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Syrian Kurds Say Turkish Shells Hit an Islamic State Prison

(BEIRUT)–– Syrian Kurdish officials say Turkish shelling has hit a prison holding Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria. A video ...

Syrian Kurds Say Turkish Shells Hit an Islamic State Prison

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Syrian Kurds hand over four 'Islamic State' children to Germany Kurdish authorities in Syria have handed over four children to Germany who had parents that were "Islamic State" fighters. Many EU countries are grap...
00:14 2019-08-20

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed ...
12:42 2019-06-10

Kurds say guarding Islamic State prisoners no longer a 'priority' after Turkish incursion Kurdish military officials said Saturday that guarding Islamic State prisoners in Syria is no longer a "priority" after Turkey launched an offensive ...
04:56 2019-10-13

Syrian army shells rebel area, Turkish observation post despite truce move The Syrian army and its allies shelled rebel-held areas of northwest Syria early on Thursday and attacked a Turkish observation post, Ankara and a mo...
11:28 2019-06-13

Syrian Kurds mobilize across from Turkish troops Kurds in northeastern Syria issued a "general mobilization" call along the border with Turkey. It comes as Ankara prepares for an invasion of the are...
11:56 2019-10-09

Turkish tanks mass on Syrian border in preparation for assault on Kurds Turkey has gathered forces on its southern border with Syria, as it prepares to make good on its plans to carve out a “safe zone” by pushing out Kurd...
19:00 2019-10-09

Syrian army deploys forces to aid Kurds amid Turkish offensive as Trump orders military withdrawal Syrian government troops were heading to the country's northern border on Monday to "confront Turkish aggression" after making a deal with the U.S.-a...
08:42 2019-10-14

More than 700 Islamic State supporters escape from Syria camp, Kurds say More than 700 Islamic State supporters being held at a camp in north-eastern Syria have escaped following Turkish shelling, Syrian Kurdish officials ...
14:42 2019-10-13

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign as Islamic State strikes Kurds Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes in northeast Syria on Friday in an offensive against Kurdish militia that has raised the prospect of...
11:14 2019-10-12

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B...
11:42 2019-06-19

Syrian Kurdish official warns of Islamic State jail break A senior Kurdish official warned on Thursday that Islamic State jihadists could break out of prisons in northeast Syria as fighting intensifies betwe...
19:00 2019-10-10

Following Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations express concern over the rise of Islamist militant group in northeast Syria following a Turkish-led in...
16:56 2019-10-11

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led...
09:14 2019-10-12

In wake of Turkish offensive, France calls for urgent meeting of anti-Islamic State coalition French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called for an emergency meeting of the coalition created to fight Islamic State to discuss Turkey's offens...
23:56 2019-10-10

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state pros...
14:39 2019-05-21

Who Are the Syrian Kurds the U.S. Is Abandoning? U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to give a green light to a Turkish military offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria effectively a...
19:56 2019-10-07

Here’s what we know about the ISIS prisons controlled by the Syrian Kurds Kurdish forces are caught between protecting the prisons holding Islamic State fighters and their families and staving off Turkish soldiers at their ...
20:56 2019-10-12

Iran offers to mediate between Syrian Kurds, Turkey Iran offered on Saturday to engage Syrian Kurds, Syria's government and Turkey in talks to establish security along the Turkish-Syrian border followi...
11:42 2019-10-12

Explained: Why Turkey wants a military assault on Syrian Kurds A Turkish military operation against Syrian Kurdish territory could unleash instability, displacement and intense fighting. The Kurds are warning of ...
10:14 2019-10-08

Turkey’s military attack against Kurds could redraw map of Syrian conflict Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain...
19:00 2019-10-09

Syrian Kurds See US Betrayal And Warn Alliance Against ISIS Now In Doubt For the past five years, Syrian Kurds have stood alongside the United States in its effort to vanquish the Islamic State, in the process securing con...
13:56 2019-10-08

The Latest: Syrian Kurds ally with Damascus in major shift Syrian Kurdish officials say they will work with the country’s central government in Damascus to fend off Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish fighters...
07:00 2019-10-14

'Leaving us to be slaughtered': Syrian Kurds commander condemns US pullout The commander of the Syrian Kurdish forces in the northern part of the country condemned President Trump's decision to remove U.S. soldiers from the ...
08:00 2019-10-13

Syrian Kurds fear 'ethnic cleansing' after US troop pullout announcement In the aftermath of President Trump’s surprise announcement Sunday that the U.S. would be withdrawing from the predominantly Kurdish enclave in North...
07:14 2019-10-08

Exclusive: Military leader of Syrian Kurds tells US 'you are leaving us to be slaughtered' The commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces told a senior US diplomat, "You are leaving us to be slaughtered," demanding to know whethe...
01:14 2019-10-13

The Latest: Kurds in Greece protest Turkish offensive About 1,000 Kurds, plus a contingent of left-wing activists, have protested in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest, against th...
20:56 2019-10-12

Pentagon says U.S. is not abandoning Kurds facing Turkish attack “We have not abandoned the Kurds. Let me be clear about that,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters. "Nobody green-lighted this operation by T...
07:14 2019-10-12

'We will win or we will die,' say defiant Kurds facing Turkish operation in Syria The road into Tal Abyad was eerily empty. The Syrian border town's shops were all shuttered, following a steady stream of artillery strikes on its ou...
23:00 2019-10-10

2 Turkish soldiers killed in operation against Kurds in Iraq ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says two Turkish soldiers have been killed in northern Iraq in a new operation against Kurdish milita...
20:14 2019-05-29

Syria Kurds Call Up Civilians For Defence Against Turkish Assault The Kurdish administration in northeastern Syria called up civilians on Wednesday to defend the region against a feared Turkish assault, believed to ...
11:56 2019-10-09

Turkish troops advance into Syria as Trump washes his hands of the Kurds Civilians flee as airstrikes and artillery hit border regionTrump on Kurds: ‘They didn’t help us in Normandy’Turkish troops have advanced into north-...
04:42 2019-10-10

Betrayal on the border: Kurds fear future as Turkish assault intensifies In the Kurdish heartlands in Syria, the sense of abandonment at the withdrawal of US troops is palpable as Erdoğan’s forces claim early successesThe ...
02:28 2019-10-13

U. S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad’s Syrian troops back into Kurdish areas The deal between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the government of President Bashar al-Assad further dimmed the prospect of continued U.S. presence ...
23:56 2019-10-13

In rally outside White House, Trump blamed for exposing Kurds to Turkish offensive Lava Ibrahim and her sister Midya emigrated to the United States from Qamishli in northeast Syria seven years ago as refugees, grateful for the safe ...
02:56 2019-10-13

Kurds mobilize in northeast Syria, brace for imminent attack from Turkish troops Turkey has long threatened an attack on the Kurdish fighters in Syria whom Ankara considers terrorists allied with a Kurdish insurgency within Turkey...
17:28 2019-10-09

US Forces In Syria Start Pulling Back From Turkish Border, Alarming Kurds US forces in northern Syria started pulling back Monday from areas along the Turkish border ahead of a feared military invasion by Ankara that Kurdis...
14:14 2019-10-07

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape camp in Syria as Turkish troops approach, Kurds say Hundreds of people affiliated with the Islamic State escaped a camp where they were being held on Sunday after Turkish forces approached the Kurdish-...
22:42 2019-10-13

Thousands flee, hundreds reported dead in Turkish attack on U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing dozens, in a ...
23:56 2019-10-10

European Union opens the anti-Assad playbook to deter Turkish attack on the Kurds European taxpayers will not subsidize Turkey’s plan to attack the Kurdish fighters that helped destroy the Islamic State and resettle the territory t...
03:14 2019-10-10

The US is preparing to pull its remaining 1,000 troops out of northern Syria as the Turkish offensive against the Kurds moves forward DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US is "preparing to evacuate" its remaining 1,000 troops in northern Syria, a...
17:00 2019-10-13

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey says Syrian government forces have “deliberately” attacked a Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syr...
18:00 2019-06-16

Turkish forces capture key Syrian border town Turkish troops entered central Ras al-Ayn according to Turkey’s Defence Ministry, marking the most significant gain since the invasion began Wednesda...
18:56 2019-10-12

Turkish forces intensify bombardment around Syrian town Turkish forces stepped up their bombardment around a town in northeast Syria on Saturday, the fourth day of an offensive against a Kurdish militia, a...
11:14 2019-10-12

