Photo of Syrian rebels entering the town of Saraqeb, in Idlib province, Syria

Activists: Syrian Opposition Fighters Retake Key Town

BEIRUT — Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters retook a strategic northwestern town from government forces on Thursday, opposition activists said, cutting a key highway just days after the government reopened it for the first time since 2012. Despite los...
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Erdogan: Turkey Captures Slain IS Leader Al-Baghdadi’s Wife

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has captured a wife of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. "We caught his wife, but we didn't make a fuss about it. I am announcing this today for ...

Fresno Syrian Responds to Chem Attacks

The chemical attacks in Syria have shocked the world. In the northwest Syrian region of Idlib, close to 100, including children…dead. Images of lifeless civilians…. Are too much to describe… Said Ha...