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Syrian Fighters Say the Ceasefire Is Getting Shakier and Shakier
Diplomats and Syrian factions say the ceasefire will not collapse as long as the US and Russia support it, but the fighting is actually intensifying in some places.
The Islamic State Tried to Seize a Town Right After the Ceasefire Took Effect in Syria
Kurdish forces repelled an Islamic State assault on the city of Tal Abyad that was launched just hours after a "cessation of hostilities" began in Syria.
Faced With A Russian Onslaught, Syrian Rebels Are Calling for Help From All Muslims
Syrian rebel brigades and religious scholars have issued calls for all able-bodied Muslim men to join the fight against the Assad regime and its allies.
In Photos: Inside the Al Nusra Academy Training the Next Generation of Jihadis
VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh gained exclusive access to the al Qaeda affiliate this year, spending time with the current leadership and the young generation being groomed to replace them.
Russia Is Transforming the Syrian Civil War Into 'Game of Thrones' on Crack
The Islamic State has used Russian airstrike cover to gain territory, al Qaeda is positioning itself as the best hope of expelling the new foreign invaders, and the Western-backed Free Syrian Army is flirting with a Russian alliance.
CENTCOM Admits US-Trained Syrian Rebels Gave a Bunch of Supplies to al Qaeda Affiliate
The government Friday walked back earlier denials that fighters trained and equipped by the US-led coalition had furnished al Nusra Front with supplies.