Syrian President Envisions China Rebuilding His War-Torn Country

World | Ryan Pickrell
Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk past along a street in the government held Sheikh Saeed district of Aleppo, during a media tour, Syria December 12, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

‘A friend that you can rely on’

Assad Calls New US Troops Deployed To Syria 'Invaders'

| Jonah Bennett
Bashar al-Assad

‘Any foreign troops coming to Syria without our invitation … are invaders’

Trump: Gulf States Will Pay For Safe Zones In Syria

World | Saagar Enjeti
Fourth F-35 Lightning II arrives at Nellis Air Force Base

He says they have a ‘lot of money’

Syrian Dictator: Terrorists Are 'Definitely' Among Refugees

National Security | Russ Read
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with Denmark's TV 2, in this handout picture provided by SANA on October 6, 2016. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Assad claims some refugees fleeing to the West are terrorists

What It's Like To Get Executed By Assad

World | Saagar Enjeti
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, in this October 20, 2015 file photo. To match Insight MIDEAST-CRISIS-SYRIA/PUTIN REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin/ Files

‘The cell floors are covered with blood and puss from prisoners’ wounds’

Scarborough Scalds 'Self-Righteous' Obama, Says He Should Keep His Mouth Shut

Politics | Katie Frates

‘Barack Obama can’t have it both ways’

Democratic Congresswoman Says She Met With Assad In Syrian Trip

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard speaks after being awarded a Frontier Award during a ceremony at Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge

‘The message I heard from the Syrian people there’

Russia Wants Out Of Syria Because It Can't Afford To Fight

National Security | Russ Read
Russian troops stand after a training exercise in the village of Nikinci, west from Belgrade, November 14, 2014. Russian soldiers parachuted into open fields in western Serbia on Friday as part of an unprecedented joint military drill that has stirred controversy in the European Union candidate-country given the West-Russia standoff over Ukraine. The one-day anti-terrorist exercise, around 50 km (30 miles) from Serbia's border with NATO-member Croatia, illustrated the balancing-act Belgrade faces; safeguarding relations with its big-power ally while pursuing closer integration with Europe at a time of deep West-Russia tension. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Russia has spent nearly $2 billion fighting in Syria

Here's What Julian Assange ACTUALLY Said About Donald Trump

Politics | Eric Lieberman
Copies of the Guardian newspaper are displayed at a news agent in London August 21 2013. [REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett]

‘This is completely false: Julian #Assange never ever declared that in my interview’

Russia, Syria Turn The Tide In Syrian Civil War

World | Saagar Enjeti
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, in this October 20, 2015 file photo. To match Insight MIDEAST-CRISIS-SYRIA/PUTIN REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin/ Files

likely face an ongoing insurgency

Hezbollah Is Now Using US Weapons To Fight For Assad In Syria

World | Russ Read
Hezbollah members salute during the funeral of Hezbollah fighter Mohamad al-Shami, who was killed during clashes in Syria's Aleppo, in Bisariye village, southern Lebanon October 24, 2016. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

Hezbollah is using U.S armored vehicles to fight for Assad in Syria

Why Obama Didn't Confront Russia Over Hacks

World | Saagar Enjeti
President Barack Obama leaves with U.S. Defense Secretary Carter after delivering a statement on the counter-Islamic State campaign at the Pentagon in Washington

An abject failure

Syrian Forces Massacre Civilians As Rebels Surrender Aleppo

National Security | Russ Read

‘The agreement is for the fighters to leave’

Former Amusement Park Manager Now Major Warlord In Syria

National Security | Russ Read

Assad’s business allies turned into warlords thanks to the civil war

Former SecDef: Assad Will Stay In Power Because Americans Don't Care Enough For Military Action

World | Jonah Bennett
Burial Held For Marine Killed In Afghanistan

‘Assad is going to remain in power, and the Russians are committed to that’

Syrian Rebels Shell Assad, Putin With A Cannon

Video | Saagar Enjeti

cannon ball can be seen arcing

REPORT: Russia Lost A Fighter Jet In The Mediterranean

World | Russ Read
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet takes off from the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this file handout photograph released by Russia's Defence Ministry October 22, 2015. REUTERS/Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation/Handout via Reuters/Files

Not a great start to Russia’s new campaign in Syria