Syria

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(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
August 06, 2019 - 5:24 am
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that the U.S. intends to prevent any unilateral invasion by Turkey into northern Syria, saying any such move by the Turks would be unacceptable.
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April 30, 2019 - 12:34 am
The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group claimed to appear for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm on Monday, acknowledging defeat in the group's last stronghold in Syria but vowing a "long battle" ahead.
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March 23, 2019 - 8:15 am
U.S.-backed forces declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants, marking the end of a brutal self-styled caliphate the group carved out in large parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014.
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March 22, 2019 - 2:14 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN and LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been eliminated, President Donald Trump announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continued on the ground between coalition forces and the group's...
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March 15, 2019 - 11:56 am
President Donald Trump is at the Pentagon where his talks are expected to touch on the final battle to retake the Islamic State group's last pocket of territory in Syria.
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February 22, 2019 - 11:32 am
The Trump administration, which abruptly announced in December that it was pulling out of Syria, said Thursday that it will keep 200 U.S. troops in the country for now
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Hoda Muthana, an Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State after becoming radicalized online
(Hoda Muthana/Attorney Hassan Shibly via AP)
February 20, 2019 - 9:02 pm
An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria won't be allowed to return to the United States with her toddler son because she is not an American citizen
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A Humvee drives in a village recently retaken from Islamic State militants by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near Baghouz, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
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February 18, 2019 - 11:22 am
More than 300 Islamic State militants surrounded in a tiny area in eastern Syria are refusing to surrender to U.S.-backed forces and are trying to negotiate an exit
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This frame grab from video provided by Hawar News, ANHA, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows Kurdish fighters standing guard at the site of a suicide attack near the town of Shaddadeh, in Syria's northeastern province of
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January 21, 2019 - 4:24 pm
U.S. military Col. Sean Ryan said there were no casualties among the U.S.-led coalition members.
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This frame grab from video provided by Hawar news, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria (ANHA),
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January 16, 2019 - 7:55 pm
A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians.
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