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US-backed Syrian Force Attacks IS-held ‘Capital’ of Raqqa

  A U.S.-backed Syrian force said Tuesday it has begun an offensive to capture the northern city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the...

Syria’s Al-Qaeda Affiliate Escapes from Canada’s Terror List

  Failure to list group keeps Canada in line with U.S., but complicates potential prosecutions The Syrian branch of al-Qaeda, currently calling itself Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham...

Canada Slaps New Round of Sanctions on Syria

  17 high-ranking individuals in the Assad regime and 5 entities linked chemical weapons targeted. Canada is imposing additional sanctions on Syria, mounting more pressure on...

Merkel Says Lack Of UN Resolution On Syria Attack A ‘Scandal’

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday (06/04) it was a scandal that the United Nations Security Council did not pass a resolution condemning...

US France, Britain Propose UN Resolution on Syria Gas Attack

  The United States, Britain and France on Tuesday (04/04) proposed a United Nations Security Council resolution to condemn a suspected deadly chemical weapons attack...

Trump Blames Assad for Deadly Chemical Attack in Syria, US Under Pressure

  United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday (04/04) condemned a Syrian chemical weapons attack that killed dozens and blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but...

U.S.-Backed Syrian Militia Makes Gains Against Islamic State

  A Kurdish and Arab Syrian militia backed by the United States has captured the town of Karama as it prepares for an assault on...

ISIS Leader Goes Into Hiding After Abandoning His Fighters

  US and Iraqi officials believe the leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has left operational commanders behind with diehard followers to fight...

Women, Children ‘Tortured’ in Syria Prisons

  Sky News has discovered more evidence of horrendous abuses in Syria's prisons, this time involving women and children. Tens of thousands of people have disappeared...

U.S. Military: ISIS hub Raqqa & Mosul will be recaptured within 6 months

  America’s top commander leading the fight against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq has estimated that Washington and allied forces will recapture...

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