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the...
15:56 2019-08-27

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighte...
02:42 2019-06-20

Stung by criticism he’s stabbing Kurds in the back, Trump tries to change green light to yellow on Turkish assault TANKS ON THE BORDER: Turkey has massed forces on its southern border with Syria, as it prepares to make good on its plans to carve out a “safe zone” ...
13:28 2019-10-09

Turkish Troops Appear to Seize Syrian Town in Fourth Day of Invasion Turkish troops moved into a Kurdish-held Syrian town, forcing thousands of people to flee as Turkey pursued an invasion of northeastern Syria with he...
11:56 2019-10-13

U.S.-backed Syrian force warns of 'all-out war' in response to any Turkish attack The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Saturday it would "not hesitate to turn any unprovoked (Turkish) attack into an all-out war" to defe...
00:00 2019-10-06

Syrian troops enter Kurdish fight against Turkish forces Deal to support Kurds in exchange for key cities set to open new front in civil warSyrian troops have begun sweeping into Kurdish-held territory on a...
10:42 2019-10-14

Turkish-led forces pursue assault around Syrian border towns Turkish forces targeted areas around two Syrian border towns with fresh shelling on Sunday, pressing on with their offensive against Kurdish militia ...
10:00 2019-10-13

Turkish forces capture center of key Syrian border town Turkish forces captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment and fierce fighting Saturday on the fourth day of an offensive that has draw...
16:28 2019-10-12

Turkish ISP Blocks Social Media Sites Near Syrian Border Partially government-owned Türk Telekom restricted access to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and WhatsApp for about 48 hours as Turkey attacked the Kur...
02:56 2019-10-12

Syrian army besieges insurgents and Turkish troops in Hama A Syrian opposition war monitor and pro-government activists say government forces marching from different directions in southern parts of Idlib prov...
20:42 2019-08-21

Turkish-led forces advance into Syrian border town, fighting rages Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advanced into the border town of Ras al Ain in northeast Syria on Saturday but it was unclear how far, with Turkey sayin...
02:56 2019-10-13

Kurdish-Led Syrian Democratic Front: Turkish Attack Has Revived ISIS The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a Turkish attack in northern Syria had revived Islamic State and called on allied states that hel...
10:00 2019-10-13

Syrian army to deploy along Turkish border in deal with Kurdish-led forces The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help ...
23:28 2019-10-13

Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Escape as Turkish Forces Near Key Syrian Town (AKCAKALE, Turkey) — Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds o...
15:28 2019-10-13

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape as Turkish forces approach key Syrian town Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters ...
16:42 2019-10-13

US and Turkish troops conduct first joint ground patrol of Syrian 'safe zone' US and Turkish troops conducted their first ever joint ground patrol within what Turkey has called the "safe zone" that runs along the Syria-Turkish ...
07:14 2019-09-09

Turkish troops and Syrian rebels encircle two SDF-held towns: rebel spokesman Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels have now encircled two border towns in northeast Syria held by the U.S.-backed Kurdish forces after a ground...
19:00 2019-10-10

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area: ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, ca...
20:14 2019-06-16

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routi...
21:42 2019-08-09

Turkish military, Syrian rebel forces to cross into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan's aide Turkish forces, together with the rebel Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border "shortly", President Tayyip Erdogan’s communications director ...
07:00 2019-10-09

Sentencing set for man who tried to fight for Islamic State CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who pleaded guilty to trying to fight for the Islamic State group is being sentenced. Federal court docu...
18:00 2019-06-10

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Ira...
12:42 2019-07-20

Why Islamic State Recruitment Is Thriving on Telegram New research coming out of George Washington University today provides one of the most exhaustive looks yet at the vast and complex network of self-p...
22:56 2019-06-06

Islamic State 'still dangerous threat to UK and more unpredictable' Islamic State poses a challenge to all countries in the world, while rival terrorist group al Qaeda is resurgent and could be plotting attacks in Eur...
22:28 2019-07-10

US: Airstrike against Islamic State in Libya kills 11 CAIRO — The US military says it has carried out an airstrike against the Islamic State group in Libya, the second US airstrike in the North African c...
17:42 2019-09-25

Netherlands wants tribunal to try some Islamic State members The Netherlands is calling for the establishment of a tribunal to prosecute members of the Islamic State extremist group responsible for “mass atroci...
23:14 2019-05-23

Iraq: Caught between militias and 'Islamic State' Iraq's prime minister wants to integrate militias into the Iraqi army, but in Bashiqa the local Shiite militia refuses to leave. Is the region plungi...
20:42 2019-08-07

Trump says other countries need to fight Islamic State U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that other countries will need to take up the fight against Islamic State militants, citing Russia, Pak...
23:14 2019-08-21

Jordanian gets 15 years for trying to join Islamic State CINCINNATI (AP) — A Jordanian citizen who was living in Ohio has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to join the Islamic State group....
17:00 2019-06-14

Islamic State 'Beatles' captured in Syria, placed in U.S. custody Two accused British-born terrorist fighters, known in some circles as the "Islamic State Beatles," have been captured in Syria and removed in U.S. cu...
05:14 2019-10-11

New U.S. sanctions target Hamas, Islamic State, other groups The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on a "wide range of terrorists and their supporters," including the Palestinian group Hamas and Iran...
21:42 2019-09-10

U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according ...
06:00 2019-07-20

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee c...
14:14 2019-06-19

Malaysian police arrest 15 over links to Islamic State Malaysia has arrested 15 people, mostly foreigners from neighboring Indonesia, on suspicion of having links with the Islamic State militant group, po...
12:00 2019-09-26

German woman arrested for 'Islamic State' membership Federal prosecutors claim she lived in seized houses in Iraq and worked in an IS hospital: Now they have charged the wife of an alleged IS fighter wi...
14:00 2019-08-07

US: New York man charged with training 'Islamic State' members A 42-year-old former New York resident who was a sniper for the "Islamic State" has been detained without bail. He faces terrorism charges for attemp...
09:14 2019-07-20

Germany loses track of 160 'Islamic State' supporters About 1,000 Germans traveled to the Middle East to join the 'Islamic State' after 2013. A third of them have since returned to Germany. Some died on ...
14:28 2019-06-23

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from ...
02:42 2019-05-22

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — The Marine general overseeing the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan says the Islamic State affiliate there has hopes o...
03:56 2019-06-13

Australia repatriating 8 youth from Islamic State families Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian children and grandchildren of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Austr...
10:14 2019-06-24

Belgium takes back six Islamic State children Six Belgian children of Islamic State members were brought back to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where U.S.-backed militia are holding thousa...
23:28 2019-06-14

South Korean man under investigation for links to Islamic State A South Korean man is under investigation on charges of stealing a device used in military explosives while serving in the Army and collecting or upl...
17:00 2019-07-05

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Be...
12:56 2019-07-05

| Australia to bar return of citizens who fought for Islamic State Australia is poised to bar its citizens who have fought for the Islamic State militant group from returning home for up to two years, under new laws ...
10:14 2019-07-24

German Woman Sentenced to Five Years for Joining the Islamic State (BERLIN) — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the south...
12:14 2019-07-05

German woman arrested on Islamic State membership charges Federal prosecutors have arrested a German woman on charges of membership in a terrorist organization and for allegedly joining the Islamic State in ...
11:42 2019-08-07

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63 The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and ...
15:14 2019-08-18

Islamic State Releases Purported Audio Message From Leader Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ordered his followers to redouble their efforts to further the extremist group’s cause, in an audio message...
14:56 2019-09-17

German woman sentenced to 5 years for joining Islamic State BERLIN — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the southwestern ...
14:42 2019-07-05

Kazakhstan Welcomes Women Back From the Islamic State, Warily Unlike most countries, Kazakhstan is repatriating citizens who joined the Islamic State, jailing the men but coddling the women to cleanse them of ex...
12:56 2019-08-10

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automat...
23:42 2019-09-18

Islamic State claims attack in Burkina that killed 24 soldiers Islamic State claimed responsibility for one of the deadliest attacks against the Burkina Faso military in recent months, the SITE website that track...
21:42 2019-09-19

Trial set for Navy SEAL in Islamic State prisoner’s killing SAN DIEGO — The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin Monday following months of ...
16:00 2019-06-17

'Islamic State' resurgence a 'very real possibility' after US exits Syria The sudden US troop withdrawal from Syria has left its Kurdish allies in the lurch. As a Turkish offensive looms, the risk of devastating consequence...
10:14 2019-10-08

Islamic State claims responsibility for market blast in Philippines The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for an explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines that wounded at least sev...
07:28 2019-09-08

