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Syrian government forces hit last rebel enclave, killing 9

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BEIRUT — Syrian government rockets hit two villages in the last rebel stronghold in northwestern Syria on Thursday, killing at least nine civilians, including...

Syrian refugee swimmer makes his mark at the Paralympics

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ATHENS, Greece — When Ibrahim Al Hussein fled Syria in 2012 after being wounded by an explosion during his country's civil war, his life...

Costly and critical: the battle for a key Yemeni city

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MARIB CITY, Yemen — The two fighters stand shoulder-to-shoulder on a mountain overlook, with a clear view below of the enemy‚Äôs position. They are...

EXPLAINER: When is the US war in Afghanistan really over?

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WASHINGTON — As the last U.S. combat troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, the question arises: When is the war really over? ...

Judge: Libya’s Hifter cannot claim immunity from civil suits

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Libyan military commander who previously lived for decades in Virginia cannot claim head-of-state immunity as a defense in lawsuits accusing...

As troops leave, US to keep airstrike option in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will remain involved in the Afghanistan war into September, keeping the option of launching airstrikes against the Taliban to...

Nations chart future steps against Islamic State extremists

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ROME — As the U.S. works on its military withdrawal from Afghanistan, members of the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group met Monday...

Lebanon’s crisis threatens one of its few unifiers, the army

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BEIRUT — Since the civil war, through wars with Israel, militant bombings and domestic turmoil, Lebanese have considered their military as an anchor for...

Syria’s last aid crossing in balance as Biden to meet Putin

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President Joe Biden will seek to stave off another surge of civilian suffering in the devastating war in Syria when he meets President Vladimir...

Erdogan and Biden meet at a tense moment for Turkish-US ties

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ANKARA, Turkey — President Joe Biden and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have known each other for years, but their meeting Monday will be...