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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group, reported that the suspected US-led coalition airstrike hit a Syrian army post near an Islamic...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other top Turkish leaders are directly involved in the illegal oil trade with the Islamic State militant group, Russian...

Britain faces the "simple question" of whether to launch airstrikes against Islamic State forces in Syria or wait for the group to attack the...

The stakes are high for British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday as he pushes for a legislative vote that would reverse a 2013...

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu urged Moscow on Monday to reconsider economic sanctions that it issued after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane...

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius indicated Friday that his country is open to working with Syrian government troops to combat the Islamic State militant...

Berlin (dpa) - Germany decided Thursday it could no longer stay on the sidelines of the fight against Islamic State, announcing plans to send...

President Vladimir Putin criticized Turkey on Thursday for not apologizing for downing a Russian Su-24 bomber near the Syrian border amid a growing spat...

Berlin (dpa) - Germany is ready to send Tornado jets to join allied forces in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group in...

Prime Minister David Cameron laid out his case Thursday for extending Britain's airstrikes against the Islamic State terrorist organization from Iraq to Syria.In his...

Beirut/Brussels (dpa) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Turkey of stabbing Russia in the back after its air force shot down a Russian fighter...

Syrian government forces backed by Russian airstrikes regained control Monday of two strategic towns from Islamic State, a monitoring group and state media said.The...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - President Barack Obama said Sunday that the United States would not succumb to fear despite recent brazen deadly terrorists attacks...

Syrian opposition rebels on Saturday regained two northern villages close to the Turkish border from Islamic State, in a setback to the extremist militia,...

More than 400 civilians were among the 1,331 people killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria since September, a monitoring group said Friday.The Syrian Observatory...

The US House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday to require tightened checks of Syrian refugees, in the wake of last week's Paris attacks by...

Moscow/Istanbul (dpa) - Major foreign powers involved in the Syrian conflict on Tuesday sidestepped long-standing differences to ratchet up pressure on the Islamic State...

"We tell the countries, which are taking part in the Crusade campaign: By God's command, you will have your day that will be similar...

Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and several other countries reached an agreement Saturday on a political transition in Syria to end the...

The Pentagon said Friday it is "reasonably certain" that an Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" has been killed in a drone strike...

Forces led by the Kurdish Peshmerga and backed by US airstrikes on Thursday launched the attack to retake the strategic town of Sinjar, near...

Russia has deployed anti-aircraft missile systems in Syria to defend against potential airstrikes against its forces, state news agency TASS reported Thursday, citing a...

The Syrian government Wednesday said it had recaptured the only road linking Aleppo to central Syria, after an attack by Islamic State jihadists left...

Sydney (dpa) - Australia may take more refugees from Syria than the 12,000 extra arrivals it pledged to take in September, Immigration Minister Peter...

The Islamic State extremist group Sunday advanced on Syria's key north-south highway, which links the capital, Damascus, to central Syria and the government's coastal...

Has Barack Obama broken his promise to a war-weary public not to put US boots on the ground in Syria? The White House insists...

Nearly 20 top diplomats from regional rivals and key powers in the Syrian civil war gathered in Vienna on Friday for peace talks aimed...

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived Thursday in Vienna ahead of talks that are aimed at ending the Syrian war and involve 20...

The United States is open to Iranian participation in diplomatic meetings Friday in Vienna to discuss the conflict in Syria, the State Department said."In...

Syrian troops Monday mounted a push to reopen their supply lines to Aleppo, three days after Islamic State fighters cut off the road linking...

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would allow Russia to simultaneously support his embattled regime and the opposition groups fighting inside his country, President Vladimir Putin...

The Kremlin unveiled on Wednesday that beleaguered Syrian President Bashar al-Assad travelled to Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.This was the...

Thousands of Syrian civilians have fled rebel-held areas near Aleppo in recent days, sleeping in the open as they escape approaching fighting and government...

At least 45 people, including rebel fighters and members of their families, were killed in overnight Russian airstrikes in Syria's coastal mountains, a monitoring...

Backed by a Russian airpower, Syrian government troops on Friday pushed ahead with a massive attack against rebels in the centre and north of...

Chancellor Angela Merkel rejected renewed calls on Thursday to seal Germany's borders amid an influx of migrants as the lower of house of parliament...

Turkey is drawing its red lines, amid concern the US is doubling down on support for Syrian Kurds and Syrian President al-Assad is getting...

Chancellor Angela Merkel urged legislators on Thursday to back new legislation on tightening rules for refugees, but rejected demands to seal Germany's borders.Merkel faces...

At least 10 people were killed Thursday when Russian jets struck areas in central Syria witnessing fierce fighting between regime forces and Islamist rebels,...

Two mortar shells struck the Russian embassy compound in the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday as a pro-Russia rally took place outside the property.One...

Syria's powerful Kurdish militia and allied Arab rebels announced a joint force to take on the Islamic State extremist group, as government troops backed...

The Syrian army, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Sunday gained more ground against Islamist rebels in the central province of Hama, a monitoring group...

Syrian government troops, backed by Russian airstrikes, recaptured a strategic town Saturday from Islamist rebels in the central province of Hama, a group that...

The Islamic State militia advanced in Aleppo, taking several villages and towns from rebel groups in the north of the Syrian province, a monitoring...

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday condemned a series of Russian incursions into Turkish airspace, saying they don't appear accidental, while President Recep Tayyip...

A Russian military plane has for the second time violated Turkish airspace and Moscow's envoy to Ankara has again been summoned to the Foreign...

NATO ambassadors strongly protested Monday after a Russian warplane, apparently operating inside Syria, violated Turkish airspace over the weekend.Turkey is a member of the...

Turkey issued a sharp warning Monday after a Russian warplane, apparently operating inside Syria, violated Turkish airspace over the weekend.Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu...

"This alliance should be successful, or destruction will be the fate of the whole region, not a mere one or two countries. We are...

Beirut/Washington (dpa) - US President Barack Obama warned Friday that efforts by Russia to prop up the Syrian regime will only "get them stuck...