US pullback could boost Islamic State group revival in Syria The Islamic State group could get a new injection of life if conflict erupts between the Kurds and Turkey in northeast Syria as the U.S. pulls its tr...
20:42 2019-10-08

Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns China's envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in the political process bet...
12:28 2019-08-20

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with ...
18:00 2019-07-08

Germany takes back four Islamic State children from Syria Germany has for the first time allowed children whose parents were suspected members of Islamic State to return to Germany from northern Syria and Fo...
12:28 2019-08-20

Islamic State in Afghanistan Remains a ‘Very Worrisome’ Threat, General Says (RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany) — The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a “very worrisome” threat to the United States, and U.S. c...
07:56 2019-06-13

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not ...
11:14 2019-05-23

Europol report details Islamic State propaganda for women THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s police agency says that the Islamic State extremist group’s recruitment and use of wom...
12:56 2019-06-14

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped ...
06:14 2019-06-21

Islamic State group claims involvement in Kashmir gunbattle NEW DELHI (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fou...
16:14 2019-06-11

Spanish police arrest man on suspicion of Islamic State links Spanish police said on Saturday they had arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of belonging to the Islamic State (IS) militant group, adding that a...
17:42 2019-10-05

Islamic State claims bombing in Shiite mosque that killed 2 An Islamic State group affiliate has claimed responsibility for a bombing in a Shiite mosque in central Afghanistan’s Ghazni province that killed two...
15:42 2019-07-06

'Islamic State' returnees in Kosovo guided back into society Thousands of foreign 'IS' supporters are held in Kurdish camps in Syria. Most European countries refuse to repatriate them, but Kosovo is bringing it...
07:00 2019-10-02

French, Dutch Islamic State orphans repatriated from Syria Twelve French and two Dutch orphans of Islamic State fighters were repatriated to France from Syria on Monday, a French diplomatic source said, confi...
14:28 2019-06-10

Inside al-Hawl camp, the incubator for Islamic State's resurgence Camp for Iraqis and Syrians fleeing caliphate flooded by families of Isis fighters, brewing deeper problemsThe vast scale of al-Hawl can be seen from...
13:42 2019-08-31

Iraqi troops moves to smash last remnants of Islamic State A military operation is underway to clear out the last traces of the Islamic State from Iraq. Iraq’s military said Saturday its troops launched an op...
03:14 2019-07-21

Islamic State claims responsibility for Iraq bus bombing that killed 12 Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for a bus bombing that killed 12 people near the Iraqi city of Kerbala, the Amaq news agency repo...
21:56 2019-09-21

Medic testifies he killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq A Navy SEAL medic shocked the murder trial of special operations chief Edward Gallagher Thursday when he testified that he killed a wounded Islamic S...
16:14 2019-06-21

Indian police accuse man of spreading Islamic State ideology NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have arrested a man who allegedly spread Islamic State group ideology on social media and recruited young people to jo...
12:56 2019-06-14

Belgium takes back six orphaned Islamic State children: SDF Belgium has taken back six orphaned children of Islamic State members from Syria, the U.S.-backed militia which is holding thousands of militants and...
10:00 2019-06-14

Islamic State supporters escape in Syria as US pulls back A U.S. military official said that the situation across northeastern Syria was "deteriorating rapidly" and that American forces were cut off from the...
21:00 2019-10-13

Albanian police arrest Russian 'Islamic State fighter' A Russian national accused of fighting for the Islamic State militant group against Syrian government forces was arrested in Albania and will be extr...
12:56 2019-07-12

Watch: U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State hideout on Qanus Island U.S. coalition forces carried out airstrikes on Qanus Island in the Tigris River, an Islamic State hideout and transit hub this week, U.S. military o...
03:28 2019-09-12

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State ...
22:28 2019-07-31

Lyon Bombing Suspect Had Pledged Allegiance to the Islamic State, Prosecutor Says (PARIS) — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14...
14:14 2019-05-31

Alleged Islamic State fighter faces Dutch war crimes charges An alleged Dutch-born Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes in Iraq and Syria, including breaches of the G...
15:56 2019-07-08

Hundreds of Islamic State militants are slipping back into Iraq. Their fight isn’t over. About 1,000 fighters have crossed into Iraq from Syria over the past eight months, bolstering a low-level insurgency after the caliphate’s collapse, ...
06:00 2019-07-22

Suspected Indonesian rioters 'pledged support' for Islamic State: police Two men detained by Indonesian police for rioting this week were part of a group that had pledged support to the Islamic State militant group and int...
11:14 2019-05-23

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agenc...
20:42 2019-06-14

Islamic State making territorial gains in Afghanistan, Pentagon reports The Islamic State-Khorasan Province has gained control of territory in Afghanistan over the last six months, according to the latest Pentagon report ...
18:42 2019-07-16

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final d...
03:28 2019-08-22

Suspect in Lyon explosion claims ties to Islamic State group A man arrested for a bombing outside a bakery in Lyon, France, that injured 13 people has told investigators that he had pledged allegiance to the Is...
18:56 2019-05-30

France's Le Pen faces trial over Twitter images of Islamic State atrocities French far-right politician and former presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will face trial over publishing images of Islamic State atrocities on Twi...
20:28 2019-06-12

German woman faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old German woman faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Carla-Josephin...
12:56 2019-06-07

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63 The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 peopl...
18:00 2019-08-18

Islamic State claims suicide attacks on police in Tunisian capital (REUTERS) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for two suicide bomb attacks on police in the Tunisian capital‮‮ ‬‬on Thursday, the militant group's...
00:00 2019-06-28

Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi purportedly says 'daily operations' are underway Islamic State's media network on Monday published an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi warning that "daily operat...
18:28 2019-09-16

Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul wedding hall blast More than 60 killed and 180 injured in explosion in western part of Afghan capitalIslamic State has claimed responsibility for a bombing at a wedding...
19:14 2019-08-18

Chechen refugee in Germany fined after sharing DW article on Islamic State A court in Augsburg has fined a refugee from the Chechen Republic after he shared a DW article on his Facebook page. According to the ruling, he prop...
05:14 2019-08-23

Islamic State still a global threat with $300M at disposal, U.N. officials warn While the Islamic State has lost much of its foothold in Iraq and Syria over the past few years of fighting, the militant group is still a global thr...
03:56 2019-08-28

Philippine army camp blast kills five; Islamic State claims responsibility An explosion at a military base in the restive southern Philippines on Friday killed five people, including three soldiers, and wounded nine others i...
19:14 2019-06-28

France opposed in principle to execution in Iraq of three French Islamic State members The French foreign ministry said on Monday it was opposed in principle to the death penalty, but also said it accepted Iraqi sovereignty as Iraq's ju...
10:42 2019-05-27

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its acco...
23:42 2019-06-04

The U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Says Islamic State Remains Resilient in Afghanistan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the Islamic State extremist group remains resilient in Afghanistan despite “...
10:00 2019-09-10

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Lib...
07:14 2019-06-07

Report Cites Trump Policy Decisions in Signs of Islamic State Comeback Islamic State militants are strengthening their capability to carry out insurgent attacks in Iraq and Syria, according to a new report to Congress by...
07:42 2019-08-08

Islamic State West Africa claims killing and execution of 29 Nigerian soldiers Islamic State's West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been k...
21:28 2019-05-22

Afghanistan vows to crush Islamic State havens after attack on wedding party Afghanistan's president on Monday vowed to "eliminate" all safe havens of the Islamic State group as the country marked a subdued 100th Independence ...
12:14 2019-08-19

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, un...
20:28 2019-08-18

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Bombing That Killed 63, Injured 182 at Afghanistan Wedding (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrat...
19:14 2019-08-18

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hu...
12:42 2019-06-03

Islamic State claims June attack that killed four on patrol in Lebanon's Tripoli Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack that killed two police officers and two soldiers on patrol in patrol in Lebanon's Trip...
05:28 2019-07-05

Syrian state TV reports Israeli attack in southern Syria Syrian state television said on Wednesday that Israel struck a strategic area in southern Syria overlooking the Golan Heights where Western intellige...
07:42 2019-07-24

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a mili...
04:42 2019-06-02

Donald Trump brands IS Beatles 'worst of the worst' as pair is whisked out of Syrian jail ahead of Turkish invasion Donald Trump today branded two of Jihadi John's henchmen the "worst of the worst" and confirmed they had been whisked out of a jail in northern Syria...
22:14 2019-10-10

