{FD} Hanna Böhman: Meet the Canadian woman joining forces with other women to fight ISIS

Hanna Böhman was working in motorcycle sales after a brief stint in modeling when the 48-year-old Canadian woman sought a higher purpose in life: fighting ISIS in Syria as part of an all-female group of freedom fighters.

{FD} Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

Iran said its ballistic missile strike targeting ISIS in Syria also served as a warning to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States, with a former Revolutionary Guard chief writing on Twitter that “The bigger slap is yet to come.”

{FD} Iran launches strikes against ISIS in Syria in response to Tehran attacks

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Sunday it launched missiles into eastern Syria targeting Islamic State (ISIS) militants in response to an attack on Iran's parliament and a shrine in Tehran, warning that it would similarly retaliate on anyone else carrying out attacks in Iran.

{FD} ISIS surrenders control of key Syrian city of Tabqah, US Central Command says

U.S. Central Command announced Thursday that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish and Arab force, recaptured the key Syrian city of Tabqah, the Tabqah Dam and a nearby airfield from the Islamic State, continuing to weaken ISIS’s control of territory and people.

{FD} Mattis meets with Turkey PM amid row over arming Syrian Kurds

Two days after the Pentagon said it would supply arms to Syrian Kurds, a group that NATO-ally Turkey considers terrorists, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Y?ld?r?m on the sidelines of a conference in London, a defense department spokesperson said in a statement.

{FD} Russia sends more weapons to Syria ahead of Lavrov visit to Washington

A day before the Russian foreign minister arrives in Washington, Moscow has sent dozens of new artillery howitzers to Syria to be used by the Assad regime in a future ground campaign against rebel forces, U.S. officials told Fox News on Tuesday.

{FD} ISIS video shows beheading of alleged Russian spy

In a gruesome new video released by ISIS’ propaganda wing on Monday, a Russian intelligence officer is apparently coerced into calling on his country to abandon its bombing campaign in Syria – moments before he’s beheaded by a Jihadi killer.

{FD} Assad said to be holding Syrian boy in heart-breaking photo under house arrest

Every war bears a human face and last August, it was Omran Daqneesh's debris and blood-stained cheeks, eyes wide with shock and his tiny slumped frame seated on an orange chair inside an ambulance which woke up the world. Today, he is said to be living under house arrest under President Assad orders.

{FD} Syrian First Lady Asma Assad’s social media posts reflect ‘alternate reality,’ critics say

The Instagram account of Bashar Assad’s wife is adorned with tender snapshots: Asma Assad reading to Syrian children; holding an infant inside a maternity hospital in Damascus; embracing the family of a Syrian who was killed in the nation’s civil war – all with the affectionate hashtag #WeLoveYouAsma.