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November 23, 2022, 3:11 PM

Report: Explosion near Syrian capital kills Iranian colonel

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says an explosion in Syria has killed one of its officers
November 23, 2022, 3:11 PM
Report: Explosion near Syrian capital kills Iranian colonel
November 15, 2022, 7:59 PM

Bodies of 2 girls found in Syria camp housing IS families

The beheaded bodies of two Egyptian girls were found in the sprawling camp.
November 15, 2022, 7:59 PM
1 month ago

Strikes in Syria hit fuel convoy from Iraq; Iranians killed

Syrian opposition activists say airstrikes in Syria along the border with Iraq have targeted Iran-backed militiamen, inflicting casualties
1 month ago
1 month ago

Group warns of rampant violence in Syria camp of IS families

An international aid group is warning that a sprawling camp in northeastern Syria that houses tens of thousands of women and children linked to the extremist Islamic State group is witnessing pervasive violence, exploitation and lawless
1 month ago
Group warns of rampant violence in Syria camp of IS families
1 month ago

Monitors say 10 killed in Syria shelling of tent settlements

First responders and opposition war monitors say Syrian government forces have shelled tent settlements housing families displaced by the country’s conflict in the rebel-held northwest, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens
1 month ago
Monitors say 6 killed in Syria's shelling of tent settlement
1 month ago

Israeli attack on suburbs of Syrian capital wounds soldier

The Syrian army says Israel has carried out an airstrike on the suburbs of the Syrian capital of Damascus wounding a soldier and damaging property
1 month ago
Israeli attack on suburbs of Syrian capital wounds soldier
2 months ago

Envoy says UN to push for nationwide cease-fire in Syria

The U.N. envoy for Syria says the United Nations will push for a nationwide cease-fire in the war-wrecked country — even after bursts of fighting in the last rebel-held region have punctured a two-year truce there
2 months ago
Envoy says UN to push for nationwide cease-fire in Syria
2 months ago

Syria official: US drone attack kills IS member in northeast

A U.S.-led coalition drone strike in northeastern Syria has killed an Islamic State group member
2 months ago
Syria official: US drone attack kills IS member in northeast
3 months ago

Failed rocket attack targets US military base in Syria, CENTCOM says

There was a failed rocket attack on the U.S. military base known as Green Village in northeast Syria, officials said.
3 months ago
Failed rocket attack targets US military base in Syria, CENTCOM says
3 months ago

US sends message to Iran with counterattacks in Syria

The United States said Wednesday that although it "does not seek conflict with Iran," it will continue to "defend" its troops against Tehran-backed militias in Syria.
3 months ago
US sends message to Iran with counterattacks in Syria
3 months ago

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria

The U.S. military said it carried out airstrikes on Tuesday targeting areas of eastern Syria controlled by Iran-backed militias.
3 months ago
US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria
3 months ago

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria

The U.S. military said it carried out airstrikes on Tuesday targeting areas of eastern Syria controlled by Iran-backed militias.
3 months ago
US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria
5 months ago

US says drone strike kills ISIS leader in Syria

A U.S. military drone strike has killed the top ISIS leader in Syria, an official said Tuesday.
5 months ago
US says drone strike kills ISIS leader in Syria
5 months ago

US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria

U.S. Central Command said the target of the strike, Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, was a senior leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group known as Hurras al-Din.
5 months ago
US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria
5 months ago

US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria

U.S. Central Command said the target of the strike, Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, was a senior leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group known as Hurras al-Din.
5 months ago
US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria
6 months ago

US airman arrested in connection with Syria base attack that injured 4 other troops

An Air Force service member was arrested in the U.S. on Thursday in connection with an April attack at a base in Syria that injured four other troops.
6 months ago
US airman arrested in connection with Syria base attack that injured 4 other troops
6 months ago

US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader

The U.S. military conducted a ground raid in northwestern Syria that captured a top ISIS leader, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
6 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
6 months ago

US service member is 'possible suspect' in attack that wounded 4 troops in Syria

The military has identified a U.S. service member as a "possible suspect" in an April 7 attack in Syria that injured other American troops
6 months ago
US service member is 'possible suspect' in attack that wounded 4 troops in Syria
7 months ago