Turkey’s invasion of Syria puts Islamic State fight on hold at a critical time Islamic State remnants are seeking to revive their networks in Syria and Iraq but now the effort to prevent them from regaining a foothold has paused...
09:14 2019-10-12

Islamic State 'Beatles' -- El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey -- captured in Syria, placed in U.S. custody Two accused British-born terrorist fighters, known in some circles as the "Islamic State Beatles," have been captured in Syria and removed in U.S. cu...
16:28 2019-10-10

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reporte...
23:42 2019-06-04

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civili...
07:42 2019-07-01

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli mi...
16:56 2019-07-01

Lyon bomb blast suspect pledged allegiance to Islamic State: French judicial source The man suspected to have planted a parcel bomb in the central French city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week has told investigators that he ha...
17:28 2019-05-30

Witness testifies that he was the one who killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq, not Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — Witness testifies that he was the one who killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq, not Navy SEAL charged with murder. The post Witness ...
21:14 2019-06-20

U.S. military is taking custody of two British men accused of involvement in Islamic State killings of American hostages The pair — part of a group dubbed the “Beatles” — were being detained with the goal of putting them on trial in the United States, said a senior U.S....
22:42 2019-10-10

Islamic State claims suicide bomb attack on separatist fighters in Yemen's Aden: Amaq Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in the Yemeni port of Aden that killed six southern separatist fighters on Friday, the...
18:00 2019-08-30

Afghanistan Vows to ‘Eliminate’ Islamic State Safe Havens After a Horrific Attack Kills 63 People (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan’s president on Monday vowed to “eliminate” all safe havens of the Islamic State group as t...
10:56 2019-08-19

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Sy...
12:42 2019-06-10

Syrian army opens corridor for people to leave rebel bastion: state media Syrian government forces opened a corridor on Thursday for people who want to leave insurgent territory in northwest Syria, where an army offensive h...
18:00 2019-08-22

Syrian troops enter northeastern town after deal with Kurdish forces: state media Syria's troops have entered a northeastern town, Syrian state media said on Monday, after Washington announced it was abruptly pulling out its forces...
11:00 2019-10-14

Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner. The post Military judge f...
04:56 2019-05-31

Syrian crisis topped talks between Egyptian president, Saudi crown prince: Egypt's state TV The Syrian crisis topped the talks held between Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines o...
08:42 2019-06-29

Syrian army begins to move troops to 'confront' Turkey in northern Syria: state media The Syrian army has begun deploying its troops to northern Syria battlefronts to "confront a Turkish aggression" on Syrian territory, state media sai...
23:28 2019-10-13

'London brother of two Islamic State terrorists arrested in Portugal' The London-based sibling of two Islamic State terrorists who were known associates of so-called Jihadi John has been arrested in Portugal, according ...
14:00 2019-06-18

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed as...
20:28 2019-05-25

Jihadi Jack: Muslim convert who travelled to Syria to join Islamic State 'is stripped of British citizenship' The Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State terror group has reportedly been stripped of his British citiz...
02:28 2019-08-19

Ex-Oklahoma State basketball coach gets 3 months in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in pris...
20:42 2019-06-07

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas on Sunday, and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under...
02:14 2019-05-27

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.   &...
15:56 2019-05-21

Ex-State Department employee gets more than three years in prison over Chinese intel ties A former State Department employee was sentenced to 40 months in prison for accepting thousands of dollars worth of gifts from Chinese intelligence a...
04:42 2019-07-10

US Prison Guards Beat Woman To Paralysis. Lawyer Says State Dodging Bills When other inmates saw four guards beating a handcuffed Cheryl Weimar outside the prison compound, they initially thought she was dead. The mentally ...
06:28 2019-10-13

Man who admitted to fatally stabbing Iowa State golfer sentenced to life in prison Collin Richards, who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing Iowa State University golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, has been sentenced to life in prison. ...
19:28 2019-08-23

Utah man, 29, ran 50-state opioid ring out of basement; now faces life in prison, authorities say A man in Utah was convicted Friday of running a multimillion-dollar opioid ring out if his basement that pumped more than a half-million counterfeit ...
01:28 2019-09-01

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats ...
12:00 2019-06-18

Former Ohio State Coach Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing Underage Diver Former Ohio State diving coach William Bohonyi was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday on two counts of sexually abusing Estee Pryor, a diver...
02:28 2019-08-13

Michigan State player's dad lived secret life as drug dealer. Now he cheers from prison Antjuan Simmons has overcome a broken back and his father being in prison to become star on Michigan State football's defense.   ...
10:00 2019-08-31

Manafort transferred to NY federal prison ahead of state trial, after Rikers Island move nixed Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was transferred to a federal prison in New York City late Monday ahead of his pending state court trial ...
18:14 2019-06-18

It's so hot that mussels are cooking in their shells and highways are buckling Mussels cook to death along the shores of Northern California. Roads buckle in South Dakota. These are just a couple of the dramatic effects from hea...
18:01 2019-07-02

Must sea! Sexy bikini covers boobs with shells ADRIANA Degreas has released another saucy swimwear style. The brand's shell bikini is loved by influencers – including Instagram star Camilla Guper....
21:28 2019-07-07

Unhatched birds can warn others of danger by vibrating shells Study finds developing chicks communicate with siblings when they hearalarm callsBaby seabirds that have not yet hatched communicate with their sibli...
17:28 2019-07-22

Shells Fired Into Turkey as Syria Offensive Extends Into 2nd Day At least 16 Kurdish fighters were reported to have been killed as Turkish ground forces assaulted towns in northeastern Syria. Kurdish forces appeare...
19:00 2019-10-10

Melt Cheese In Crunchy Taco Shells to Keep Them From Splitting They go by many names. “Crispy tacos,” “Anglo tacos,” and even “mom tacos,” but no matter what you call them, the tacos with the crunchy corn shell ...
20:00 2019-07-31

Producer Jason Blum shells out $10M for Brooklyn townhouse The widow of late hedge funder Sanjay Valvani, Harjot Sandhu, has sold her Brooklyn Heights townhouse at 16 Sidney Place for $9.8 million. Last askin...
01:56 2019-07-25

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental co...
18:14 2019-05-21

Heatwave cooks mussels in their shells on California shore Temperatures lead to what appears to be largest local die-off in 15 years, raising fears for broader ecosystemIn all her years working at Bodega Bay,...
07:42 2019-06-29

Israel fires '100 shells' at Hezbollah over missile attack Hezbollah and Israel have exchanged fire in the latest confrontation between the bitter rivals. The UN has urged both sides to de-escalate the situat...
03:28 2019-09-02

Steyer shells out $1.4M for TV commercials in early voting states Billionaire progressive activist Tom Steyer has gone up with TV ads in four of the earliest-voting primary and caucus states as well as on two of the...
01:28 2019-07-11

NCP Leader Gets Egg Shells In Omelette Served Onboard Air India Flight Air India has asked one of its catering agencies to bear the handling charges and the cost of the entire stack of food supplied on its Pune-Delhi fli...
03:00 2019-10-08

NCP Leader Gets Egg Shells In Omelet Served Onboard Air India Flight Air India has asked one of its catering agencies to bear the handling charges and the cost of the entire stack of food supplied on its Pune-Delhi fli...
02:14 2019-10-08

'Jihadi Jack' latest: Jack Letts was 'ready to die for Islamic State' A Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack who left the UK as a teenager to join the Islamic State group has spoken of his time in Syria, saying he was once...
18:28 2019-06-21

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks o...
17:56 2019-06-15

Trump campaign shells out on YouTube ad to draw more views than Democratic debate In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube�...
22:01 2019-06-27

African cat skins, antelope head, giant snail shells confiscated by US Customs Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agricultural specialists recently seized three moldy, unfinished animal skins and two animal heads, as well as 22...
13:14 2019-10-11

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s p...
16:00 2019-05-27

Opinion: The Kurds lose out again By pulling out of Syria, the US has betrayed its closest ally in the fight against the "Islamic State." It may turn out to be a grave mistake with se...
01:00 2019-10-09

Why Is Turkey Fighting the Kurds in Syria? On Wednesday, Turkey announced that it was beginning an assault on a Kurdish-led militia in northeastern Syria. How did the two American allies get h...
23:56 2019-10-09

Donald Trump Says US Has Not "Abandoned The Kurds" In Syria President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that the United States has not "abandoned the Kurds" with his decision seemingly giving the green light fo...
22:14 2019-10-08

How Kurds Could Be Affected by Trump’s Syria Shift Kurdish fighters in northern Syria partnered with the United States to fight the Islamic State, but may find themselves facing Turkey’s military alon...
17:00 2019-10-08

