The new deployment is part of an expanding series of military and diplomatic steps the United States has taken to defuse tensions with Turkey, a NATO ally.
The “intolerable” conditions at the Al Hol camp in Syria, set up to house families fleeing Islamic State strongholds, are fueling radicalization, according to a United Nations report.
Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria.
Azadeh Moaveni’s “Guest House for Young Widows” tries to understand why middle-class girls and women would join a jihadist movement.
Western nations had tried to prevent the Adrian Darya 1 from delivering 2.1 million barrels of oil to President Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria.
Gibraltar released the tanker last month after Iran promised it would not deliver its 2.1 million barrels of oil to Syria.
He was 21 years old. And then he left to join the insurgency.
Smuggled guns, dying children, tents set on fire, contaminated water, guards stabbed and ISIS ideology spreading unchecked: Welcome to Al Hol.
The Iran-backed Lebanese militia said it fired missiles at an Israeli border post in retaliation for recent Israeli strikes.
Israel believes Iran is trying to equip its Arab allies with high-tech weapons that could overwhelm Israel’s defenses. It has been taking action to stop it.
What began as a peaceful uprising against President Assad in 2011 has become a full-scale civil war.
IS has lost its 'capital' Raqqa, but it has taken the might of a global alliance to crush it.
More than 80 people have been killed in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in northern Syria.
Why did the US target this airbase in its first intentional attack on Syria in six years of war?
The Pentagon releases video of missiles targeting a Syrian airfield being launched from US ships.
The BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen shares his images - and thoughts - from a journey through ruins of Syria's Aleppo.