The US says it's okay for Turkey to bomb the Islamic State and anti-IS Kurds at the same time
'These are two separate things,' a State Department spokesperson said of things that don't seem separate at all.
The US and Turkey are going to try to create an 'Islamic State-free zone'
It's not as simple as it might sound.
Assad says Syrian army 'fatigued' but will prevail
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad acknowledged the shrinking ranks of his government's army in a rare public speech on Sunday.
Turkey has finally joined the fight against the Islamic State
Turkey has started launching airstrikes against Islamic State positions. And it says the US is now welcome to use its bases to do the same.
A reality show thought it was a good idea to send contestants to a Syrian war zone
Disaster tourism gone a little too far.
For the first time, jihadist child beheads Syrian soldier, monitoring group says
The child is among several hundred so-called "Cubs of the Caliphate."
Hear what UK police are airing on the radio to stop girls from fleeing to Syria
'You can talk to your daughter about her feelings ... see changes in her behavior or signs that she may be about to travel to a conflict that millions are desperate to escape.'
Are these fighters the West's last great hope in Syria?
Analysis: A coalition of rebel groups called the Southern Front is fighting a fierce battle for control of Daraa, where the revolution began. And it has the capital in its sights.
The number of Syrian refugees now tops 4 million, UN says
Officials say this is the biggest refugee population from a single conflict in a generation.
The Pentagon is bragging about destroying war machines the Islamic State probably got from the US
The US military wants you to know that it has blown up lots of things in Iraq and Syria. It doesn't mention how the Islamic State got all these things.
IS video shows mass execution in ruins of Syria's Palmyra
The Islamic State group on Saturday released a video showing 25 Syrian government soldiers being executed by teenagers in the ancient amphitheater in the city of Palmyra.
Syrian rebels execute Islamic State fighters while wearing the orange jumpsuits of their victims
A Syrian rebel group operating around Damascus has executed 18 alleged members of the Islamic State group in a video mimicking the extremist organisation's own productions.
Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria: Monitor
The group also 'crucified' five men in al-Mayadeen for eating during daylight hours of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The Islamic State is growing and evolving. The strategy for fighting it? Not so much
Analysis: Recent brazen attacks seem to indicate that IS ideology is metastasizing.
Turkey holds security meet after speculation on Syria action
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chaired a top security meeting Monday as media speculated that Ankara was planning a military intervention in Syria.
Death toll from Islamic State's attack on Kobani rises to 223
The attack ranks as one of the worst massacres carried out by the group.
Islamic State kills at least 145 civilians in Syria's Kobani
US-MIDEAST-CRISIS-SYRIA:Islamic State kills at least 145 civilians in Syria's Kobani
Obama admits US government let down hostage families (VIDEO)
Will a new set of policies do enough to help the relatives of captives held abroad?
Lured by IS, this Frenchwoman details her harrowing journey
'You are not allowed to call your parents, you have no access to the Internet, everything is forbidden.'
The Islamic State is apparently mining ancient ruins in Syria now
Islamic State militants have laid landmines and explosives at the site of the ancient ruins in Syria's Palmyra, a Syrian human rights groups says.
Refugees are 'normal people who live in exceptional circumstances,' the UN reminds us
This World Refugee Day, there are a record number of people displaced across the planet.
The US is helping Syria's Kurds achieve a long-held dream (whether it wants to or not)
US air strikes are helping the Kurds consolidate control of key territories in Syria. But Washington opposes any move towards autonomy.
Greek islanders are breaking the law to help thousands of desperate migrants
Some 20,000 refugees have arrived in Lesvos since January. But the island struggles to cope, lacking funds and manpower.
Syria chlorine gas attacks renew calls for no-fly zone
A harrowing video of doctors frantically trying to save pale, limp children after a chlorine gas attack in Syria shocked US lawmakers Wednesday.
'Living with fear': Syrian refugees recall IS-ruled Tal Abyad
Amputations ordered by a sharia court. Black-clad police patrolling the streets. Living in a climate of constant fear.
Kurdish forces have nearly taken a key Syrian town from IS. Meanwhile, civilians flee
The advance is a blow to the Islamic State, which had been battling to hold onto Tal Abyad and preserve its main supply line between Raqaa and the Turkish border.
It's not looking good for the world's most distinguished terrorist group
This is the current state of Al Qaeda.
These are just a few of the groups the Islamic State has persecuted
To the Islamic State, pretty much everyone is a target.
American Keith Broomfield killed in Syria, State Department says
NBC News reported Broomfield was in Syria fighting alongside Kurdish forces against Islamic State militants.
How to defeat the Islamic State, according to Republican presidential candidates
Analysis: First, get more bombs.
Al Qaeda's Syria branch seeks image makeover in West
Al-Nusra Front leader Abu Mohamed al-Jolani vowed to protect religious minorities in a rare television interview.