Al-Qaida-Linked Group Claims Attacks At Holy Sites Near Syrian CapitalThe al-Qaida-linked group said the blasts were a message to Iran -- a main backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Twin Blasts Rock Shiite Holy Sites Near Syrian CapitalThere was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks. Islamic State militants have carried out similar attacks before against Shiite shrines in the Syrian capital and elsewhere.
Seen At 11: Veteran Returns To Combat Zones, Risks Life To Save PetsThere is a delicate and dangerous operation that happens overseas, where lives are on the line, and precious cargo hangs in the balance.
Amid Civilian Deaths And Displacement In Aleppo, New Yorkers Protest At Russian UN MissionNew Yorkers gathered in protest and solidarity outside of Russia's Permanent Mission to the U.N. on Tuesday night.
Islamic State Re-Enters Historic Syrian City Of PalmyraThe activist-run Palmyra Coordination Collective reports Saturday that the militants seized the city's military warehouse and its northern and western neighborhoods after taking several government positions, oil fields, and strategic hilltops in the surrounding countryside in a lightning three-day campaign.
Trump: Clinton's Syria Policy Will 'Lead To World War Three'Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is warning Hillary Clinton’s policy on Syria would “lead to World War Three.”
Syrian Forces Recapture Ancient City Of Palmyra From Islamic State Syrian government forces recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra on Sunday, scoring an important victory over Islamic State fighters who waged a 10-month reign of terror there and dealing the group its first major defeat since an international agreement to battle terrorism in the fractured nation took effect last year.
U.S. Officials: ISIS' 2nd In Command Killed By U.S. Special ForcesAbd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, also known as Abou Ala al-Aafri and Haji Imam, was a senior member of ISIS, and was a founding member of al Qaeda in Iraq, CBS News reported.
CBS News: Top ISIS Leader 'Omar The Chechen' Likely Killed In US Airstrike In SyriaA top leader for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria was likely killed in a U.S. airstrike in northeastern Syria last week.
Refugee Family From War-Torn Syria Grateful To Be Resettled In New JerseyGovernor Chris Christie has insisted that New Jersey and the U.S. should not accept Syrian refugees, not even children under the age of 5.
Iranian Foreign Minister: Key Issues Unresolved Ahead Of UN Conference On SyriaThe latest international conference on Syria is planned for Friday morning at the United Nations, but hours ahead of it, Iran's foreign minister said there ``seems to be no agreement'' on two key issues.
Christie: Obama's Approach On ISIS 'Naive And Gravely Dangerous'"This is a cult of evil, everyone," he said of the Islamic State group in a speech Tuesday to the Council on Foreign Relations.

More From CBS New York

Get Our Morning Briefs

Listen Live