "a dramatic shift" in the Syria conflict, saying that the Syrian army, with

SDF Makes Advances against Isis in Raqqa's Old City

SDF Makes Advances against Isis in Raqqa's Old City

 Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and U.S. -led coalition are making

Full Liberation of Raqqa May Take Several Months, Says SDF Commander

Full Liberation of Raqqa May Take Several Months, Says SDF Commander

 Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander said full liberation of

Man Convicted Of Raping and Murdering 5-Year-Old Is Executed In Yemen

Man Convicted Of Raping and Murdering 5-Year-Old Is Executed In Yemen

 A man convicted of raping and murdering a five-year-old girl was executed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday

Iran Could Quit Nuclear Deal in 'Hours' If New U.S. Sanctions Imposed – Rouhani

Iran Could Quit Nuclear Deal in 'Hours' If New U.S. Sanctions Imposed – Rouhani

Iran could abandon its nuclear agreement with world powers "within

Recapture of Al-Sukhnah Inspires Syrian Army, Allies

Recapture of Al-Sukhnah Inspires Syrian Army, Allies

The Syrian army and allied fighters have pledged to march on from al-Sukhnah to liberate other Islamic State (ISIS)

Heavy Clashes between SDF, Isis Continue In Raqqa

Heavy Clashes between SDF, Isis Continue In Raqqa

 Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) moved through the southern neighborhoods of Raqqa on Sunday (August 13) as they

Displaced Syrians In Need Of Aid, Medical Resources

Displaced Syrians In Need Of Aid, Medical Resources

Syrians who fled the embattled city Raqqa say a lack of resources and

Syrian Army Secures Islamic State Held Town in Homs

Syrian Army Secures Islamic State Held Town in Homs

Syrian government forces seized full control of the last major town in

Syrian Army Captures Area Bordering Jordan

Syrian Army Captures Area Bordering Jordan

 Syrian government forces claimed on Thursday that they have

Fighting Between SDF and Islamic State Continues In Raqqa

Fighting Between SDF and Islamic State Continues In Raqqa

 Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) members continued their assault on Islamic State (ISIS) militants in Raqqa in

Egypt Train Crash Kills Dozens, Injures More Than 100 People

Egypt Train Crash Kills Dozens, Injures More Than 100 People

Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday (August 11) killing 42 people and injuring

U.S.-Backed Forces Slow Advance To Protect Civilians In Raqqa

U.S.-Backed Forces Slow Advance To Protect Civilians In Raqqa

 The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are making slow progress in their campaign to retake Raqqa as

Syrian Army Steps Up Strikes On Capital's Last Rebel Enclave

Syrian Army Steps Up Strikes On Capital's Last Rebel Enclave

The Syrian army stepped up shelling and air strikes on the last rebel-held enclaves in the Syrian capital, its

Backing SDF, Coalition Launches 23 Strikes against Isis near Raqqa

Backing SDF, Coalition Launches 23 Strikes against Isis near Raqqa

 U.S.-backed Coalition forces, backing Syrian Democratic Forces

Election Plans In Kurdish-Led Areas Of Syria A 'Joke', Says Syrian Minister

Election Plans In Kurdish-Led Areas Of Syria A 'Joke', Says Syrian Minister

 A senior Syrian government minister on Sunday (August 6) dismissed as a "joke" plans by the

Damascus Under Reconstruction For Upcoming International Fair

Damascus Under Reconstruction For Upcoming International Fair

Major streets and buildings in Damascus have been undergoing renovation and reconstruction in recent weeks as the

Iran's Rouhani Accuses U.S. Over Nuclear Deal

Iran's Rouhani Accuses U.S. Over Nuclear Deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who was sworn-in for a second term on Saturday (August 5), has accused the United

Syrian Army Takes Last Isis-Held Town In Homs – Monitor

Syrian Army Takes Last Isis-Held Town In Homs – Monitor

 Syrian government and allied forces have taken the last major town

Turkey Replaces Army, Air Force And Navy Commanders

Turkey Replaces Army, Air Force And Navy Commanders

 Turkey on Wednesday (August 8) replaced the heads of the army, air force and navy, after their terms in office

Russia Announces 'De-Escalation Zone' North Of Syria's City Of Homs

Russia Announces 'De-Escalation Zone' North Of Syria's City Of Homs

Russia's Defense Ministry and Syria's opposition have agreed

Rouhani Says Iran Will Respond To Any New U.S. Sanctions

Rouhani Says Iran Will Respond To Any New U.S. Sanctions

 Iran will reciprocate if the United States imposes new sanctions

Turkey Wants To Avoid Fallout From German Tensions, Says Turkish PM

Turkey Wants To Avoid Fallout From German Tensions, Says Turkish PM

 Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told executives from German

Trump: I Am Not A Fan Of Assad

Trump: I Am Not A Fan Of Assad

 U.S. President Donald Trump said he is not a fan of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as “some

