Turkish court rejects Australia's request to extradite ISIS recruiter
A Turkish court rejected an Australian request to extradite a citizen it believes is a top recruiter for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, Australia's foreign minister said on Friday (July 20), in a setback for Canberra's efforts to prosecute him at home.
US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area. Two officials familiar with the plans said Thursday that the U.S., Britain and Canada are spearheading the evacuation that would [...]
Russia Says Agreements Were Discussed With Trump On Syria. The U.S. Is Silent
The Trump administration has offered no information about supposed "specific" proposals that Russian officials have mentioned publicly.
Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said Thursday he has received no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria following a U.S.-Russia summit that Moscow says focused heavily on Syria. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, told reporters he’s taking a [...]
Syrian rebels 'reach agreement' with government to leave Quneitra
The deal is the latest in a string of agreements that have marked the government's recapture of much of southern Syria.
Syria: Evacuation of rebel-besieged towns in Idlib complete
Residents of Shia-majority towns will head to government areas in return for the release of rebels held in prisons.
No, Israel hasn't 'won over' the Syrians
Israel has been taking advantage of some Syrians' desperation to pursue its political goals. That's not humanitarianism.
Jihadis RETURN: Scores of ISIS fighters ‘could travel to Spain’ after fighting in SyriaOlder articles »
NEARLY 200 Islamic State militants could be preparing to return to their former homes in Spain after fighting in warzones in the Middle East, security officials have warned.