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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

Iran will now be able to exert its influence more widely in Syria, leaving Israel wondering whether it can count on Washington for support in the event of war.

  • Dec 21, 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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