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More than 50 ‘terrorists’ killed in French commando operations in Mali

Supported by helicopters, jets and armed Reaper drones, commandoes deployed to Operation Barkhane conducted three helicopter-borne assaults in Mali

Iran Quds Force commander Qassam Soleimani killed in US airstrike near Baghdad

Iran Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani and Kataib Hezbollah leader Abul Mahdi al-Muhandis were killed in a US airstrike at…

Fearing conscription into Assad’s army, Syrian Kurds flee to Iraq

Syrian Kurdish men in Iraq say they fled not only Turkey's military offensive but the possibility of conscription into Assad's…

Russian troops enter Syria’s Raqqa, filling void of withdrawing US forces

The Russian military moved into ISIS's former capital at Raqqa in northeast Syria following an agreement with the SDF

Coalition drives to build Iraqi Kurdistan’s Peshmerga into a self-sustaining force

Personnel from seven European Coalition nations will soon transition from direct training to mentoring the Kurdistan region’s iconic Peshmerga force

Contempt and violence spiral in al-Hol camp, where ISIS women dread regime’s return

With winter approaching and tensions in Syria's al-Hol camp at a boiling point, some ISIS-affiliated women said they intend to…

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…

“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

Estonia special forces to join France-led Takuba mission in Mali, defense ministry says

Estonian special operations forces are set to join the new France-led Task Force Takuba in the Mali in the second…

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…