One year after a vicious battle turned the tides of war for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, he and his Russian ally want the U.S. gone.
“It was all theater,” said the U.S.-backed commander who has since switched his allegiance to Turkey.
The Pentagon said it would stay "as long as we need to," defying Syria, Russia and Iran, which see U.S. military presence as illegal.
"Everything is fine, just perfect. I congratulate the aircraft builders and I think we will deliver good news to the defense ministry," Putin said of the new TU-160M2.
"Lie in wait for them at every chance to ambush. The Levant is the graveyard of the Russians and Americans," reads text on a recent propaganda image.
Syria's war is almost over and experts say the U.S. has few options to counter what's been a major victory for Russia, Iran and President Bashar al-Assad.
As Russia consolidates its position in Syria and the Middle East as a whole, it's reaching out to rivals and selling them a coveted weapon, the S-400.
The 2,000-year-old Lion of al-Lat statue is a symbol of peace, but its restoration is only a reprieve from the death and destruction Palmyra has witnessed.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said "the necessary conditions have been created for putting an end to the fratricidal war in Syria."
Despite thousands of “spontaneous returns” by displaced Syrians, the United Nations doesn’t think the country is safe yet.
Russia dismissed jokes by U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon and called the new HMS Queen Elizabeth "a large, convenient naval target."
The U.S. and Russian militaries have found themselves increasingly at odds in the world.
President Donald Trump has changed course a number of times on Syria, but recent events pit him directly against Russia and Iran.
Kurdish militants are on the front lines of U.S.-led efforts to defeat the Islamic State militant group, but what happens when the battle's over?
The Syrian Civil Defense, aka the White Helmets, have received global recognition for rescue efforts, but also have been accused of supporting rebels.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford said President Barack Obama left his successor with little option but to ultimately withdraw.
The Syrian city has now been without running water for four days, according to the U.N.
When a rebel fighter who is a father of four is kidnapped by ISIS, the family flees to Germany.
George and Amal Clooney meet with Syrian refugee families for the International Rescue Committee, plus videos from UNICEF, the Holocaust Museum and more.