SUZAN FRASER and BASSEM MROUE / The Associated PressFeb 10, 2020
A U.N. official says the number of people displaced by the violence since December has reached nearly 700,000, up from 600,000. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE / The Associated PressJan 29, 2020
The offensive, part of a Russian-backed military assault, is displacing hundreds of thousands who are fleeing to safer areas. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
PHILIP ISSA / The Associated PressJul 24, 2018
Syria's military claims the jet was targeted by Israel over Syrian territory as it flew sorties against Islamic State militants. Meanwhile, Syrian forces reach the border fence at the edge of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
JOSEF FEDERMAN / The Associated PressJul 5, 2018
Israel wishes to keep Iran, a Syrian ally, as far away from its border as possible—along with Iran's proxy, the Lebanese militia Hezbollah. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
The Associated PressMay 12, 2018
The death toll includes 19 Iranians, raising fears that the region may be sliding into an unprecedented direct confrontation between two archenemies. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
JOSEF FEDERMAN / The Associated PressMay 9, 2018
The Israeli military said its Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted some of the incoming projectiles, while others caused only minimal damage. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
BASSEM MROUE / The Associated PressApr 30, 2018
Iranian media gave conflicting reports about the attack on government outposts in Syria’s northern region amid speculation that it was carried out by neighboring Israel. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
SARAH EL DEEB and BASSEM MROUE / The Associated PressMar 23, 2018
Hours after the main rebel group in the area declares a cease-fire, an agreement is reached to evacuate the second of three areas held by opposition fighters east of Damascus. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
SARAH EL DEEB and SUZAN FRASER / The Associated PressMar 19, 2018
President Erdogan calls the Afrin campaign the "most important phase" of the military operation launched Jan. 20 and aimed at driving Syrian Kurdish forces out border areas. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
BASSEM MROUE and PHILIP ISSA / The Associated PressMar 12, 2018
Parallel offensives waged by Turkey and the Syrian government on separate towns on Monday compound a 'catastrophic' humanitarian situation. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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