Syrian Regime Forces Have Ended the Islamic State's Reign of Terror in Palmyra
The militants ruled the town with an iron fist, repurposing its iconic amphitheater as a stage for public executions and destroying ancient temples.
Banned Cluster Bombs Were Used in Assad's Latest Russian-Backed Offensives in Syria
Cluster bombs unleash an array of smaller bomblets that strike indiscriminately and often linger unexploded, only to later kill or maim unexpectedly. A 2008 UN convention outlawed the weapons, but it hasn't been ratified by Russia, the US, or Syria.
Saudi Arabia's Troops Have Crossed Into Yemen for the First Time
The incursion marks the first time that Saudi Arabia’s troops have entered Yemen since a Saudi-led coalition began an air campaign in March against Houthi rebels.