The Cold War analogies are back. Again
The fallout over Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian warplane continues.
Fed up with Russia, Turkey shoots down one of its jets
Ankara had warned Russia about violating its airspace.
Islamic State says it has executed two captives from Norway and China
The group did not give any details about how, when or where the men were killed.
United Nations urges countries not to demonize refugees over Paris attacks
'We are deeply disturbed by language that demonizes refugees as a group. This is dangerous as it will contribute to xenophobia and fear.'
France strikes back
In mostly symbolic attacks, France strikes the Syrian city of Raqqa dozens of times.
US states turn back on Syria refugees after Paris attacks
At least 19 US states moved to shut the door on Syrian refugees on Monday as governors cited security fears in the wake of the Paris attacks.
After the Paris attacks, all the talk is of more war
More than 14 years later, the 'War on Terror' marches on. Perhaps there's another solution?
Pressure builds for big military response to the Islamic State
A French carrier is on its way to the Middle East. And the White House is weighing options for a larger military campaign.
Russia says Syrian 'opposition' guided its warplanes to bombing targets
Russian jets bombed 24 targets in Syria Tuesday using coordinates supplied by 'opposition representatives' — the first time Moscow has claimed to work with opposition groups.
Inside the city where half the UK’s Syrian refugees live
Welcome to Bradford, UK.
Obama to send special forces to Syria
President Barack Obama has authorized the first sustained deployment of special forces to Syria, the White House said Friday, reversing a long-standing refusal to put US boots on the ground.
The Syrian peace talks are going about as well as you'd expect
Aside from the fact that no representative from Syria is there, the discussions among the US, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Russia, are deeply strained.
Iran will join the US for talks on the Syrian conflict
Iran's supreme leader said there would be no more discussions with America after the Iran deal. Seems things have changed.
Why Russia is afraid of its own dead soldiers
Russia's Defense Ministry said a 19-year-old serviceman committed suicide at a Russian Air Force base in Latakia — the first service member confirmed dead in Syria.
Life is so miserable for Syrian refugees that thousands are returning home to a war zone
‘In Syria there is only death. But it’s better to die in Syria than to live here in the dirt.'
Syria's Assad ready to stand in new election: Russian MP
On Saturday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said it was time to start preparing for elections in Syria.
Russian volunteer fighters may be headed for Syria, too
That would raise a bunch of questions about the supposed US-Russia proxy war that's unfolding.
Assad and Putin met up in Moscow yesterday
Oh to be a fly on that wall.
Some of Syria's most marginalized people don't even feel safe in refugee camps
The Dom refugees in Turkey fled the same civil war other Syrians did, but they're still surrounded by threats.
US, Russia set rules for air safety over Syria
The United States and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes measures so their pilots steer clear of each other as they conduct separate bombing campaigns in Syria, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
A new US-backed alliance in Syria has the Islamic State’s ‘capital’ in its sights
Analysis: With Russia’s entry into the war, Assad looks stronger than he has in a long time.
US abandons Syria rebel training effort; will focus on weapons supply
A Friday announcement marked the effective end to a short-lived $580 million program to train and equip units of fighters at sites outside of Syria.
Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards general killed in Syria: IRGC
Tehran denies having any military forces in Syria, but says it has offered 'military advice' to Assad's forces in their fight against 'terrorist groups.'
US says Russia launched cruise missile strikes in Syria without giving advance notice
"We've seen increasingly unprofessional behavior from Russian forces," US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday.
A call and an apology for the bombing of a hospital is apparently not enough these days
The Doctors Without Borders president was unimpressed with a phone call from the US president.
Russian warships fire cruise missiles as Moscow backs Syrian army offensive
Russia's navy has joined the assault its air force started.
Syrian rebels call for regional alliance against Russia and Iran
More than 40 Syrian insurgent groups including the powerful Islamist faction Ahrar al-Sham have called on regional states to forge an alliance against Russia and Iran in Syria.
The US plans to arm more people and drop more bombs on Syria
A plan is in motion to take the Islamic State's de facto capital.
Assad says Russian air campaign vital to save Middle East
The United States, France and Britain say the Russian air strikes are aimed at propping up Assad after recent rebel advances.
Three days of Russian air strikes on Syria
A snapshot of developments since Russia's first air strikes on Syria, an intervention the West says is directed more at regime opponents than Islamic State group jihadists.
Where would Afghanistan be today if the US and Russia had just left it alone?
The two superpowers might be able to draw some lessons from the past.