Trump says he hopes he can mediate between Turkey and the Kurds U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hopes he can mediate between Turkey and the Kurds following Turkey's offensive on U.S.-allied Kurds i...
23:56 2019-10-10

Germany caught between Turks and Kurds in Syria Germany's large Kurdish and Turkish communities are a major factor in its unique geopolitical role in the Syria conflict. Kurdish leaders in Germany ...
23:56 2019-10-09

Israelis Watch U.S. Abandon Kurds, and Worry: Who’s Next? President Trump’s abrupt order to withdraw American troops from Syria set off alarm bells among Israeli officials who fear the United States might st...
21:56 2019-10-08

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces have responded to Turkey's offensive in Syria by shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed arti...
18:14 2019-10-10

US insists 'we're not abandoning Kurds' as Turkey 'will not step back' US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has insisted that Washington is not abandoning its Syrian Kurdish allies in the face of a Turkish military offen...
08:28 2019-10-12

'We knew this would happen': Kurds in Nashville say Trump betrayed them Residents of the Tennessee city – the Kurdish capital of America – feel ‘sold out’ but unsurprised by troop withdrawalIf you spend enough time in Kur...
21:56 2019-10-13

US Takes Custody Of 2 Jihadists "The Beatles" From Syria Kurds Two "high-value" jihadists held by Syrian Kurds have been taken into US custody and moved out of the country, a defense official said Wednesday, as r...
19:56 2019-10-10

Turkey unleashes offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that has cause intense fighting and a humanitarian disaster. The offensi...
01:28 2019-10-10

Kurds in US feel ‘betrayed’ at Trump’s troop pullback Kurds have long played a role in US military action in the Middle East, from the first Gulf War in the early 1990s to the latest fights against Islam...
07:42 2019-10-12

Kurds in Syria Brace for War as Turkey Says Incursion Is Imminent Turkey vowed to move ahead with plans to invade northeastern Syria, which a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia said would cause a “humanitarian catastrophe....
11:56 2019-10-09

Who are the Kurds? Almost 35 million people in the heart of Middle East Up to 35 million Kurds live in the mountainous region that roughly straddles the borders of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey and Armenia. The Kurds are the ...
11:56 2019-10-08

Civilian casualties likely as Turkey pounds Kurds with artillery It started at just after 4pm. By the end of the evening, eight hours later, the Turkish military had fired at 181 targets over the border in Syria.&#...
11:56 2019-10-10

Turkey, Kurds Have To "Figure The Situation Out" After US Pullback: Trump President Donald Trump on Monday justified his decision to withdraw US troops from Turkey's border with Syria, saying the region would have to "figur...
16:42 2019-10-07

'Americans sold us out,' Kurds guarding US base in Syria say Kurdish forces guarding a US military base in northern Syria told CNN they feel they've been betrayed by their American allies after US President Don...
17:42 2019-10-12

Trump's betrayal of the Kurds is a gift to Putin and Assad President Trump has clearly been itching to leave Syria for months, once dubbing it nothing but "sand and death." As Trump himself was at pains to po...
05:00 2019-10-08

Who are the Kurds? A Middle Eastern people with 'no friends but the mountains' The U.S. and others have turned their backs on the Kurds before. Now Trump and his administration appear to be on the verge of doing so again.  ...
03:56 2019-10-09

Turkey prepares to fight Kurds in northern Syria Turkey announced Tuesday it is prepared to move into Syria to attack Kurdish rebels it considers terrorists as President Donald Trump defended Turkey...
17:00 2019-10-08

Latest betrayal of Kurds risks undermining defeat of Isis It is unclear whether Turkey has the will or capacity to take over detention campsIn early 2015, as Islamic State trampled over armies of the Middle ...
03:00 2019-10-08

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds Joint operation centre agreement follows Ankara threats to launch offensive against YPGTurkey and the US have agreed to establish a joint operation c...
19:56 2019-08-07

Turkey launches military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that could cause intense fighting and a humanitarian disaster. The offen...
23:56 2019-10-09

| Syria Kurds hand over three ISIS-linked children to Nigeria Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria has handed over three siblings linked with the Islamic State group to Nigeria, the first such repatriation to ...
03:28 2019-09-06

Abandoning Kurds could cost Trump support of evangelical Christians One of the president’s staunchest constituencies has stuck by him through many controversies but Syria may be a policy lurch too farEvangelical Chris...
11:14 2019-10-11

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest t...
07:28 2019-06-06

Kurds mobilize in Syria as Turkey poised for imminent attack Turkey has long threatened an attack on the Kurdish fighters in Syria whom Ankara considers terrorists allied with a Kurdish insurgency within Turkey...
11:28 2019-10-09

Trump defends Syria decision by saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy' President says he learned Kurds didn’t help from a ‘powerful article’ as Turkey launches offensive into north-eastern SyriaDonald Trump defended his ...
14:42 2019-10-10

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State g...
07:00 2019-06-14

Trump insists he is not abandoning Kurds after GOP backlash against Syria withdrawal President Trump insisted he was not abandoning Kurdish-led forces as he defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey in the face of an angry backla...
22:14 2019-10-08

Turkey’s Erdogan's struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is struggling to win over Istanbul’s Kurdish voters, a group it considers a key constituency in the e...
23:14 2019-06-20

The Kurds’ Prisons and Detention Camps for ISIS Members, Explained As the Turkish invasion leads to deteriorating security in northern Syria, the custody of about 11,000 captive ISIS fighters — and many thousands mor...
00:42 2019-10-14

Trump defends his Syria move, says Kurds ‘didn’t help us with Normandy’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of northeast Syria, saying he was tired of “forever wars” and of having to m...
07:28 2019-10-10

Turkey Begins Syria Offensive, Targeting U.S.-Backed Kurds Turkey moved ahead with plans for a military operation in northeastern Syria, which a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia said would cause a “humanitarian ca...
17:56 2019-10-09

Trump says US hasn’t ‘abandoned’ Kurds despite pulling troops out of Syria President Trump on Tuesday defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey and said the US has not “abandoned” its Kurdish allies — a day after ...
21:56 2019-10-08

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds The United States is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria, its defense secretary said on Sunday, after learning that Turkey plann...
23:28 2019-10-13

Kurds Announce Deal With Damascus On Troop Deployment Near Turkey Border The Kurdish administration in northern Syria on Sunday announced a deal with the Damascus government on a Syrian troop deployment near the border wit...
01:00 2019-10-14

Trump’s decision to make way for Turkey in Syria seen by critics as a Kurds betrayal President Trump faced swift criticism early Monday after the White House announced its decision to move U.S. troops from northern Syria and give way ...
08:42 2019-10-07

Turkey announces incursion of northeast Syria, US-backed Kurds have vowed ‘all-out’ war The White House announced late Sunday that Turkey will soon move forward with its planned military operation in northeast Syria in an area where U.S....
07:00 2019-10-07

US ending support for Kurds in Syria will lead to genocide, says protester – video Protesters gathered outside the White House in Washington to demand Donald Trump reverse his decision to withdraw US troops from north-eastern Syria,...
04:42 2019-10-10

George Clooney calls Trump's statement on Kurds 'pretty shocking' George Clooney says he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds "di...
00:14 2019-10-11

George Clooney calls Trump’s quip on Kurds ‘pretty shocking’ George Clooney says he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds “di...
06:42 2019-10-11

Bloodied clothes and body bags: Kurds mourn dead in Syria Martin Chulov reports from north-east Syria on the deadliest day yet of the Turkish offensiveIn a wooden hut at the back of a hospital, a woman cradl...
20:14 2019-10-11

Trump orders all U.S. troops to withdraw from Syria amid conflict between Turkey and Kurds U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered all of the country's troops to withdraw from Syria amid conflicts between Turkey and Kurdish forces, Defense ...
03:00 2019-10-14

NBC reporter: Kurds believe Trump 'gave the green light' for Turkey to commit genocide NBC News reporter Richard Engel warned that Turkey is planning a long-term genocidal campaign against the Kurds, who believe President Trump gave the...
08:00 2019-10-13

Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election The imprisoned leader of the Kurdish militant group PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically...
23:14 2019-06-20

Caught Between Trump, Turkey and Kurds, Pentagon Struggles to Piece Together Syria Strategy The Pentagon is scrambling to respond to the words of a president who views Syria and the fight against ISIS as a battle largely won and done for Ame...
02:14 2019-10-08

