One of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's closest advisers said many challenges still lie ahead, including reconstruction and the presence of foreign powers.
The 59th Damascus International Fair opens despite ongoing violence in the outskirts of the Syrian capital. It’s the first such event in five years.
Russia and the Taliban Islamist militant group are both separately demanding that the U.S. leave Afghanistan after nearly 16 years of war.
After reportedly doubling their control of the country, Syrian troops conducted a nighttime raid behind enemy lines with the help of Russia.
“It’s hard to be objective about the obscenities committed by this death cult.”
The trade in stolen items has become increasingly important to the militant group as its oil revenues dwindle.
Explosives for the device were sent to Australia via air cargo from Turkey, and the bomb was assembled with assistance from an Islamic State commander, said federal police.
Russia's latest meeting with Iran and Iraq signals a growing cooperation between the powers, and a decline in U.S. influence in the Middle East.
Foreign cyberattacks and economic uncertainties were ranked third.
An Iraqi military commander told local media that his forces killed four ISIS suicide bombers, but a fifth got away and slaughtered a family.
Army Sergeant Ikaika Erik Kang was indicted last week on four counts of attempting to provide material support to ISIS and faces 80 years behind bars.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said he doesn't know what happened to 39 Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Iraq, but he'll pay to find out.
Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki thanked Russia for its "tremendous contribution" to Iraq and Syria by battling the Islamic State militant group.
Pro-Kurd media shared footage of Syrians burning burqas and cutting their beards after the Syrian Democratic Forces defeated ISIS in an area of Raqqa.
Majority-Shiite Muslim neighbors Iran and Iraq have a volatile history and differing views on the U.S., but they share an interest in battling jihadis.
The Syrian military and Hezbollah joined forces to take down the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham on Lebanon’s restive border.
The three countries all want a stake in Syria's future and appear willing to secure it by making long-term military commitments.
Most oil and gas fields are under the control of U.S.-backed forces, despite Syrian military gains.
Russia is still not sure whether its military killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Two Syrian activist groups with ties to the country's opposition also offered opposing claims about the Islamic State militant group leader's death.
Despite being largely defeated in its former Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, the Islamic State militant group is still gaining territory amid new clashes.
The Islamic State militant group killed an activist from California, a U.S. Army veteran from New York and another YPG volunteer from the U.K.
U.S. allies and enemies have praised Iraq for defeating the Islamic State militant group in Mosul, highlighting the complex nature of battling ISIS.