Putin Denies Provoking Ukraine With Rebel Passports

Vladimir Putin is making Russian passports more easily available to Ukrainians living in the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk, where pro-Kremlin separatists have been battling Kiev forces.

Syria War in Pictures: Eight Years Later

On the eighth anniversary of the Syrian war, this collection of photos from 2011 through 2019 show the story of how years of war have reshaped the country.

Will Syria Finally Achieve Peace?

With the Syrian government and U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces emerging as the top winners in war, the two sides are trying to reach an understanding.

Syria Rebels Burn $1.4 Million in ISIS Drugs

Syrian rebel group Maghawir al-Thawra vowed to keep Al-Tanf free of drugs, but Syria, Russia and Iran say the insurgents and the U.S. have no business there.

High School Votes To Keep Controversial 'Rebel' Mascot

Students at Juanita High School voted to keep their "Rebels" mascot after several petitions ensnared the Kirkland, Washington, community into a debate on symbols of racial hate, the Confederacy and U.S. history.