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U.S. officials are anticipating a tough fight for the small pocket of territory in eastern Syria where the last ISIS holdouts are holed up

  • Sep 11, 2018

Violence is receding and Iraq’s capital is partying again

  • Aug 24, 2018

The new message suggests Baghdadi is still alive, and still in control despite the imminent defeat of the caliphate.

  • Aug 22, 2018

Two new reports put the number far higher than previously thought, but the U.S. military says the estimates may be too high.

  • Aug 14, 2018

With Assad now firmly in control of most of the country, he will now have to contend with the presence of Turkish and American troops

  • Aug 10, 2018

Aziz Asbar, who died Saturday, worked closely with Iran on Syrian missile development, reports say.

  • Aug 7, 2018

Small-scale but alarming attacks suggest the militants are rebooting in some of the first parts of the country where they were defeated, raising concerns that declarations of victory were premature.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Protests that began earlier this week in Basra are spreading to many other cities in the Shiite south.

  • Jul 14, 2018

At least 17 people, including children, died in the bloodiest attack yet of a five-day-old government offensive as tens of thousands flee Russian airstrikes.

  • Jun 28, 2018

The U.S., Russia, Iran, Syria and a host of proxy forces are in a high-stakes race to seize territory.

  • Sep 18, 2017
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