Aleppo's Limping Recovery Shows Limits Of Battered Syrian State

Aleppo's Limping Recovery Shows Limits Of Battered Syrian State

In eastern Aleppo, bodies still lie under the rubble, graveyards are full, people are short of electricity and bread,

Hezbollah Targets Nusra Positions On Lebanon-Syria Border

Hezbollah Targets Nusra Positions On Lebanon-Syria Border

 Media run by Lebanon's Shia militia Hezbollah published a

U.S. Special Envoy Says SDF Cleared 30 Percent Of Raqqa

U.S. Special Envoy Says SDF Cleared 30 Percent Of Raqqa

 Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have cleared 30 percent of Raqqa

Germany Summons Turkish Ambassador To Protest Arrests Of Activists

Germany Summons Turkish Ambassador To Protest Arrests Of Activists

 Germany has summoned the Turkish ambassador to protest Ankara's arrest of six human rights activists

Heavy Rains Cause Floods In Istanbul

Heavy Rains Cause Floods In Istanbul

 Heavy rainfall triggered flash floods in Istanbul on Tuesday (July 18), with water gushing through subways and

Erdogan Rules Out Lifting State Of Emergency

Erdogan Rules Out Lifting State Of Emergency

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday (July 12)

Cleric Gulen Says He Would Not Flee U.S. To Avoid Extradition To Turkey

Cleric Gulen Says He Would Not Flee U.S. To Avoid Extradition To Turkey

Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused by Turkey of

U.N.’S De Mistura: Syrian Kurds Should Participate In Drafting New Constitution

U.N.’S De Mistura: Syrian Kurds Should Participate In Drafting New Constitution

 United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said the Syrian Kurds who are fighting the Islamic

Germany Starts Withdrawing Troops From Turkish Air Base

Germany Starts Withdrawing Troops From Turkish Air Base

 German jets were seen landing at Incirlik on Monday (July 10), a day after Germany began pulling its troops out

Syrian War Monitor Says Isis Leader Baghdadi Killed

Syrian War Monitor Says Isis Leader Baghdadi Killed

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday (July 11) that Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr

Turkey Imposes Curfew On 15 Areas In Eastern Turkey

Turkey Imposes Curfew On 15 Areas In Eastern Turkey

 Turkish authorities have imposed a curfew on 15 areas in

Amnesty Urges Leaders To Stand Up To Turkish Rights Violations

Amnesty Urges Leaders To Stand Up To Turkish Rights Violations

Amnesty International urged world leaders on Saturday (July 8) to stand up to "hyper-nationalist"

Russia Hits Isis Targets In Syria With Advanced Cruise Missiles

Russia Hits Isis Targets In Syria With Advanced Cruise Missiles

 Russian strategic bombers fired advanced cruise missiles at

Turkey's Opposition Leader Launches Court Challenge As He Marches To Istanbul

Turkey's Opposition Leader Launches Court Challenge As He Marches To Istanbul

Turkey's main opposition leader launched a European court appeal on Tuesday (July 4) over an April vote that

Isis Militants Withdraw From Last Territory They Held In Aleppo

Isis Militants Withdraw From Last Territory They Held In Aleppo

 Islamic State (ISIS) militants are no longer in control of the last territory they held in Aleppo province,

Tweeting Aleppo Girl One Of Internet's Most Influential People

Tweeting Aleppo Girl One Of Internet's Most Influential People

 An eight-year-old Syrian girl who drew global attention with her

Germany Warns Erdogan Security Involved In Scuffles To Stay Away From G20

Germany Warns Erdogan Security Involved In Scuffles To Stay Away From G20

 German authorities have warned Turkey that members of

Disenchanted Families Flee Islamic State In Raqqa

Disenchanted Families Flee Islamic State In Raqqa

 Khadouja al-Humri fled Raqqa with her jihadist husband six months ago, fearing an Islamic State (ISIS) purge as

Car Bomb In Syria's Idlib Province Kills 10 - War Monitor

Car Bomb In Syria's Idlib Province Kills 10 - War Monitor

 A car bomb killed 10 people in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

SDF Battle Isis In Fierce Clashes In Raqqa's Al-Qadisiyah Neighborhood

SDF Battle Isis In Fierce Clashes In Raqqa's Al-Qadisiyah Neighborhood

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been involved in fierce clashes with

Hezbollah Says Future Israel War Could Draw Hundreds Of Thousands Of Fighters

Hezbollah Says Future Israel War Could Draw Hundreds Of Thousands Of Fighters

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday (June 23) that a