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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…

EU to ‘increase presence and improve support’ for Sahel partners fighting terrorism

The EU will increase its presence and the level of support it gives to its partners fighting terrorism in the…

Dozens injured as multiple explosions hit Qamishli in northeast Syria

A series of bombs exploded in the northeast Syrian border town of Qamishli, killing at least one person

Nigeria soldiers killed in ISWAP ambush near Damboa in Borno state

At least 10 Nigerian soldiers were killed and others injured in clashes near Damboa as images ISWAP fighters pledging allegiance…

It took almost a year, but a simple shift in US stance led to Turkey’s assault against Syria’s Kurds

US diplomats' short-sighted Syria strategy may have led to Turkey's incrusion and unravelled the partnership with the SDF

ISIS confirms death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announces new leader

ISIS confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and the appointment of a new leader, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi…

Suicide bombs and foreign fighters are burgeoning jihadi threats for the Philippines

Failure to take seriously Islamic State's use of suicide bombers and foreign fighters for its East Asia Province poses a…