September 2016

Syria’s war: Blasts hit Tartous, Homs, Hasaka

Damascus, At least 40 people have been killed and dozens wounded in five explosions across mostly government-controlled areas of Syria, according to state media reports. Monday morning’s blasts hit the coastal city of Tartous, the…


U.S.-Russia deal on Syria in jeopardy

Hangzhou, At the 11th hour, a groundbreaking deal between the U.S. and Russia to broker a ceasefire in Syria is in jeopardy. Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters that a “couple of tough issues”…



Counter-ISIL Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Sept. 3, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials…