JERUSALEM Israeli soldiers patrolling the disputed Golan Heights along the border with Syria fired back after coming under fire overnight, an Israeli Defence Forces statement said Tuesday.
Russia wants Iran to be part of the process. In this fight for control of Syria, Iran is one of the biggest backers of embattled President Bashar al-Assad. So Russia says Iran should be part of the peace process.
A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency on May 20, 2013, allegedly shows a Syrian soldier scanning the area for hostiles in the the town of Qusayr in Homs province Three members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group died of wounds sustained while fighting for control of strategic Syrian town near the Lebanese border, the ... (more)
Three people were killed in further sectarian fighting in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Tuesday, security sources said, raising the death toll from four days of sporadic conflict related to Syria's civil war to nine.
Moscow seen as struggling for relevance as its Mideast grasp slips away; rebels view Russian involvement as thwarting resolution in Syria.
Syrian political cartoonist Ali Ferzat, shown earlier this month at the Oslo Freedom Forum, says pens have the power to topple dictators.
A Montana man died in a rock climbing accident as he tried to climb to the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, authorities said.
President Barack Obama will be meeting with his disaster response team, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, on Tuesday before delivering a statement on the devastating tornado that tore through... President Barack Obama will be meeting with his disaster response team, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, on ... (more)
Dr. Lamont Colucci is an associate professor of politics at Ripon College, recent Fulbright scholar to the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, and author of The National Security Doctrines of the American Presidency: How they Shape our Present and Future , among other books.
They grabbed a 24-year-old university student and drove off. That was a year ago.
The House has passed a bill making it a crime for people to falsely claim they have received a military medal in order to obtain money or government benefits.
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Intense fighting is reported from the strategic Syrian town of Qusair, as rebels and government forces fight to control the area.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he doubts the U.S./Russian initiative can stop the fighting.
A senior Hizbullah terrorist was among 20 members of the group who were killed in intense fighting in Syria on Sunday, Al Arabiya reports.
Damascus: The EU decision to lift Syrian oil sanctions to aid the opposition has accelerated a scramble for control over wells and pipelines in rebel-held areas and helped consolidate the grip of jihadist groups over the country's key resources.