Russian airstrikes resumed in Syria on Tuesday hours after President Vladimir Putin and President-elect Donald Trump discussed possible joint action against terrorism and the Islamic State. ( photo)

Exposing Frays in GOP, McCain Rips Trump-Putin Talks

A key Republican lawmaker rippedĀ President-elect Donald Trump for talking to Russian President Vladimir Putin about possible joint action against terrorism and the Islamic State. Sen….

This screengrab from footage released by the Defense Department shows a coalition airstrike destroying an ISIS weapons storage facility near Abu Kamal, Syria, on Feb. 17, 2016. (U.S. Defense Department)

US Steps up Bombing in Northeastern Syria

The U.S. stepped up airstrikes in northeastern Syria against Islamic State targets Sunday while suicide bombings blamed on the terror group in western Syria killed…

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Militants Using Humvees from Iraq in Syria

The al Qaeda-splinter group, Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant, has bragged about its capture of Iraqi army equipment, including Humvees, blast-resistant trucks and tanks.

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Former SecDef Gates Backs Syria Strike

The comments may help Obama administration officials, who are lobbying lawmakers to support a limited air campaign against Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians.