Syrians inspect their homes upon their return to the modern town of Palmyra, adjacent to the ancient Syrian city, on April 9, 2016

Syrian Rebels And Regime Race To Retake Land From Islamic State

BEIRUT (AFP) –  The Islamic State group is under growing pressure on several fronts in Syria as rival forces battle to wrest territory from the jihadists, who are excluded from a six-week-old ceasefire. The scramble by the regime, anti-government rebels and