Buoyed by success in Syria, Vladimir Putin is cultivating relationships across the spectrum of the region’s divides — and ensuring a long-term Russian role in the process.
They called for direct efforts between the U.S. and Syrian governments to secure the missing journalist’s release.
The U.S. military said Abu al-Umarayn was targeted in precision strikes in eastern Syria.
After an epic journey that took him from the camps of al-Qaeda to the battlefields of the Islamic State, he is all but forgotten in a remote prison cell in Syria.
There is plenty that Saudi Arabia didn't like about the prominent journalist, who disappeared inside its consulate in Istanbul.
The tour of a soccer field, a warehouse and a golf course revealed no missiles but came as a reminder of the risk of a new war between Israel and Lebanon.
The S-300 systems could make it harder for Israel to strike Iranian targets in Syria.
Russia’s harsh critique of Israel’s role raises questions about their alliance in the future.
The deal has been welcomed as a chance to avert widespread bloodshed, but it is so short on details that it is unclear whether it will work.
The U.S., Russia, Iran, Syria and a host of proxy forces are in a high-stakes race to seize territory.