The U.S.-led coalition operating in Iraq and Syria said Tuesday pockets of Islamic State militants remain in Raqqa despite claims by the American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces that the city has been fully liberated.
An alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters, who are backed by the United States, announced they have taken full control of the Islamic State’s so-called “capital” of Raqqa, Syria.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Israeli air force on Monday attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft battery that Israel said had fired a missile at its planes as they were on a reconnaissance mission over neighboring Lebanon.
A U.S. citizen who defected and fought for the Islamic State in Syria has been captured by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State dropped 5,075 bombs during operations in August, the highest total of any month since the three-year campaign against the terrorist group began.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is under fire for penning a study that absolved the former Obama administration for its inaction in the Syrian conflict despite reports of war crimes and atrocities.
A convoy of Islamic State fighters began moving back toward the interior of Syria on Thursday after U.S.-led airstrikes hindered the militants from reaching the country’s eastern border with Iraq, according to the commander for the anti-ISIS coalition.
New photographs obtained by congressional leaders show Iran shipping militant soldiers to Syria on commercial airline flights, a move that violates the landmark nuclear agreement and has sparked calls from U.S. lawmakers for a formal investigation by the Trump administration, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country’s chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.
The White House on Monday released a statement commemorating the four-year anniversary of the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack on civilians in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta, where more than 1,400 people were killed.