Liz Sly

Bureau chiefBeirut


Agencies warn that a critical shortage of funds could force further cuts in aid to millions of refugees.

  • Jul 1, 2015

A trio of terror attacks that killed more than 60 on three continents Friday included a shooting at a seaside resort in Tunisia, a beheading in France and a blast at a Kuwait mosque.

  • Jun 26, 2015

A dawn assault revived the battle for the town that became a symbol of U.S. and Kurdish resolve against the militants.

  • Jun 25, 2015

U.S. airstrikes aided Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels who took the town of Tal Abyad with little resistance.

  • Jun 15, 2015

Losing Tel Abyad, a main supply point on the Turkish border, would be a major setback for the Islamist group.

  • Jun 13, 2015

Activists in Syria are risking death to share details on social media about life under the militants’ rule.

  • Jun 9, 2015

Rebels are seeking international help to help counter an attack that could mark a new direction in Syria’s war.

  • Jun 1, 2015

Activists say 85 people, mostly civilians, died in the strikes.

  • May 30, 2015

The nations moved ahead without the U.S. after worries that the White House has other concerns, officials said.

  • Apr 29, 2015

The man who commanded U.S. troops during the surge in Iraq offers insights into the mistakes, the prosecution and the prospects of the war against the Islamic State.

  • Mar 20, 2015
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