World leaders demand humanitarian access to Syria's eastern Ghouta, where an escalating battle has left almost 350 civilians dead
The Syrian Arab Republic is a Middle Eastern country located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. It shares a border with Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, and Israel.
For the past fifty years the country has been governed by the Assad family. The current president, Bashar Assad, took over after his father's death in 2000.
As of 2015, more than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives in the ongoing civil war, which began with pro-democracy protests in 2011. More than 11 million have been forced from their homes in the conflict between the regime, ISIS, and anti-government forces.
With the Assad regime's advances the civil war and America's reduced involvement in the region, Israel has been forced to make significant changes in its policies in the Golan Heights
The month-long offensive between the Syrian Kurds and Turkey isn't showing any signs of slowing down
Human rights groups say the latest round of violence resulted in at least 250 dead, the highest death toll in the area since its 2013 chemical attack
Monday's bombardment is part of a wider escalation in warfare on several fronts in Syria in recent months as President Bashar Assad pushes to end the seven-year rebellion against him
Erdogan has no reason to risk a direct confrontation with Russia, its only powerful ally now that relations with the U.S. have reached the edge of the abyss. But will he have a choice?
All of the Russian president’s achievements in Syria could come crashing down unless he answers this one fundamental question
In response to Syrian report of government forces entering Afrin 'within hours' to support Kurdish militia, Turkish Foreign Minister promises Turkey cannot be stopped
If Trump decides to 'punish' the Kurds and deny them the funding that his administration is giving them, Russia would be happy to step in
To imply that Israel, the greatest military power in the region, is a helpless victim of Iranian aggression misses the truth – and damages Israel’s deterrence