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The winding down of the war has brought no respite for the president’s devoted followers.

  • Mar 25, 2019

At its peak, the extremist group controlled a stretch of Syria and Iraq that was almost the size of Britain.

  • Mar 23, 2019

Syria, Iran and Russia condemned the U.S. move to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

  • Mar 22, 2019

Expectations that Arab states would normalize relations with Syria to dilute Bashar al-Assad’s relationship with Iran are proving premature.

  • Mar 3, 2019

The Kalashnikov drone is now on sale, and it could transform warfare much as the AK-47 did in the last century.

  • Feb 23, 2019

Offensive for the village of Baghuz seeks to wipe out the final remnant of former “caliphate.”

  • Feb 9, 2019

President Trump’s announcement has outside powers scrambling to figure out how to fill a dangerous vacuum.

  • Feb 8, 2019

The territorial defeat of the Islamic State appears imminent as the group makes its last stand in a dot of dusty terrain along the banks of the Euphrates River.

  • Jan 27, 2019

Amid conflicting signals from the Trump administration over how and when U.S. troops will leave, all sides are hoping Russia will come up with a solution.

  • Jan 9, 2019

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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