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.
The trend is a significant spike as the death toll exceeds the 36 estimated by Reuters to have been killed in Syria over the previous 15 months.
As forces supported by the U.S. and Russia defeat ISIS across Syria, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson seeks Moscow's help to prevent a new conflict.
A $3.25 million donation from the Clooney Foundation for Justice, Google and HP will pay for transportation, school supplies, computers, content, curriculum and teacher training.
U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley said that fighting wars across the globe will not get easier over time.
The Shiite militants announced the end of days of fighting against the Sunni Nusra Front. The U.S. considers both groups to be “foreign terrorist organizations.”
Three lions, two tigers, two Asian black bears, and two hyenas have been rescued from the Magic World amusement park near Aleppo.
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.
Hafez al-Assad finished in the lower end of the International Mathematical Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro.
Special Forces head General Raymond Thomas said that, while the U.S. may wanna stay, Syria was a sovereign state and its government backs Russia.
Turkey's state-run news agency listed 10 of the military outposts used by Washington in the fight against ISIS.
Most oil and gas fields are under the control of U.S.-backed forces, despite Syrian military gains.
The report said civilians were subjected to "relentless and unlawful attacks" by the coalition during the Mosul military operation.
It is claimed that Baghdadi has been living in the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor.
U.S. allies and enemies have praised Iraq for defeating the Islamic State militant group in Mosul, highlighting the complex nature of battling ISIS.