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September 14, 2017
The center of Tal Afar the day after the city was declared fully liberated from the Islamic State group, Sept. 1, 2017. The city, mostly intact, was declared fully liberated from the militant group a day earlier, thanks to a gap in its security cordon which allowed hundreds of their fighters to flee. (Ivor Prickett/The New York Times)
U.S. citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria
September 14, 2017 - 1:55pm
June 28, 2017
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a joint news conference with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian following their meeting in Moscow, Russia June 20, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
Russia says will respond 'with dignity' if USA mounts Syria strike
June 28, 2017 - 1:52pm
June 26, 2017
White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
June 26, 2017 - 9:47pm
June 6, 2017
Young Syrian refugees are using a new tool to fight hopelessness: Minecraft
June 6, 2017 - 2:19pm
May 18, 2017
U.S. strikes Syria militia threatening U.S.-backed forces, officials say
May 18, 2017 - 2:27pm
April 11, 2017
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Robertsplay button
Sean Spicer apologizes for 'inappropriate, insensitive' Holocaust comment
April 11, 2017 - 5:38pm
April 10, 2017
A hangar at the Syrian Shayrat Air Base is seen in this still image taken from undated handout video. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout
Trump administration open to additional strikes on Syria
April 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
April 9, 2017
President Donald Trump (R) speaks next to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a bilateral meeting with China's President Xi Jinping (Not Pictured) at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 7, 2017.
Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria attack
April 9, 2017 - 4:41pm
A civil defence member breathes through an oxygen mask, after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria April 4, 2017. REUTERS / Ammar Abdullah
U.S. officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack
April 9, 2017 - 11:31am
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes a statement about the visit of China's President Xi Jinping and about the situation in Syria, at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
Tillerson cites Russian inaction as helping to fuel Syrian poison gas attack
April 9, 2017 - 9:25am
April 7, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement about missile strikes on a Syrian airfield, at his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo
Many Trump voters welcome U.S. air strikes as show of strength
April 7, 2017 - 4:24pm
Brian Williams from "NBC Nightly News" answers a question during the panel for NBC News at the NBC Universal sessions of the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, California in this January 10, 2010 file photo.play button
MSNBC's Brian Williams criticized for calling US missile strike 'beautiful'
April 7, 2017 - 3:09pm
U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria on April 7, 2017. Ford Williams/Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo
Syrian jets take off from air base U.S. missiles struck
April 7, 2017 - 2:46pm
U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter conducts strike operations against Syria while in the Mediterranean Sea. Ford Williams/Courtesy U.S. Navy
U.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces 'aggression'
April 7, 2017 - 7:39am
April 6, 2017
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears on stage at the Women in the World Summit in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Hillary Clinton calls for U.S. to bomb Syrian air fields
April 6, 2017 - 8:21pm