A captain wonders if the Kurdish soldiers he served alongside in Syria three months ago are now dead.
The attack in Deh Bala, a small agricultural district in the east of the country, caused the building’s roof to collapse.
Amid fears of an ISIS renewal, Indonesia is trying to keep extremism from being passed to the next generation.
The Turkish president got what he wanted — as did Russia and Iran.
After talks in Ankara, Vice President Mike Pence said the agreement would ‘‘save lives,’’ while Turkey said ‘‘we got what we wanted.’’
President Trump’s troop withdrawal ignited a predicted outburst of chaos and carnage in the Middle East.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (16 October) he did not mind Russia helping Syria in a conflict with NATO ally Turkey and rejected criticism of his withdrawal of US troops from Syria that exposed Kurdish allies, calling it "strategically brilliant."
President Trump again defends his decision to withdraw American troops, an order that many, including Republicans, have interpreted as acquiescing to Turkey’s incursion against a United States ally.
Twelve Democratic presidential candidates shared the stage in Ohio for the fourth televised primary debate.
The Pentagon will have to disassemble combat bases that were built to stay for a mission that was supposed to last, and protect the troops as they withdraw amid a chaotic battlefield.
The violence precipitated by the American withdrawal is an outcome of tensions that have been building since the conflict began more than eight years ago.
As the United States withdraws from Syria, Russia is stepping in, running patrols to separate warring factions, striking deals and helping President Bashar al-Assad advance.
Denmark will fast-track legislation allowing people with dual citizenship who have gone abroad to fight for militant groups like Islamic State to be stripped of their Danish nationality, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Monday (13 October).
As desperate Kurds ally with Assad in Syria, the specter of the Islamic State threatens again, and American power dims.
Syrian government forces streamed into the country’s northeast, filling a vacuum opened up by President Trump’s decision to pull back in Syria.
A radical political experiment is in peril.
Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic.