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After Turkey’s incursion into Kurdish-held northeastern Syria, residents who chose to boycott Turkish imports discovered how very reliant the area is on them.
  • Dec 5, 2019
The death presents a new challenge as ISIS tries to regroup after its territorial defeat. But new leadership could revive and reinvigorate the militants.
  • Oct 27, 2019
Many in the region are wondering whether the United States is not only an unreliable power but also a weak one, one analyst said.
  • Oct 16, 2019
The deal between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the government of President Bashar al-Assad further dimmed the prospect of continued U.S. presence in Syria.
  • Oct 13, 2019
Turkish-backed Syrian rebels might have shot as many as nine people, including a female politician, at a desert roadblock.
  • Oct 13, 2019
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.
  • Oct 11, 2019
The U.S. military does not have the forces or mandate to guard militant prisons in Syria if a Turkish offensive creates a security gap, they said.
  • Oct 8, 2019
Kurds warned that Trump’s decision to pull out troops from northeastern Syria could open the door to an ISIS revival.
  • Oct 7, 2019
The Kurdish administration needs help with funding to secure, feed and house the detainees, SDF leader said. It also wants countries to take back their citizens.
  • Oct 4, 2019
The exchange of fire was brief, but it showed the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah said it had exacted revenge for the deaths of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria.
  • Sep 1, 2019