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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.

  • Dec 5, 2018

They called for direct efforts between the U.S. and Syrian governments to secure the missing journalist’s release.

  • Dec 4, 2018

The U.S. military said Abu al-Umarayn was targeted in precision strikes in eastern Syria.

  • Dec 2, 2018

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.

  • Nov 30, 2018

There is plenty that Saudi Arabia didn't like about the prominent journalist, who disappeared inside its consulate in Istanbul.

  • Oct 7, 2018

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.

  • Oct 1, 2018

The S-300 systems could make it harder for Israel to strike Iranian targets in Syria.

  • Sep 24, 2018

Russia’s harsh critique of Israel’s role raises questions about their alliance in the future.

  • Sep 23, 2018

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.

  • Sep 18, 2018

The U.S., Russia, Iran, Syria and a host of proxy forces are in a high-stakes race to seize territory.

  • Sep 18, 2017
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