Islamic State has stepped up guerrilla attacks against U.S.-backed fighters in eastern Syria, pointing to the threat the jihadists will pose even after they lose their last enclave there, the Syrian.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
(CNN)The commander of the US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces is asking the US and its coalition partners to provide air support and keep up to 1,500 troops in Syria as part of an effort..
According to Reuters, The commander of U.S.-backed forces in Syria called on Monday for about 1,000 to 1,500 international forces to remain in Syria to help fight Islamic State and expressed hope that..
Hundreds of foreign jihadist fighters held in Syria represent a "time bomb" and could escape and threaten the West unless countries do more to take them back, the Kurdish-led, U.S.-backed authorities..
According to Reuters, Germany's interior ministry on Sunday said that Germany can take back Islamic State fighters captured in Syria only if the suspects have consular access. Trump on Saturday called..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, US-backed fighters in Syria are close to capturing Islamic State's final enclave on the Euphrates, bringing the militant group's self-declared caliphate..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the United States remains committed to defeating Islamic State in the Middle East and beyond, however..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Turkey and Iran that he wanted to devise a plan to wipe out what he called 'a hotbed of terrorists' in Syria's Idlib..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that uncertainty lingers over the withdrawal of US troops..
Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Business Insider reports her foreign policy has become the most talked about aspect of her campaign. Gabbard launched her campaign with..
By Phil Stewart AIRBASE IN NORTHEAST SYRIA (Reuters) - The commander of U.S.-backed forces in Syria called on Monday for about 1,000 to 1,500 international forces to remain in Syria to help fight.. Firstpost - Published
In your wake, Mr. Erdogan, you leave a shattered Turkish people, yearning to be free, free to think and believe, free to assemble, free to criticize, free to use their ingenuity and resourcefulness to.. Eurasia Review - Published
Hundreds of foreign ISIL fighters held in custody inside Syria are a "time bomb" for the region and the world, the Kurdish-led United States-backed authorities holding them warned, Al Jazeera reported... WorldNews - Published
The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Syrian opposition activists and paramedics say two bomb blasts in the northwestern city of Idlib have inflicted casualties. FOXNews.com - Published
More than 300 Islamic State militants who are holed up in a tiny area in eastern Syria are refusing to surrender to U.S.-backed Syrian forces and are trying to negotiate an exit. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Researchers say this number could be much higher, and that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime carried out 98 percent of them, dropping chlorine gas, sarin and sulfur mustard gas on civilians. NPR - Published
Denver, Colo., Feb 17, 2019 / 04:21 am (CNA).- Sunday, Feb. 17 is Septuagesima Sunday, followed by Sexagesima, and Quinquagesima Sundays. Sunday kicks off Carnival season, which comes right before.. CNA - Published
AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — The U.S.-backed Syrian militia fighting the Islamic State in its last toehold in Syria says there are over 1,000 civilians trapped in the tiny area and that the.. Seattle Times - Published
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group is blasting President Donald Trump ahead of his expected declaration of victory against the Islamic State group in Syria. Hassan.. Seattle Times - Published
BEIRUT (AP) — A commander with the U.S.-backed force in Syria says they are fighting members of the Islamic State group in a tiny area in Deir el-Zour province. Ciya Furat, a commander with the.. Seattle Times - Published
French authorities have filed preliminary charges of complicity in crimes against humanity against a Syrian suspected of involvement in a bloody secret police crackdown on opposition activists. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times •NYTimes.com
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent have delivered badly-needed humanitarian assistance to more than 40,000 displaced people in a tent settlement near the Jordanian border. The.. Seattle Times - Published
AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — A commander with the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State group says the offensive on the militants’ last enclave in eastern Syria has been blunted by.. Seattle Times - Published
The Oriental Orthodox churches ceased to be in full communion with the Holy See following the Ecumenical Council of Chalcedon (451). The Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between.. Catholic Culture - Published
BEIRUT (AP) — The young Syrian woman walked on stage and began telling the story of her brother’s kidnapping in the early years of her country’s civil war, wiping away tears as she recalled the.. Seattle Times - Published
Thousands of Syrians fleeing a U.S.-backed battle against Islamic State have faced near-freezing temperature to find safety in a camp with too few tents; at least 35 children and newborns have died,.. Wall Street Journal - Published
Two former members of President Assad's intelligence agency were arrested in Germany for allegedly participating in the abuse of captive dissidents. A third Syrian national was apprehended in Paris. NPR - Published
German authorities say they have arrested two suspected ex-members of Syria's secret police on suspicion of carrying out or aiding in crimes against humanity. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times