The scramble for eastern Syria: ISIS prisoners, Russia, Assad, Turkey

Eastern Syria has been plunged into chaos by Trump’s decision … [Read more...]

Liberman warns Assad planning to rebuild large Syrian army after civil war

Lauds Trump's sanctions, saying Tehran using nuke deal to fund terrorism … [Read more...]

In sign of stability, Syria’s Assad names new defense and other ministers

Assad appears militarily unassailable, but relies heavily on his allies … [Read more...]

With victory assured, why is Assad suddenly wary of Iran’s embrace?

Tehran seeks Mediterranean naval base, air bases and uranium … [Read more...]

Putin hosts Syrian President Bashar Assad for talks in Russia

Assad, rarely seen outside Syria, travels to Sochi … [Read more...]

As Assad picks his poison, Syrians’ suffering and Israeli fears diverge

Chemical attack does not surprise Israel; more worried about a Shiite axis … [Read more...]

For first time in conflict, Assad launches air strikes on US-backed Kurds

YPG makes up significant portion of US-backed Syria Democratic Forces … [Read more...]

Family of American-Israeli journalist killed by Islamic State sues Assad

Sotloffs argue in $90 million suit Syria provided support for IS … [Read more...]

Palmyra victory shows Assad, Putin finally confronting Islamic State

Defeat in Syria could push terrorist group to new attacks in Europe … [Read more...]

Obama says Assad must go to end Syria civil war

US president insists embattled leader can’t take part in future elections … [Read more...]

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