The United States is examining an immense collection of digital documents and other data captured from the Islamic State by U.S.-backed Syrian rebels fighting to retake the strategic city of Manbij, a military official said Wednesday.
A top Iranian general recently visited the Israeli-Syrian border to tour a city on Israel’s doorstep, Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency reported Wednesday, marking the first time the government has publicized a visit by a senior regime official to the area.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that he plans to publicly outline in early August details of a bilateral agreement that will enhance military cooperation between the United States and Russia in the fight against terrorist groups in Syria.
Russian aircraft bombed a military outpost in Syria used by American and British special forces last month, according to a new report.
A coalition of Syrian opposition groups requested the suspension of U.S.-led airstrikes against the Islamic State terror group in Syria pending an investigation into reports that the campaign killed more than 50 civilians this week.
Members of a Syrian rebel group that was once backed by the United States beheaded a young child in Aleppo, newly surfaced video footage has revealed.
The Obama administration is offering to coordinate military operations with Russia inside Syria, calling for joint bombing operations and a new command-and-control headquarters in a leaked proposal that would radically change America’s role in the war-torn country.
Abu Omar al-Shishani, who the Pentagon described as Islamic State’s “minister of war,” was killed in combat in the Iraqi city of Shirqat, south of Mosul, a news agency that supports the militant group said on Wednesday.