Through years of brutal civil war, a Syrian film collective has been producing short films, which are now in a New York gallery, where the collective hopes to show a more human side of war victims.
After taking off in Egypt on a flight to St. Petersburg, Russia, the aircraft crashed in the Sinai Peninsula. Egyptian officials say there were no survivors.
The White House announced Friday it will send a small number of special forces soldiers to help fight ISIS in Syria.
The small force will be sent to northern Syria to "help coordinate local ground forces and Coalition efforts" to counter ISIS, a senior administration official confirms to NPR's Scott Horsley.
There are reports that an Iranian-American businessman has been arrested in Iran. David Greene speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Farnaz Fassihi about what is known and what it could mean.
A new European operation is stopping, seizing and searching boats in the Mediterranean suspected of migrant trafficking.
Much of the difficulty lies in finding a solution to the civil war and humanitarian crisis that's acceptable to all parties — both within and outside of Syria.
News of Siamak Namazi's detention comes as Iran takes part in international talks on Syria, with foreign ministers of the U.S. and other countries meeting today in Vienna.
Steve Inskeep talks to Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon about Israel's perspective on Syria. There are no good options in Syria for Israel, he says.