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Rare Israel, Syria clash raises war fears

THE Israeli military has clashed with Syria over Lebanese airspace in the beginning of what could be a series of post-ISIS powerplays in the troubled region. The Raqqa Civil Council addressed a group of Syrian Islamic State fighters who had surrender [Read story...]

What Is Turkey Up to in Syria?

A Turkish military armored vehicle patrols on the border line located opposite the Syrian town of Atimah, Idlib province, in this picture taken from Reyhanli, Hatay province, Turkey, Oct. 10, 2017. Turkey is expanding its latest military intervention [Read story...]

Iranian Chief of Staff visits Syria

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, arrived on Tuesday in Damascus with a high-ranking military delegation, the Azerbaijani-based Trend news agency reported. The visit is taking place at the official invitat [Read story...]

Iran shows video of new missile test

State TV aired a video that it said showed Iran's newest medium-range ballistic missile being test fired. Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday publicly unveiled the new missile, called the Khoramshahr, which is capable of reaching much of the [Read story...]

Independence Day

There's a popular saying in Kurdistan that the Kurds' only friends are the mountains, meaning that when they need to fight back against occupiers or invaders, the only support they can count on is their forbidding terrain. This isn't quit [Read story...]

U.S. allies take Syria gas field

Nasser Haj Mansour of the Syrian Democratic Forces said the Conoco gas field and plant came under full control of the group Saturday morning after days of fighting with the extremists. He added that Syrian Democratic Forces fighters also captured the [Read story...]