Syrian Democratic Forces
On the front lines of ISIS's last stand in Syria
“They strike at night, and we strike back and kill them.”
The U.S.-Turkey alliance is in a downward spiral
Erdogan has threatened to “strangle” a proposed 30,000-strong U.S.-backed force on the Syrian border “before it’s even born.”
We Talked to Syrians About the 'Liberation' of ISIS Stronghold Raqqa
Most ex-residents are pleased at the expulsion of the Islamic State from their former home, but can't help fearing for the future under outside forces.
Syrian forces have defeated ISIS in Raqqa
Russia says it will strike U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked
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U.S.-backed forces breach ISIS defenses in Syrian city of Raqqa
Erdoğan is furious that Trump agreed to arm Kurdish militants in Syria
The US is pissing off everyone in northern Syria
America's NATO ally Turkey is fighting US-backed Kurdish forces in northern Syria in the wake of mixed messages sent by the US amid the fight against the Islamic State.
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US-backed Syrian fighters take Manbij city, Islamic State's gateway to Europe
Some Syrians in the town celebrated by cutting off Islamic State-required beards and burning burqas, while others took part in previously prohibited activities like smoking and dancing.
Islamic State rejects proposed surrender deal in besieged city
The Islamic State has ignored an offer for its fighters to withdraw safely from the Syrian city of Manbij, and clashes with US-backed forces continued after the offer expired.
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