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Turkey Starts Sending Captured Foreign Fighters Home From Syria

Turkey Starts Sending Captured Foreign Fighters Home From Syria

One of the first repatriated was an American said to be an Islamic State fighter. Western countries have strongly resisted taking back militants who went to fight in the region.
Turkey Starts Sending Captured Foreign Fighters Home From Syria

Turkey Starts Sending Captured Foreign Fighters Home From Syria

One of the first repatriated was an American said to be an Islamic State fighter. Western countries have strongly resisted taking back militants who went to fight in the region.
Turkish Military Vehicle Runs Over and Kills Syrian Protester

Turkish Military Vehicle Runs Over and Kills Syrian Protester

Kurdish residents of northeastern Syria opposed to the Turkish invasion have thrown rocks at Turkish and Russian vehicles patrolling the area.
Pentagon: Syria Oil Secured by U.S. Forces Will Go to Kurds

Pentagon: Syria Oil Secured by U.S. Forces Will Go to Kurds

A Pentagon spokesman told reporters on Thursday that revenues from Syrian oil secured by U.S. troops will go to the majority Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), not to the United States.
Turkey Wants Refugees to Move to a ‘Safe Zone.’ It’s a Tough Sell.

Turkey Wants Refugees to Move to a ‘Safe Zone.’ It’s a Tough Sell.

With forces from the Assad regime deploying in their old lands, Syrians are afraid to go back home.
Turkey Wants Refugees to Move to a ‘Safe Zone.’ It’s a Tough Sell.

Turkey Wants Refugees to Move to a ‘Safe Zone.’ It’s a Tough Sell.

With forces from the Assad regime deploying in their old lands, Syrians are afraid to go back home.

Kurds: Turkey 'Occupying Christian Villages' in Syria for 'Ethnic Cleansing'

The general commander of the majority Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) accused Turkish soldiers and their allies Thursday of "occupying Christian villages" in northern Syria, where Turkish
ISIS Leader Paid Rival for Protection but Was Betrayed by His Own

ISIS Leader Paid Rival for Protection but Was Betrayed by His Own

The world’s most wanted terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was so worried about security that he only trusted a handful of aides and family members. One of them betrayed him.
ISIS Leader Paid Rival for Protection but Was Betrayed by His Own

ISIS Leader Paid Rival for Protection but Was Betrayed by His Own

The world’s most wanted terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was so worried about security that he only trusted a handful of aides and family members. One of them betrayed him.
No, President Trump, It’s Not ‘Importing the Terrorism.’ It’s the Right Thing to Do.

No, President Trump, It’s Not ‘Importing the Terrorism.’ It’s the Right Thing to Do.

We can’t reverse the reckless decision that unraveled northeastern Syria and sent America’s allies fleeing for their lives. But we can grant those partners asylum.
As Kurds Tracked ISIS Leader, U.S. Withdrawal Threw Raid Into Turmoil

As Kurds Tracked ISIS Leader, U.S. Withdrawal Threw Raid Into Turmoil

Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria upended a 5-year alliance and threw the plans against al-Baghdadi into disarray.
As Kurds Tracked ISIS Leader, U.S. Withdrawal Threw Raid Into Turmoil

As Kurds Tracked ISIS Leader, U.S. Withdrawal Threw Raid Into Turmoil

Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria upended a 5-year alliance and threw the plans against al-Baghdadi into disarray.
Kurdish General: Informant Stole ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi's Underwear for U.S.

Kurdish General: Informant Stole ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi's Underwear for U.S.

A Kurdish general revealed Monday that an informant stole the underwear of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to prove to his credibility U.S. intelligence.
Kurds: Al-Baghdadi Operation a Month Late 'Due to Turkish Aggression'

Kurds: Al-Baghdadi Operation a Month Late 'Due to Turkish Aggression'

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a U.S.-allied coalition of mostly Kurdish fighters, blamed Turkey on Sunday for delaying a five-month-long operation to capture Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of
Syrian Kurds: Turkey 'Continuing Its Genocide War' Despite Ceasefire

Syrian Kurds: Turkey 'Continuing Its Genocide War' Despite Ceasefire

Turkey "is continuing its genocide war" in northern Syria despite an allegedly "permanent" ceasefire, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a U.S.-allied coalition largely made up of Kurdish fighters,
Turkey Halts Syrian Incursion, Hours After Deal With Russia

Turkey Halts Syrian Incursion, Hours After Deal With Russia

The Turkish military said it would advance no further into Syria, after reaching an agreement with Russia on forcing Kurdish fighters from the border region.
Turkey Halts Syrian Incursion, Hours After Deal with Russia

Turkey Halts Syrian Incursion, Hours After Deal with Russia

The Turkish military said it would advance no further into Syria, after reaching an agreement with Russia on forcing Kurdish fighters from the border region.

Putin and Erdogan Announce Plan for Northeast Syria, Bolstering Russian Influence

Russia’s leader hosted his Turkish counterpart as a U.S.-brokered cease-fire with Kurdish forces came to an end, underscoring Moscow’s emergence as a powerful player in the Middle East.

Putin and Erdogan Announce Plan for Northeast Syria, Bolstering Russian Influence

Russia’s leader hosted his Turkish counterpart as a U.S.-brokered cease-fire with Kurdish forces came to an end, underscoring Moscow’s emergence as a powerful player in the Middle East.
Our Reporter Walked Into a Prison Full of ISIS Detainees

Our Reporter Walked Into a Prison Full of ISIS Detainees

A glimpse into a Kurdish-run prison found Islamic State suspects who claimed to be a cook, an herbalist and an “administrator” — anything but fighters.