How Assad Benefits From US Airstrikes
September 23 2014 2:25 PM
Without having to worry about ISIS, the Syrian regime can now turn its attention to other rebel groups threatening Bashar Assad's forces.
US Airstrikes In Syria Aimed At Stopping Khorasan
September 23 2014 1:44 PM
The U.S. targeted the Khorasan group in Syria, an al Qaeda splinter, because it was planning an attack on the west.
Watch US Airstrikes In Syria
September 23 2014 1:32 PM
The first round of airstrikes in Syria hit 14 ISIS targets.
Are US Airstrikes Working?
September 23 2014 1:29 PM
Six weeks of U.S. airstrikes in Iraq have failed to wipe out Islamic State group militants. What does that say about the Syria campaign?
What The Use Of Tomahawk Cruise Missiles In Syria Tells Us
September 23 2014 12:44 PM
The missiles are typically employed to hit large buildings surgically without destroying them or the surroundings.
The Islamic State 'Capital'
September 23 2014 12:21 PM
Home to some 220,000 inhabitants, Raqqa is the seat of the terrorist group's power — and was the target of U.S.-led airstrikes Tuesday.
Boehner Backs Obama On Syria Airstrikes
September 23 2014 12:12 PM
House Speaker John Boehner said the airstrikes "must be part of a larger effort" to destroy ISIS.
F-22 Raptor Stealth Fighter Has Combat Debut In Syria
September 23 2014 12:10 PM
Born to shoot down Soviet jets, the Lockheed Martin plane sat idle for nine years before finding a mission.
Former British PM Tony Blair Calls US Airstrikes in Syria 'The Right Thing'
September 23 2014 10:55 AM
"What we've got to do is understand this is a battle of moderation and modernity versus extremism and reactionary politics," Blair said.
US Airstrikes Also Targeting Nusra Front
September 23 2014 10:43 AM
Al Qaeda's affiliate on the ground in Syria has already reportedly lost 30 fighters.
'This Is Not America's Fight Alone'
September 23 2014 10:25 AM
After overnight airstikes in Syria, Obama said the next step to combat ISIS will be equipping and training moderate Syrian opposition forces.
What Led Obama To Target ISIS?
September 23 2014 9:29 AM
The U.S. and its Arab allies began strikes at around 8:30 p.m. EDT Monday.
Obama To Speak On Syrian Airstrikes
September 23 2014 9:20 AM
The U.S. and five Middle East allies hit ISIS targets in Syria Monday night.
ISIL, ISIS, Islamic State, Daesh: What's The Difference?
September 23 2014 9:06 AM
The Islamic State group, the militant organization active in Iraq and Syria, is also called various other names.
US Lawmakers Support Obama On ISIS Strikes
September 23 2014 8:50 AM
U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Saxby Chambliss commended the president for launching airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.
France Says Airstrikes Against ISIS Might Not Be Legal, Then Backtracks
September 23 2014 7:56 AM
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius questioned the legality of airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria, then said "it is possible to act."
Man Suspected Of Making Crude Bombs During Iraq War Arrested In London
September 23 2014 7:18 AM
Improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, reportedly caused the most American and British deaths between 2003 and 2011 in Iraq.
Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet Over Golan Heights
September 23 2014 6:58 AM
The jet — a Sukhoi Su-24 — had reportedly traveled 2,600 feet west of the border into Israel before turning around.
US Informed Syria Of Airstrikes
September 23 2014 3:18 AM
The U.S. government warned the Syrian regime prior to launching airstrikes on ISIS strongholds in the country.
Israeli Troops Kill Alleged Abductors Of 3 Teenagers
September 23 2014 3:12 AM
The two Palestinians, who had remained at large since the abductions in June, were being pursued by the Israeli military since July.