WASHINGTON | US lacks leverage as assault on Syrian enclave looms

WASHINGTON — Despite dire U.S. warnings and fears of a humanitarian disaster, the Trump administration has…

BEIRUT | For trapped Syrian rescuers, an elaborately planned escape

BEIRUT  — The call came on Saturday night. In the raging war zone that is southwestern…

BEIRUT  | Syrian troops celebrate recapture of border crossing

BEIRUT  — Syrian soldiers are celebrating the recapture of the main border crossing with Jordan, raising…

JABER AS-SARHAN, Jordan | Syrian troops recapture vital border crossing with Jordan

JABER AS-SARHAN, Jordan — Syrian government forces recaptured a vital border crossing with Jordan on Friday…

BEIRUT | Syrian troops reach border crossing with Jordan

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces on Friday reached a vital border crossing with Jordan and raised…

Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

BEIRUT/February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for…

Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

BEIRUT/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison…

Syrian rebels down purported Russian warplane; pilot dead

BEIRUT/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Russian pilot who ejected from his fighter jet after it was shot…

The Latest: 3 Turkish soldiers killed in Afrin operation

BEIRUT/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The…

Russia-sponsored Syria meeting starts in Sochi

MOSCOW /January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Russia’s foreign minister opened a Moscow-sponsored peace conference for Syria on Tuesday…

Fighting flares up on hill Turkey seized in Syria offensive

KILIS, Turkey/January 29, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Renewed clashes erupted on Monday on a strategic hilltop in northwestern Syria…

The Latest: 1st week of Turkish attack on Afrin killed 102

BEIRUT, Lebanon/January 26, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The Kurdish-led…

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan to ‘drown’ Syrian Kurdish force

BEIRUT/January 15, 2018 (AP) (STL.News) —The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 1: 50 p.m.…

The Latest: Austria official: Migrant remark not provocative

BERLIN/January 11, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the migration issues in Europe (all times local): 3:30 p.m.…

Syrian insurgents in counteroffensive in northwestern area

BEIRUT/January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Syrian insurgent groups have launched a counteroffensive against government forces advancing toward a…

Germany indicts Syrian on charges of promoting Islamic State

BERLIN/January 09, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—A 37-year-old Syrian man has been formally charged in Germany on allegations of promoting…

Syrian troops capture 14 villages from rebels

BEIRUT/January 08, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Syrian government forces captured 14 villages on Monday as they advance on the largest…

Chicago foundation awards $100M to Syrian children’s program

CHICAGO /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A Chicago foundation awarded $100 million Wednesday to two New…

Syrian who set out solo from Libya in tiny boat is rescued

ROME / December 4, 2017 (AP) (STL.News)  — A Syrian refugee has been saved at sea…

Suicide bombers strike Syrian capital as war enters 7th year

DAMASCUS, Syria/March 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Suicide bombers hit the main judicial building and a restaurant…

Blast in Syrian town on Turkish border kills nearly 50

Blast in Syrian town BEIRUT (AP)(STL.News) — A car bomb ripped through a busy commercial district…