World Dec 5, 2019

U.S. completes troop pullback from northeast Syria

The United States has completed its military pullback in northeastern Syria, settling into a more stable posture of about 600 troops in the rest of the country after repositioning and reducing forces, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said. Esper's remarks in an interview with Reuters could ...

Syrian airstrikes on Idlib markets kill at least 11, say White Helmets

World Dec 3, 2019

Syrian airstrikes on Idlib markets kill at least 11, say White Helmets

Syrian government airstrikes on the rebel-held area of Idlib killed at least 11 people and wounded dozens on Monday after hitting two outdoor markets, Syrian civil defense forces said. Syria's northwestern corner, including the Idlib region, is the last major chunk of territory still in ...

Three killed as Kurdish forces bomb school in north Syria: Turkey

World Nov 20, 2019

Three killed as Kurdish forces bomb school in north Syria: Turkey

Kurdish fighters have bombed a school in northern Syria, killing three civilians and injuring eight others including children, the Turkish defense ministry said on Tuesday. Ankara has accused the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which it labels "terrorists," of carrying out bombings in Tal Abyad, ...