World Oct 28Security increased at IS prisons after leader’s death
Forces from the Kurdish-led internal security agency were "on high alert" after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death in anticipation of possible riots or attacks.
World Oct 18Fighting continues in Kurdish-held town in Syria despite cease-fire
A spokesman for the Kurdish-led fighters said they were not withdrawing from Ras al-Ayn because Turkish forces are still besieging and shelling it.
World Oct 13Syria’s Kurds look to Assad for protection after US pullout
Syria's Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey's invasion — a major shift in alliances that came after President Trump ordered all U.S. troops withdrawn from the northern border area amid the rapidly deepening…
World Oct 11Syrian Kurds say Turkish shells hit ISIS prison
Dhaos and the ongoing assault have raised fears that the Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held northeastern Syria may undermine the security of over two dozen facilities where 10,000 Islamic State militants are held.
World Jul 27Syrian rebel town pounded, 11 killed in market airstrike
A Syrian government airstrike hit a busy open-air market in the country's northwest on Saturday, killing at least 11 people, most of them children, according to activists.
World Jun 08Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle
Abdelbaset Sarout, 27, rose to fame as a player for his home city of Homs and won international titles representing his country.
World May 27Syrian air raids hit crowded residential areas in Idlib
At least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble, rescuers and activists said Monday.
World Mar 06Angry and defiant, Islamic State families surrender in Syria
Combat appeared to stop on Wednesday to allow for evacuations from the IS-held pocket in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz.
World Mar 05French jihadis killed in last Islamic State holdout in Syria
A prominent French militant who joined the Islamic State group, Jean-Michel Clain, was killed in a mortar strike over the weekend as he struggled with wounds suffered in an earlier airstrike that killed his jihadi brother, his wife said Tuesday…
World Mar 02US-backed Syrian fighters advance on 2 fronts against IS
The ground assault into the last area held by the Islamic State group intensified Saturday as U.S.-backed Syrian fighters made “remarkable progress” amid heavy clashes, including the capture of a hill overlooking a tent encampment for the extremists, officials with…