Middle East

Israeli air defenses intercept 4 rockets fired from Syria

Israel's anti-missile defense system intercepted four rockets fired from neighboring Syria, the IDF said

US citizen ISIS member wants to know why he can’t go home

Kosovar-American Lirim Sulejmani traveled with his family to Syria to live under ISIS. Now in an SDF prison, he recalled…

‘It’s very easy for ISIS’ – Peshmerga commander warns of return to Iraq mountain town

Peshmerga commander Sirwan Barzani says it's easy for ISIS to hide out in pockets of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Tel Tamer’s hectic hospital belies northern Syria ceasefire

Near the front line town of Tel Tamer, Syrian rebels backed by Turkish airpower and artillery capture a new village…

“The sky is against us” – Syrian Christian fighters struggle to hold their lines in Tel Tamer

Syriac Military Council's Aram Hanna says resisting Turkey-backed rebels in northern Syria is impossible without heavy weapons

Russia moves helicopters to new Syria base in Qamishli near Turkey border

Russia has begun moving helicopters and other equipment to a new base in Qamishli in northeastern Syria near the Turkey…

SDF secures ‘ticking time-bomb’ ISIS prisoners in Syria against alarming odds

The Syrian Democratic Forces struggles to contain ISIS prisoners in northeast Syria as the US warns their conditions are a…

Turkey begins deporting ‘foreign terrorist fighters’ to Europe and the US

Turkey's government intends to deport at least 25 citizens of Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland and the US

US and SDF resume joint operations against ISIS sleeper cells in Syria

US forces and the SDF have begun operations against ISIS sleeper cells in northern Syria, foreign affairs official Aldar Xelil…

A familiar adversary emerges in Israel’s proxy war with Iran

An old enemy – anti-aircraft missile systems – features again in Israel's latest proxy war with Iran in Syria, Lebanon…