Orouba Barakat and her daughter, Halla, were attacked in their apartment, and relatives blame the Syrian government for their deaths.
The free world kept a safe distance when Syria erupted.
The Holocaust Museum has found itself in the middle of a fraught debate over the Obama administration’s legacy in Syria after withdrawing research.
In the battered suburb of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus, students are trying to resume their studies, which have been cut short by war.
American officials say the decision to end a two-week standoff involved a trade-off of competing priorities, and speaks to the complexity of the Syrian war.
To slam the door in the face of those fleeing persecution would be an act of self-harm for America.
An Islamic State convoy of buses with fighters and family members aboard finally gets to ISIS territory in eastern Syria, after Russia asks American planes to stay away.
Raghida had to leave her drawings behind in Syria, but now new work is on display.
A Times reporter travels to Raqqa, the wounded heart of the Islamic State, and finds residents trapped by airstrikes, artillery fire and land mines.
This week’s attack represents a major strategic and moral improvement in the Jewish state’s policy toward the Assad regime, Iran and Hezbollah.
The Syrian site was said to produce precision missiles and chemical weapons, which Syria had agreed to give up in 2013.
“It has not reached Iraq and will not reach Iraq,” an American official said, though the military says food and water are reaching the militants and their families.
A commission of inquiry added to the mountain of evidence of the military’s role in the April 4 attack, which killed at least 83 people.
Syrian forces and allied militias re-entered the strategically important city of Deir al-Zour, but it could still take weeks to retake the entire city from Islamic State fighters.
In “A Disappearance in Damascus,” the journalist Deborah Campbell searches for her guide, an Iraqi refugee.
The Islamic State sent a young Indonesian to fight in the Philippines. His shocked family now reckons with his role.
American officials say the pace of the fight against the Islamic State is not slowing, even as the militants’ territory continues to shrink.
The Islamic State’s convoy, chased around Syria for five days with nowhere to go, has become emblematic of the militants’ declining fortunes.
Even with the Islamic State on the run, U.S. advisers grapple with political and military problems in wresting Iraqi and Syrian towns from extremists.
A convoy of 308 Islamic State militants has nowhere to go, with angry ISIS comrades in front of them, a broken Syrian deal behind and U.S. bombers overhead.
The outlawed munitions killed or maimed nearly 1,000 people last year, largely because of the Syria war.
American airstrikes stranded a convoy of 670 ISIS militants in the middle of Syria, as other warplanes bombed fighters coming to their rescue.
Visits to key military bases create contrasting impressions, including between service members and their commander in chief.
The story and work of Hosam Katan, a Syrian photographer, reveals much about how coverage of the Syrian conflict has changed.
Before his arrest, Parveg Ahmed had been stopped and questioned at Kennedy Airport about social media posts praising ISIS.
Hosam Katan’s story reveals much about how coverage of the Syrian conflict has changed.
If Iran is the only country that cares what happens after the war ends, the Middle East will be in big trouble.
The Islamic State militants are being taken to eastern Syria in a deal for the remains of eight people thought to be Lebanese soldiers.
The Lebanese Army announced a truce to try to recover soldiers. Separately, Hezbollah and its Syrian allies said Islamic State fighters had surrendered.
The “Party of God” has evolved from a Lebanese militant group into the spearhead of an international militia network led by Tehran.