James Foley’s Mother Worries About ISIS Resurrection as Turks Attack Kurds Diane Foley, mother of James W. Foley, the first American hostage of the Islamic State to be beheaded, said she hoped the ISIS prisoners believed res...
03:42 2019-10-11

Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Damascus to stave off assault Agreement to hand over border towns comes after more than 700 Isis affiliates escape campKurdish-led forces in control of north-east Syria have reach...
10:42 2019-10-14

Turkey opens ground assault on Syria's Kurds; U.S. Republicans turn on Trump Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies attacked Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery b...
11:28 2019-10-10

64,000 flee ground offensive on Syria's Kurds as Turks say they have killed 277 militants Turkish ground forces led by 1,000 members of Syrian Arab militias have begun occupying several towns and villages inside the Turkish-Syrian ­border ...
14:56 2019-10-11

Hundreds of ISIS followers escape in Syria amid fighting between Turkey, Kurds Hundreds of Islamic State followers escaped after storming the gates of a detention camp in northern Syria on Sunday after Turkish forces shelled the...
01:00 2019-10-14

Islamic Center of Tucson vandalized again TUCSON – The Islamic Center of Tucson has been vandalized again. According to Irfan Sheikh, the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the ICT, alcoh...
09:28 2019-10-09

Expect more policy lurches like on Syria's Kurds unless Trump is called to account | Michael H Fuchs Acting on impulse, the president took a complicated issue and made it dramatically worse – making the US again look incompetent and unreliableDonald ...
14:14 2019-10-09

Trump's latest tweets on Syria show he has absolutely no plan to help the Kurds as Turkey boasts about killing over 100 of them Reuters Tweets from President Donald Trump on Thursday showed he has no plan to help Kurdish fighters facing a Turkish military incursion in Syria. ...
18:14 2019-10-10

| EXPOSED | Islamic 'house of torture' in Nigeria Horrific revelations of torture and abuse at a compound billing itself as a Koranic reform school in northern Nigeria have shone a spotlight on Islam...
03:42 2019-10-03

'A stain on America's honor': Lindsey Graham says Trump's Syria pullout abandons Kurds, helps ISIS "The Kurds fought with us, but were paid massive amounts of money and equipment to do so," Trump said as Turkey prepares an assault in the region. &...
15:56 2019-10-07

India eases restrictions in Kashmir for Islamic festival Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say restrictions have been eased in most parts of Srinaga ahead of an Islamic festival following India’s d...
07:56 2019-08-11

Iran: Islamic Revolutionary Guard shot down U.S. spy drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast, after it violated Iran...
13:28 2019-06-20

Jihadi Jack: 'Free me so I can fight against Islamic radicalisation' The Briton who ran away to join Islamic State as a teenager has told Sky News he wants to be released from jail to join the fight against Islamist ra...
20:00 2019-08-20

Islamists in Sudan rally in support of Islamic rule Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir's regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the...
22:14 2019-05-24

The Latest: Islamic summit defends Palestinian statehood The world’s largest organization of Islamic nations has completed a summit in Islam’s holiest city of Mecca with leaders and delegates from 57 states...
04:14 2019-06-01

Uneasy calm in Indian Kashmir on Islamic festival day Uneasy calm prevails in Indian-administered Kashmir as people celebrate Islamic festival during an unprecedented crackdown after India moved to strip...
06:28 2019-08-12

Investigation underway after alcohol dumped over Islamic Center TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating an alcohol-related incident involving the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT). According to Maria Molin...
22:56 2019-08-27

Tehran closes 547 restaurants for breaking 'Islamic principles’ Iranian police close venues for crimes ranging from ‘playing illegal music’ to ‘debauchery’Iranian police have shut down 547 restaurants and cafes in...
12:28 2019-06-09

Malaysian ministers say Indian Islamic preacher should be expelled Malaysia's cabinet discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, with three ministers demanding his expulsion...
13:28 2019-08-14

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journal...
21:56 2019-05-22

| Over 300 'abused' students freed from Islamic school in Nigeria Police in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna have rescued more than 300 male students from an Islamic boarding school where many had been tortured ...
16:56 2019-09-27

Indian actress draws fire for quitting over Islamic faith A Muslim actress' decision to quit Bollywood, saying acting was taking her away from her faith, has triggered a backlash in India from fellow actors ...
15:14 2019-07-01

The Latest: Saudi king says Islamic summit confronts threats The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Saudi Arabia's King Salman says Muslim heads of state are gathering in I...
23:28 2019-05-31

Eid al-Fitr is coming. Here's what you should know about one of the biggest Islamic holy days Millions of Muslims across the globe will celebrate one of their biggest religious festivals, Eid al-Fitr, starting this Tuesday.    ...
21:14 2019-06-04

Islamic extremist attack on Somali hotel leaves 26 dead Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead befor...
02:56 2019-07-14

Indian Islamic preacher apologizes to Malaysians for racial remarks Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologized on Tuesday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was question...
09:28 2019-08-20

Hundreds of tortured students freed from Islamic school in Nigeria Police in Nigeria have rescued more than 300 male students — mostly children — who were beaten, sexually assaulted and starved in an Isla...
23:42 2019-09-27

| WATCH | Over 300 'abused' students freed from Islamic school in Nigeria Police in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna have rescued more than 300 male students from an Islamic boarding school where many had been tortured ...
20:56 2019-09-27

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violen...
01:28 2019-08-05

Feds may pull grant on Islamic Studies program at Duke, UNC The Trump administration may cut off funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University because th...
11:42 2019-09-22

Islamic Center of Tucson to hold community-building event TUCSON – In light of the recent incidents involving the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT) and a nearby apartment, the center is hosting a community-buil...
23:14 2019-09-19

One of the Oldest Islamic Holy Sites in the World Discovered in Israel The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been unearthed in Israel’s Negev desert and it’s being celebrated as one of the earliest known mosques in...
10:56 2019-07-24

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of Pr...
08:14 2019-06-12

Syrian Civil War Fast Facts View CNN's Fast Facts on Syria's Civil War to learn more about the on-going conflict, the escalating refugee crisis, and to view a timeline of events...
21:28 2019-10-11

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces ...
00:56 2019-05-29

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward...
22:00 2019-09-14

Indonesian minister stable after attack by suspected Islamic radical: police Indonesia's Chief Security Minister Wiranto is conscious and in a stable condition after he was stabbed on Thursday by a man authorities suspect had ...
11:28 2019-10-10

'Historic' day as India outlaws 'triple talaq' Islamic instant divorce Minister says women now have justice but Muslim groups accuse Hindu-led government of community interferenceIndia’s parliament has approved a bill ou...
17:42 2019-07-31

Houston: Islamic group hosts Sanders and Castro as rightwingers protest Counter-protesters outnumber small group of far-right demonstrators as 2020 contenders speak inside conventionIn Houston on Saturday, an annual Islam...
07:56 2019-09-01

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn wi...
14:42 2019-06-22

Iraq stampede kills dozens at pilgrimage during Islamic holy holiday More than 30 people were killed and nearly 100 injured in Iraq after a stampede was set off while Shiite Muslims celebrated one of the holiest days o...
19:42 2019-09-10

Nigeria: Police free chained, abused children from Islamic school Nigerian police have freed more than 300 men and boys from an Islamic school in the northern city of Kaduna, where some of the students had been held...
18:28 2019-09-27

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc bac...
22:00 2019-06-01

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illnes...
09:14 2019-06-21

As new Syrian exodus unfolds, some fear they will never go home Kurdish doctor Farid Mustafa was one of the last to flee Ras al-Ain as Turkish bombs rained down on the Syrian border town. He fears may never return...
11:14 2019-10-12

Syrian refugees make new lives in Vermont After fleeing the war in Syria, a refugee family is rebuilding their life across the globe in a small city in Vermont. (August 26)    ...
19:14 2019-08-26

Turkey Says It Captured a Key Syrian Border Town (CEYLANPINAR, Turkey) — Turkey’s military said it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment Saturday as its offensive aga...
02:28 2019-10-13

Erdogan Presses Putin on Syrian Offensive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Russia to persuade Vladimir Putin to rein in his Syrian allies, whose offensive on rebels’ last strong...
01:00 2019-08-28

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb attack in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor...
12:56 2019-06-03

Iran oil tanker sought by US seen off Syrian coast Gibraltar released the Adrian Darya 1 tanker in mid-August after Iran promised it would not discharge its 2.1 million barrels of oil in Syria. The ve...
09:42 2019-09-07

