The axis of Russia, Iran and Syria faced attacks from Turkey in Afrin and Western pressure to cease bombing rebels in eastern Ghouta.
“Holy Defense” lets players fight as Hezbollah while defending towns and Shiite Muslim shrines under attack by ISIS in Syria and Lebanon.
Yevgeniy Prigozhin rose from running a hot dog stand in the 1990s to interfering in the U.S. elections and controlling Russian mercenaries in Syria.
The relationship between Russia and the U.S. is getting worse as Moscow accuses Washington of supporting regime change.
One leading Russian senator said, “It would be good if the Americans, along with us, took part in liberating eastern Ghouta from the terrorists.”
At least 250 people, many of them children, were killed by Syrian air strikes on the rebel-held region of eastern Ghouta in just two days, leading the U.N. children's agency to say the suffering cannot be described using words. This slideshow shows the horrors faced by families in the besieged region. Warning: This gallery contains graphic images that could be disturbing to some readers.
Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' Quds Force, has left the shadows for the spotlight.
Syrian air force bombardments killed at least 100 people, including 20 children, monitors say.
Turkish troops could soon be confronting Kurds and Syrian allied forces in the northwest.
Part of the unmanned aerial vehicle was recovered from the wreckage of an Iranian drone downed over Israel.
The unidentified man says he was kidnapped after working as a freelance reporter in the region.
“Those who have to leave Syria are the ones who have not been permitted by the Syrian government,” said one of the top advisers to Iran’s supreme leader.
Information on the whereabouts of the bodies was provided by two high-level ISIS figures captured last month.
Trump’s figures have been disputed.
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi once laid claim to half of Iraq and Syria, but now only a small, mostly desert stretch known as Al-Jazeera, or "the Island," remains.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, “The U.S. government is the cruelest and most merciless system in the world.”
“The actions of the U.S. coalition do not comply with legal norms. Beyond all doubt, it is an unprecedented act of aggression,” one Russian senator said.
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. military “can’t fix the problems in Afghanistan” and Russia “really holds the cards” in Syria.
An account affiliated with Turkey’s so-called Operation Olive Branch claimed Kurdish fighters attacked the Free Syrian Army with chlorine gas.
Roman Filippov will be made Hero of Russia after his deadly standoff with the rebels.