Biden meets with parents of American journalist Austin Tice who was abducted in Syria

After a public plea for support over the weekend, President Joe Biden wasted no time, saying on Monday he would meet with them "today."
7 months ago
Biden meets with parents of American journalist abducted in Syria
10 months ago

Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead

President Joe Biden said Thursday morning a U.S. Special Forces operation in Syria left the leader of ISIS dead.
10 months ago
Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead
10 months ago

US special forces mission in Syria

ABC News’ chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz reports on the latest details of the aftermath of a counterterrorism mission conducted in Syria.
10 months ago
US special forces mission in Syria
10 months ago

Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies

ABC News’ Mary Bruce reports the latest details behind the raid which was a symbolic show of force as Russia continues to threaten nearby Ukraine.
10 months ago
Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies
2 years ago

The children of Syria devastated by a decade of civil war

ABC News’ James Longman reports on the impact the civil war has had on Syria's children after more than 10 years, and the aftermath of ISIS.
2 years ago
The children of Syria devastated by a decade of civil war
2 years ago

Decade of death in Syria’s civil war

ABC News’ Ian Pannell looks back at the origins and impact of 10 years of deadly conflict in Syria.
2 years ago
Decade of death in Syria’s civil war
2 years ago

10 years into Syrian civil war, warning of 'catastrophic' conditions in last rebel stronghold of Idlib

Doctors and aid workers told ABC News that the situation inside Idlib, the last rebel stronghold after ten years of the Syrian civil war, are 'catastrophic.'
2 years ago
Conditions in last rebel stronghold 'catastrophic' after 10 years of Syrian war
2 years ago

Airstrike in Syria faces pushback from Democrats

Joe Biden faces pushback from Democrats about the airstrike in Syria.
2 years ago
Airstrike in Syria faces pushback from Democrats
2 years ago

US carries out airstrike against Iranian-backed militia in Syria

Structures were targeted in Al Bukamal, Syria.
2 years ago
US carries out airstrike against Iranian-backed militia in Syria
2 years ago

Exclusive look inside US patrols in northeastern Syria

ABC News' James Longman reports from the frontlines of northeastern Syria amid the partial U.S. troop withdrawal.
2 years ago
Exclusive look inside US patrols in northeastern Syria
2 years ago

US sends Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Syria to boost security for troops following Russian encounter

U.S. military sending Bradley fighting vehicles and more protection to U.S. troops in Syria following tense encounter with Russian troops.
2 years ago
US sends Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Syria to boost security for troops
2 years ago

4 US troops injured after collision with Russian vehicle in Syria

Four U.S. military personnel injured in a collision with a Russian vehicle during a tense encounter with Russian troops in Syria says a U.S. official.
2 years ago
4 US troops injured in tense encounter with Russian troops in Syria
2 years ago

US confirms fighter jet flew close to Iranian jetliner above Syria, leading to passenger injuries

A U.S. F-15 fighter jet came within a kilometer of an Iranian airliner, leading the Iranian pilots to execute a rapid descent that injured several passengers.
2 years ago
 US confirms fighter jet flew close to Iranian jetliner above Syria
2 years ago

US sanctions Assad, his wife, others in bid to shut down foreign investment for Syrian regime

The U.S. on Wednesday sanctioned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, his wife, others in the first use of law named for a Syrian military defector.
2 years ago
US sanctions Assad, his wife, others in 1st use of law named for military defector
3 years ago

Turkey and Russia agree to ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin and Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to establish a ceasefire in the Syrian province of Idlib.
3 years ago
Turkey and Russia agree to ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province
3 years ago

US ambassador to UN makes visit to Syrian border, announces $108M of new aid

A high-level U.S. administration official traveled to Syria's border for the first time in a show of support for Turkey's fight against the regime.
3 years ago
US envoy makes visit to Syrian border, announces $108M of new aid
3 years ago

Russia denies responsibility after strikes kill at least 33 Turkish troops in Syria

Russia denies responsibility after strikes kill at least 33 Turkish troops in Syria
3 years ago
Russia denies responsibility after strikes kill at least 33 Turkish troops in Syria
3 years ago

US embassy in Syria commemorates killed journalist as humanitarian disaster worsens