US envoy decries lack of response from Islamic world to China's attacks on Uighurs Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have been silent in the face of the mass incarceration of Muslims in XinjiangThe US envoy on religio...
04:28 2019-06-11

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.   ...
03:28 2019-08-12

Pac-12: Arizona State should have been penalized on game-ending Michigan State FG miss Arizona State should have been penalized for leaping on Michigan State's game-ending field goal miss, the Pac-12 Conference says.   &...
11:42 2019-09-16

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmis...
02:00 2019-06-04

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition' Tesla Inc's use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers' auth...
08:42 2019-09-05

Oklahoma State game at Oregon State delayed after Cowboys coaches get stuck in elevator There was a brief delay in Oklahoma State-Oregon State in the third as Cowboys coaches apparently got stuck in an elevator coming back from halftime....
10:00 2019-08-31

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other...
21:28 2019-06-27

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio: Late-game chaos threw me off a bit vs. Arizona State Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he might have let certain penalties or missed calls bother him late in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Arizona State....
21:14 2019-09-16

How Hurricane Dorian could impact Florida State's opener vs. Boise State in Jacksonville For the fourth straight year, a hurricane could impact Florida State football, as Hurricane Dorian could alter the game status for FSU-Boise State. ...
12:28 2019-08-29

Willie Taggart unsure if Florida State players were properly hydrated vs. Boise State Willie Taggart expressed doubt over Florida State's hydration leading up to the Seminoles' season-opening loss to Boise State.   ...
08:14 2019-09-03

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.     ...
20:14 2019-05-23

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea. The post Chinese state media say Preside...
06:14 2019-06-20

Opinion: Ohio State's easy defeat of Michigan State exposes talent gap between programs Michigan State showed fight, but it's clear the Spartans are short on top-tier talent compared to Ohio State in 34-10 loss to Buckeyes   &...
13:00 2019-10-06

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio: Late-game chaos threw me off a bit vs. Arizona State Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he might have let certain penalties or missed calls bother him late in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Arizona ...
16:28 2019-09-16

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to tr...
19:00 2019-06-22

Hurricane Dorian concerns force move of Florida State-Boise State game to Tallahassee The football game between Florida State and Boise State scheduled for Jacksonville will be moved to Tallahassee due to concerns about Hurricane Doria...
21:14 2019-08-29

Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator. The po...
17:56 2019-06-06

Pac-12 Admits Officials Missed Critical Penalty On Last Play In Arizona State's Upset Of Michigan State Things got weird at the end of Arizona State’s ugly 10-7 victory over No. 18 Michigan State in East Lansing last Saturday. The Spartans were in ASU t...
00:28 2019-09-17

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averag...
01:14 2019-05-30

Too-many-men penalty costs No. 19 Michigan State in loss to Arizona State Michigan State had too many men on the field for its game-tying field goal in the final seconds vs. Arizona State. It missed the re-kick to lose 10-7...
02:56 2019-09-15

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by el...
03:00 2019-06-03

Ohio State vs. Michigan State Brings an Uncomfortable Undercurrent For some, the matchup on Saturday brought to mind the massive sexual assault scandals at the two universities, and their problematic responses to the...
23:28 2019-10-07

What's at stake in Michigan State vs. Ohio State? 'It's a playoff game' Michigan State features 28 players from Ohio, which makes for a key story line when the Spartans visit Ohio State in 'playoff game' between the teams...
18:00 2019-10-05

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's li...
23:14 2019-05-28

Bettors will soon find out what Penn State, Ohio State are made of Big Ten powers Penn State and Ohio State will be front and center in prime time TV attractions Friday and Saturday. Though they won’t play each other...
03:42 2019-09-28

Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local ob...
19:14 2019-08-20

Russian Strikes Blamed for 27 Deaths in Syrian Town Russian airstrikes on a busy market in northwest Syria killed at least 27 people, according to monitoring groups, one of the deadliest attacks in a m...
22:42 2019-07-22

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in ...
16:00 2019-05-27

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intens...
16:42 2019-06-03

Syrian Is Convicted in Stabbing Death That Set Off Riots in Germany An asylum seeker was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a German man last year in the eastern city of Chemnitz that added fuel to an anti-i...
17:42 2019-08-22

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her...
21:00 2019-05-22

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the reb...
15:28 2019-06-08

Syrian fighters burning crops, using food as "weapon of war": U.N. Fighters have set fire to thousands of acres of wheat and other crops in northwest Syria in a campaign that has turned food supplies in a "weapon of ...
13:14 2019-06-04

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damasc...
07:00 2019-06-12

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on I...
13:14 2019-07-13

U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and w...
20:00 2019-06-11

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her...
20:28 2019-05-21

France calls for immediate end to fighting in Syrian city of Idlib France called on Friday for an immediate end to fighting in the Syrian city of Idlib, and the French foreign ministry added that it condemned in part...
01:14 2019-08-17

Syrian civil war has damaged more than 120 churches, report finds As many as 124 churches have been damaged or targeted by military forces on all sides of Syria's civil war, which has stretched on for more than eigh...
17:56 2019-09-05

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular...
02:42 2019-07-17

"We Can Come Any Night Without Warning": Turkey Preps Syrian Offensive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that his army was ready to launch operations against Kurdish militants in Syria at any moment foll...
14:14 2019-10-07

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and ...
23:56 2019-07-22

Syrian Kurdish-led authority: nearly 200,000 people displaced by attack The Syrian Kurdish-led administration in northeastern Syria said on Saturday that 191,069 people have been displaced as a result of Turkish military ...
11:42 2019-10-12

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their hom...
22:14 2019-06-10

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
18:01 2019-06-17

Syrian government closes in on town that was bombed with sarin Syrian government forces on Wednesday closed in on a rebel-held town in Idlib that was bombed with sarin in 2017, sources on both sides said, buildin...
13:28 2019-08-14

Syrian army captures key Idlib town from rebels Russian-backed Syrian regime forces have taken an important town in the rebel stronghold province of Idlib. The regime's three-month campaign has kil...
13:14 2019-08-11

The cat man of Aleppo: rescuing battle-weary Syrian strays Mohammad Aljaleel looked after homeless cats during the aerial bombardment of Aleppo. He has since set up a dedicated sanctuary and veterinary clinic...
11:14 2019-08-06

UN to investigate Syrian attacks on health centers, schools UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has authorized an investigation into attacks on health facilities and schools in Syria’s last major rebel-held ...
17:42 2019-08-01

12 Hours. 4 Syrian Hospitals Bombed. One Culprit: Russia. The Russians saved Bashar al-Assad’s government. A trove of Russian Air Force recordings obtained by The Times shows how bombing Syrian hospitals hel...
14:14 2019-10-13

Syrian media report ceasefire agreed in Idlib Syrian state media reported on Thursday that a ceasefire had been agreed in the last rebel bastion in the country, the northwest, where aid agencies ...
22:42 2019-08-01

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border t...
14:42 2019-07-01

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave...
17:28 2019-07-12

Trump Calls Turkey’s Syrian Offensive a ‘Bad Idea’ Republican lawmakers, led by Senator Lindsey Graham, called the incursion “a disaster in the making” and were far more critical of the Turkish milita...
21:28 2019-10-09

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Reports: Syrian president replaces security chiefs Pro-government Syrian pages on social media are reporting that President Bashar Assad has replaced some heads of influential security agencies, inclu...
17:56 2019-07-07

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leb...
08:14 2019-06-15

Iraqi forces begin operation against IS along Syrian border Iraq’s security and paramilitary forces have begun a military operation along the border with Syria aiming to clear the area of Islamic State group m...
11:28 2019-07-07

Trump upbeat on China; supports Syrian mediation Donald Trump gives an upbeat assessment of ongoing talks between US and Chinese officials. As Turkey's incursion into Syria continues, Trump also say...
05:42 2019-10-11

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-...
21:14 2019-08-22

Syrian army poised to take key town after rebel withdrawals Syrian government forces look set to recover a strategic town that has been in rebel hands since 2014 in a major Russian-backed offensive into the op...
16:00 2019-08-20

Make This Syrian Kibbeh Casserole When Your Budget Is Tight Whenever I meet someone who, like me, is of Middle Eastern heritage, it’s guaranteed that within five minutes of learning this fact, I will turn the ...
21:42 2019-09-23

Iran closes hundreds of restaurants for 'illegal music and debauchery,' other violations of 'Islamic principles' Iranian police shut down more than 500 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles” including modesty, the capital city's p...
06:00 2019-06-10

