Turkey threatens more airstrikes on Syrian Kurds allied with U.S.

May 1, 2017

Turkey threatens more airstrikes on Syrian Kurds allied with U.S.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group. The U.S. views the ...

Apr 30, 2017

U.S.-backed force advances against Islamic State in Syria

A U.S.-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance is advancing against the Islamic State group in the key town of Tabqa near the jihadist bastion of Raqqa in northern Syria, a monitor said Sunday. The Syrian Democratic Forces now control at least 40 percent of the town of ...

Apr 26, 2017

France says has proof Syria regime launched 'chemical attack'

French intelligence services have scientific proof that the Syrian regime was responsible for a suspected chemical attack that killed 87 people, France’s foreign minister said Wednesday. Jean-Marc Ayrault said analysis of samples taken at the scene of the April 4 attack in rebel-held Khan ...