The U.S. embassy in Syria tweeted support for the slain journalist Marie Colvin, as the humanitarian situation worsens eight years after her death.
3 years ago
US embassy in Syria commemorates killed journalist as humanitarian disaster worsens
3 years ago

As fighting in Syria intensifies, pressure is rising for US intervention amid the crisis

As fighting over Syria's last rebel-held stronghold intensifies and puts Turkey in direct conflict with Russia, there is a growing pressure for the U.S. to do something.
3 years ago
As fighting in Syria intensifies, pressure is rising for US intervention
3 years ago

US forces come under fire while on patrol in Syria

U.S. forces and unknown individuals exchanged small arms fire on patrol near Qamlishi in Syria, with the situation now de-escalated.
3 years ago
US forces come under fire while on patrol in Syria
3 years ago

For many Kurds, the US is all they have left: Reporter's Notebook

An ABC News correspondent returns to Syria four months after a Turkish invasion.
3 years ago
For many Kurds, the US is all they have left: Reporter's Notebook
3 years ago

Gunmen open fire on US military at Syrian checkpoint

U.S. convoys continue to patrol the area and said they're determined to maintain progress made against ISIS.
3 years ago
Gunmen open fire on US military at Syrian checkpoint
3 years ago

US forces come under fire while on patrol in Syria

The troops were on patrol near Qamishli, by the Turkish-Syrian border, when they encountered a checkpoint occupied by pro-Syrian regime forces on Wednesday.
3 years ago
US forces come under fire while on patrol in Syria
3 years ago

Over half a million displaced as fighting in Syria's last rebel stronghold intensifies despite US warnings

As Syrian President Bashar al Assad pushes further into the last rebel stronghold, hundreds of thousands are fleeing amid the bleak humanitarian crisis.
3 years ago
Over half a million displaced as fighting in Syria intensifies despite US warnings
3 years ago

US Army Reserve soldier serving in Syria dies from injuries sustained in rollover accident

A 22-year-old U.S. Army soldier serving in Syria has died from injuries he sustained in a rollover accident.
3 years ago
US soldier serving in Syria dies from injuries sustained in rollover accident
3 years ago

Meet the new 'Sesame Street' Muppets comforting children displaced by Syrian war

In its efforts to comfort kids across Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon, Sesame Workshop has launched a new Arabic television program, "Ahlan Simsim."
3 years ago
Meet the new 'Sesame Street' Muppets comforting children displaced by Syrian war
3 years ago

Trump sends warning to Assad and his allies against Syrian military offensive

On Twitter Thursday, President Donald Trump warned Syria's Bashar al Assad and his backers, Iran and Russia, to halt an operation on the Idlib province.
3 years ago
Trump sends warning to Assad and his allies against Syrian military offensive
3 years ago

After US withdrawal, a heartbreaking look at growing humanitarian crisis in Syria

Turkish forces have swarmed the region, hitting vulnerable U.S.-allied Kurdish forces hard. “Nightline” met with two families who suffered unspeakable loss amid the ongoing violence.
3 years ago
After US withdrawal, a heartbreaking look at growing humanitarian crisis in Syria
3 years ago

Doctor describes fighting to save her people in underground hospital 'targeted' by Assad regime

Dr. Amani Ballour became "The Cave's" lead doctor at only 28 years old.
3 years ago
Doctor describes saving lives in underground hospital 'targeted' by Assad regime
3 years ago

Female Syrian doctor saved lives in an underground hospital during airstrikes: Part 1

Dr. Amani Ballour speaks with “Nightline” about helping thousands of civilians who were injured by bombing and chemical attacks in a hospital 65 feet below the surface known as “The Cave.”
3 years ago
Female Syrian doctor saved lives in an underground hospital during airstrikes: Part 1
3 years ago

Syrian doctor starts new life as refugee in Turkey: Part 2

Dr. Amani Ballour, who led a subterranean hospital known as “The Cave” in Syria, reflects on those she left behind and the memories she still carries with her.
3 years ago
Syrian doctor starts new life as refugee in Turkey: Part 2
3 years ago

Despite smaller footprint, military objective remains the same in Syria: Gen. Milley

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley sits down with ABC's "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz in his first interview since assuming the post.
3 years ago
Despite smaller footprint, military objective remains the same in Syria: Gen. Milley