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. ...
07:28 2019-07-17

Florida State head coach Willie Taggart clarifies hydration comments after Boise State loss Florida State coach Willie Taggart clarified his hydration comment after a loss to Boise State, hoping to put aside any concerns about what he meant....
19:42 2019-09-04

Oklahoma State opens with 52-36 victory over Oregon State Chuba Hubbard rushed for 221 yards and three touchdowns, and redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders threw for 203 yards and three more scores to lead Okla...
10:00 2019-08-31

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on the...
05:56 2019-08-02

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’...
16:56 2019-06-02

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation...
17:28 2019-06-09

In a Syrian Town Under Siege, a Secret Library Kept Dreams Alive “Syria’s Secret Library,” by Mike Thomson, tells the story of a hidden book collection in a bombed-out building that functioned as “an oasis of norma...
12:42 2019-09-28

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including ...
21:01 2019-07-22

Pompeo says Syrian government used chlorine in May chemical weapon attack U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States concluded the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria used chlor...
02:56 2019-09-27

Turkey presses Syrian assault as thousands flee the fighting People run to take cover after mortars fired from Syria, in Akcakale, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. An Associated Press journalist said at least t...
04:28 2019-10-11

From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile city Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria are allowing hundreds of Syrian families linked to the Islamic State group to return home to the city of R...
19:14 2019-09-22

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militan...
12:28 2019-05-26

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly falteri...
22:28 2019-08-09

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar...
20:42 2019-06-09

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing plot due in court PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq is due in fede...
13:14 2019-06-21

Assad hits a wall in Syrian war as front lines harden President Bashar al-Assad's assault in the northwest has been met with a painful rebel counterpunch that underlines Turkish resolve to keep the area ...
17:42 2019-07-10

Syrian families returning home from IS camp face hostility RAQQA, Syria — After two years on the run with the Islamic State group, Um Mahmoud just wanted to return home. When she finally made it to Raqqa with...
23:14 2019-09-23

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may...
08:14 2019-05-22

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees back to their native country in the last three months, according to government information o...
14:00 2019-08-28

Car bomb kills 13 in rebel-held northern Syrian town Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozen...
22:56 2019-06-02

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander i...
18:14 2019-05-21

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of...
14:28 2019-08-17

Syrian Government Captures Strategic Town in Last Opposition Stronghold Syrian government forces captured a strategic town in the northwest of the country, as the Russian-backed Assad regime continued its military push to...
01:56 2019-08-21

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of...
14:56 2019-06-08

Satellite images appear to show Iranian oil tanker off Syrian coast A once-detained Iranian oil tanker appears to have made its way to Syria, even as the United States sought to squeeze off Tehran’s ability to move oi...
17:56 2019-09-07

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal...
05:00 2019-06-20

| France 'worried' after nearly 800 ISIS relatives escape Syrian camp France says it is "worried" after Kurdish authorities reported that hundreds of relatives of foreign jihadists had escaped from a displacement camp i...
11:56 2019-10-14

U.S. forces strike Syrian al Qaeda facility: Defense Department U.S. forces struck an al Qaeda facility north of Idlib in Syria on Saturday in an attack aimed at the organization's leadership, U.S. Central Command...
07:28 2019-09-01

Turkey, Long a Haven for Syrian Refugees, Is Sending Them Home Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syri...
11:14 2019-09-10

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mus...
01:00 2019-06-20

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre fo...
02:14 2019-05-23

Monitor says Syrian rebels withdraw from town, jihadists say still fighting A Syrian war monitor said rebels had withdrawn from a town in southern Idlib province and from their last territory in neighboring Hama province afte...
12:28 2019-08-20

Rebels withdraw in key Syrian town as pro-Assad troops advance Move by insurgents in Khan Sheikhun marks a milestone for Idlib, the last major rebel strongholdInsurgent groups have withdrawn from Khan Sheikhun in...
11:42 2019-08-20

Syrian rebels launch offensive, overrun army posts Syrian opposition activists and a war monitoring group say rebels have launched an offensive in the mountains of the coastal Latakia province, overru...
17:28 2019-07-09

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and kil...
14:56 2019-05-30

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s ...
14:42 2019-07-13

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and woundin...
02:42 2019-06-03

Syrian rebels withdraw from area in NW after government advance - Observatory Syrian rebels withdrew from a town in southern Idlib province and from their last remaining territory in neighboring Hama province after government t...
09:28 2019-08-20

Turkey says Syrian government forces attacked its observation point Syrian government forces have attacked a Turkish observation point in Syria's Idlib province, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, in what it ...
11:28 2019-06-13

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to aveng...
10:56 2019-05-30

Police rescue hundreds of men, boys from Nigerian ‘torture house’ thought to be Islamic school: report Nigerian police say more than 300 men and boys have been rescued from a building thought to be an Islamic school where they were held against their w...
01:14 2019-09-28

French President Macron honors ‘victims of Islamic terrorism’ killed in Paris knife attack French President Emmanuel Macron at a ceremony Tuesday called the four police employees killed in last week’s knife attack inside Paris’ police headq...
06:42 2019-10-09

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the dea...
05:14 2019-08-23

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party...
16:00 2019-06-17

As heavy bombing hits northwest, Syrian army takes villages Syrian soldiers have gained some ground in the country's last rebel bastion during a Russian-backed offensive that aid agencies warn is growing blood...
16:00 2019-08-01

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster b...
14:56 2019-05-28

Andrew Scheer calls appointment of Syrian consul in Montreal ‘outrageous’ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says it is "outrageous'' that Ottawa has allowed a sympathizer of the Syrian president to become the honorary consu...
22:28 2019-09-24

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the co...
20:42 2019-08-23

Ahead of meeting, Turkey expects Russia to help rein in Syrian forces President Tayyip Erdogan will seek steps from Russia's Vladimir Putin to safeguard Turkish troops in the face of an offensive by the Syrian army in t...
15:56 2019-08-27

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the t...
17:14 2019-06-28

Iranian Tanker Photographed Off Syrian Port Tartus: US Satellite Firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, ha...
11:42 2019-09-07

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in nort...
08:14 2019-07-18

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monit...
21:14 2019-06-02

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic Sta...
06:28 2019-06-15

Germany truck attack that injured 8 probed as possible act of terror, Syrian man detained Eight people were injured after Syrian national stole a truck and rammed it into a line of cars in a town in western Germany, spurring authorities to...
06:42 2019-10-09

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human ri...
02:56 2019-05-22

U.N. Says Tens of Thousands of Syrian Civilians Have Fled Amid Turkey Attacks (BEIRUT) — The U.N. refugee agency says tens of thousands of civilians in Syria are on the move to escape the fighting and seek safety amid a T...
19:00 2019-10-10

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis...
20:42 2019-08-23

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands a...
16:42 2019-08-05

Russia says Syrian troops repelled three big militant attacks in Syria's Idlib Syrian government troops on Wednesday morning repelled three big attacks by militants in Syria's Idlib province, the Russian Ministry of Defense said...
14:56 2019-05-22

Sky News witnesses horrors of Idlib as crew shelled by Syrian regime Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack o...
19:28 2019-05-23

Turkey stations doctors near Syrian border for possible military operation: sources Doctors from Turkey's large cities have been stationed in two southern provinces to prepare for a possible incursion into northern Syria, two securit...
20:14 2019-09-20

Turkey says it is determined to clear Syrian border of militants, assure security Turkey is determined to clear its border with Syria of militants and assure the security of the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Mo...
09:56 2019-10-07

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkish president threatens to ‘open the gates’ in face of footdragging from US and EUThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is threatening to ...
16:42 2019-09-05

German court convicts Syrian over stabbing that triggered Chemnitz riots A Syrian man was sentenced to nine and a half years in prison by a German court on Thursday over the fatal stabbing of a man in the eastern city of C...
18:00 2019-08-22

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria's border with Turkey in the last few days as a Syrian army advance pushed further into the opposition's...
01:00 2019-08-22

German chancellor urges Turkey’s president to stop Syrian invasion German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a Sunday phone call urged Turkey’s president to immediately halt his country’s military operations in northern Syr...
11:00 2019-10-14

Erdogan says up to 3 million Syrian refugees can return to 'safe zone' if it extended Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that up to three million Syrian refugees can return to a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria if it ...
20:00 2019-09-16

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child pro...
19:28 2019-07-01

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria; Syrian army to redeploy on border The United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1,000 troops from northern Syria in the face of a Turkish offensive and Syria's army ...
02:42 2019-10-14