Russian mercenaries suffered up to 300 casualties as a result of U.S. airstrikes against pro-Assad forces last week, now Putin’s opponents have seized on the issue to hammer him.
Turkey’s tiny Christian Assyrian community continues to produce wine the way it has for thousands of years, despite political turmoil and war just across the border in Syria.
The countries are both claiming responsibility for the airstrike in Syria that killed Mohamed al-Adnani, the Islamic State's chief spokesman.
Dozens of air strikes hit near the town of Khan Touman, which rebels took from forces loyal to the government and its ally Iran late on Thursday.
Syria humanitarian task force coordinator Jan Egeland said he was "disappointed and disheartened" at delays and outright denial of access for humanitarian convoys in the past week.
Syria's ceasefire is shaky, but, for the most part, holding, thanks to an international effort that has been more successful than anyone ever thought possible.
The agreement aims for a cessation of hostilities to begin on Saturday, February 27 at midnight local time, but still requires armed actors, including the government of Bashar al-Assad and its allies, and an assortment of armed rebel groups, to get on...
The UN's human rights office said that residents of besieged Moadamiya had not in fact received aid that was reportedly delivered last week.