Syria

Child lying in bed with oxygen mask over face (© Mohammed Karkas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Partners pledge day of reckoning for chemical attacks in Syria

The Assad regime in Syria is suspected of several chemical attacks against rebels and civilians. Thirty nations are partnering to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Rex Tillerson at lectern in front of large, black, granite statue (State Dept.)

Tillerson bolsters trans-Atlantic alliances in Europe

Rex Tillerson highlighted U.S. alliances in a weeklong trip to Europe. Here are the highlights from London, Paris, Davos and Warsaw.
Rex Tillerson at lectern (© AP Images)

Tillerson outlines ‘the way forward’ toward stable Syria

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offers five goals to end the conflict in Syria in a speech at Stanford University in California.
Woman fighter holding yellow banner (© Bulent Kilic/AFP via Getty Images)

ISIS’ reign of terror ends in Raqqa. Fight to destroy ISIS...

The rout of Islamic State forces continues across Iraq and Syria, where Raqqa, the city the extremists called their capital, is free from ISIS brutality.
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Accelerating the campaign to annihilate ISIS

Progress in driving ISIS from territory it seized in Iraq and Syria has dramatically accelerated under the Trump administration.
Nikki Haley speaking (© Volkan Furuncu/Anadolu/Getty Images)

The gavel passes quickly for U.N. Security Council presidents

No one can run for president of the United Nations Security Council. The job simply rotates each month among the 15 nations.
Syrian child receiving oxygen from a medic (© Getty Images)

In photos: The chemical attack in Syria

Images from Syria's chemical attack on its own people on April 4 continue to shock the world.
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President Trump, Ambassador Haley decry chemical attack in Syria

President Trump and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley condemn the Syrian regime’s April 4 chemical attack on its own people.
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Ridding the world of chemical weapons

Global leaders are condemning Syria for what President Trump calls its "barbaric" chemical weapon attack on April 4 that killed scores of civilians.