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Syrian army enters last ISIS stronghold

Syrian troops and allied militiamen enter town of Albu Kamal, edge closer to ousting ISIS.

Syrian army enters last ISIS stronghold

ISIS car bombing kills dozens in Syria

Car bombing carried out by Islamic State kills dozens of displaced people in Deir Ezzor.

ISIS car bombing kills dozens in Syria

Syrian army recaptures Deir Ezzor from ISIS

Syrian monitor says Syrian army captures city of Deir Ezzor from ISIS in a Russian-backed operation.

Syrian army recaptures Deir Ezzor from ISIS

Russian submarine destroys ISIS post in Syria

Russian submarine deployed in the Mediterranean fires three ballistic missiles to destroy ISIS post in Deir Ezzor.

Russian submarine destroys ISIS post in Syria

Syria: At least 30 dead as ISIS attacks in Deir Ezzor

Islamic State launches one of its fiercest assaults yet on the besieged Syrian city of Deir Ezzor.

Syria: At least 30 dead as ISIS attacks in Deir Ezzor

U.S. apologizes after air strike hits Syrian army

Pentagon admits coalition fighting ISIS may have struck Syrian military positions in Deir Ezzor.

U.S. apologizes after air strike hits Syrian army

ISIS claims killing of five Syrian journalists

Jihadist group publishes video showing the execution-style killing of five journalists kidnapped in eastern Syria.

ISIS claims killing of five Syrian journalists

ISIS conquers hospital, takes doctors hostage

Al-Assad hospital in Deir Ezzor under siege as fighting continues in eastern Syrian city.

ISIS conquers hospital in Syria, takes doctors hostage

ISIS tightens the noose on regime enclave

ISIS conquers parts of Deir Ezzor and advances on its vital airbase, raising concerns for trapped civilians and flailing peace talks.

ISIS tightens the noose on regime enclave

Aid airdropped to besieged Syrian city

World Food Program delivers 20 tons of food aid to the besieged Syrian city of Deir Ezzor.

Aid airdropped to besieged Syrian city

ISIS releases 270 civilians in Syria

Jihadist group releases 270 of an estimated 400 civilians who were kidnapped following a massacre in Deir Ezzor.

ISIS releases 270 civilians kidnapped in eastern Syria

ISIS abducts hundreds of civilians in Syria

Following one of the bloodiest days of Syria's five-year civil war, ISIS believed to have kidnapped at least 400 civilians in Deir Ezzor.

ISIS abducts hundreds of civilians after Syria massacre

At least 85 killed in ISIS 'massacre' in Syria

ISIS attacks Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, killing at least 85 civilians and 50 regime forces.

At least 85 civilians killed in ISIS 'massacre' in Syria

US denies strikes as Syria complains to UN

Syrian foreign ministry demands UN stop 'flagrant aggression' after strikes kill 3 regime troops; US denies it struck the area.

US denies strikes as Syria complains to UN

Fierce Assaults Poise ISIS to Conquer Airbases

Assad continues to lose key battles, as ISIS forces seize key positions around airports on way to bagging another province.

Syria: Fierce Assaults Poise ISIS to Conquer Military Airports

Syrian Rebels Take Over Biggest Oil Field

Syrian opposition fighters, including jihadist rebels, seize the country’s biggest oil field.

Syrian Rebels Take Over Country's Biggest Oil Fieldplayer

Syria: Jihadist Rebels Execute 10 Soldiers

Syrian jihadists execute 10 soldiers in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor during fierce clashes.

Syria: Jihadist Rebels Execute 10 Soldiers

Rebels Kill Top Syrian Intelligence Officer

Rebel sniper kills Major General Jamaa Jamaa, a top intelligence officer, in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor.

Rebels Kill Top Syrian Intelligence Officer

Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading Activists

Four leading anti-government activists were killed Thursday by Assad loyalist forces in an ambush in the northwestern Idlib province.

Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading Activists