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‘Contradictory’ Syria Policy Helps Assad

Obama said his first priority is degrading the extremists who are threatening Iraq and the West. To defeat them, he acknowledged, would require a competent local...

US-Led Airstrikes Hit Syria Oil Refinery by Turkey

SANLIURFA, Turkey (AP) — Airstrikes likely carried out by the U.S.-led coalition struck an oil refinery in Syria held by the Islamic State group on Sunday,...

US-Led Planes Strike Fighters Attacking Syria Town

BEIRUT — U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as...

US, Allies Launching More Airstrikes in Syria

(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon says the U.S. and its Arab allies are launching more airstrikes into Syria against Islamic State militants. The strikes are a...

Morning Must Reads: September 23

U.S., Allies Strike ISIS in Syria U.S. and allied forces have launched airstrikes against Islamist militants in Syria for the first time, the Pentagon confirmed...

Iran Leader: Strikes in Syria Illegal, No Gov’t OK

(NEW YORK) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the U.S.-led coalition’s airstrikes in Syria are illegal because they were not approved or coordinated with...

IS Group Seizes 16 Villages in Northern Syria

(BEIRUT) — Islamic State fighters backed by tanks have captured 16 Kurdish villages over the past 24 hours in northern Syria near the Turkish border, prompting...