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13 dead in car bomb in northeast...

13 dead in car bomb in northeast...

Middle East

Sun, Nov 3 2019

The bombing ripped through Tal Abyad, one of several once Kurdish-controlled towns seized by Turkey last...

Turkey warns US meeting with SDF chief...

Turkey warns US meeting with SDF chief...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 25 2019

Relations between Turkey and the US are particularly tense after Ankara launched a cross-border offensive...

Russia warns Kurdish YPG to pull back...

Russia warns Kurdish YPG to pull back...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 23 2019

The police arrival in Kobani marked the start of a period when Russian and Syrian security forces will...

Shells still fall in northeast Syria...

Shells still fall in northeast Syria...

Middle East

Fri, Oct 18 2019

The Turkish assault began after Trump moved US troops out of the way following an October 6 phone call...

Turkey presses offensive in Syria, Erdogan...

Turkey presses offensive in Syria, Erdogan...

Middle East

Thu, Oct 10 2019

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) holds thousands of Islamic State fighters and tens of...

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation...

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation...

Europe

Sun, Oct 6 2019

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) led by the Kurdish YPG militia, said it wanted stability but vowed...

Jihadists emerge from tunnels to surrender...

Jihadists emerge from tunnels to surrender...

Middle East

Mon, Mar 25 2019

More than 66,000 people, mostly civilians, have quit the last IS redoubt since January 9, according to...

Syria force takes IS bastion, 'caliphate'...

Syria force takes IS bastion, 'caliphate'...

Middle East

Sat, Mar 23 2019

Fighters of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces raised their yellow flag in Baghouz, the remote riverside...

Islamic State loses ground in final...

Islamic State loses ground in final...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 15 2019

SDF fighters said many of them were foreign fighters

Islamic State fighter wants to return...

Islamic State fighter wants to return...

Middle East

Sun, Mar 10 2019

Mkhayar gave an account of growing chaos among jihadists on the brink of defeat, and of disputes in the...

IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in...

IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in...

Middle East

Sun, Feb 17 2019

Trump has sworn to pull US forces from Syria after Islamic State's territorial defeat, raising questions...

IS counterattack in east Syria leaves...

IS counterattack in east Syria leaves...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 8 2019

The Islamic State group was unable to hold on to the positions they attacked but the assault killed 23...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij after...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij after...

Middle East

Fri, Dec 28 2018

The town is held by the Manbij Military Council, fighters allied to the SDF, and abuts territory held...

US setting up 'observation posts' along...

US setting up 'observation posts' along...

Middle East

Thu, Nov 22 2018

The observation posts are aimed at ensuring that Turkey and the SDF remain focused on clearing final...

Pentagon: Man linked to 9/11 attacks...

Pentagon: Man linked to 9/11 attacks...

World

Fri, Apr 20 2018

The 9/11 Commission report said Zammar was an 'outspoken, flamboyant Islamist' who extolled 'the virtues...

Turkish forces, rebel allies take Syria’s...

Turkish forces, rebel allies take Syria’s...

Middle East

Sun, Mar 18 2018

More than 150,000 people fled Afrin in recent days, the Syrian Observatory said, as Turkey pressed on...

Syrian forces comb ghost city Raqqa...

Syrian forces comb ghost city Raqqa...

Middle East

Wed, Oct 18 2017

The US-led coalition supporting anti-IS forces in Iraq and Syria said on Tuesday that the jihadists had...

Islamic State defeated in its Syrian...

Islamic State defeated in its Syrian...

Middle East

Tue, Oct 17 2017

Islamic State has lost most of its territory in Syria and Iraq this year, including its most prized possession,...

Russia warns US it will target US-backed...

Russia warns US it will target US-backed...

Middle East

Thu, Sep 21 2017

Syrian troops also crossed to the eastern side of the river on Monday. The SDF's advances have been on...

US to arm Syrian Kurds despite Turkey's...

US to arm Syrian Kurds despite Turkey's...

Middle East

Wed, May 10 2017

Turkey fears that advances by the YPG in northern Syria will inflame the three-decade insurgency, waged...