Featured by Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times
How Russian warplanes in Libya could open a new phase in the Middle East’s biggest proxy war
The deployment, which the Pentagon revealed this week and Moscow denied, is the latest in a series of escalations that have seen all types of weapons — Turkish and Emirati drones, Russian anti-aircraft systems, Jordanian-made armored vehicles — enter Libya's Mad Max-like battlefields, in often-blatant disregard of a nine-year-old arms embargo
Turkey says it can fight ISIS. Its record says otherwise
Turkey was once a primary conduit for all things extremist, where ISIS acquired food and other essentials, found medical treatment for injured fighters, and even got the fertilizer needed to make car bombs
‘Defeated’ in Syria, ISIS is mounting a bloody comeback in Iraq
One of the deadliest ISIS attacks since Iraq declared military victory over the extremist group in December 2017 is the clearest sign yet that the war isn't over
The ISIS ‘caliphate’ is all but finished, but its online presence endures
Islamic State's media arm endures on a smaller scale, and has already adapted to the loss.
US-backed militia are working to evacuate civilians trapped by ISIS
A U.S.-backed militia has sent trucks to the edge of Islamic State's dwindling territory in eastern Syria to evacuate hundreds of civilians as well as surrendering fighters, many of them foreign-born, commanders said Tuesday
Syrian Troops Enter Key Kurdish City After Trump’s Decision To Withdraw US Troops
The move was in response to calls from locals in the city.
Trump Tweeted A Warning To Syria And Its Allies. Then The Russian Strikes Began
BEIRUT — Russian jets began an intense barrage on Syria’s northwest, pounding rebel-held areas on Tuesday in Idlib province and...
It’s The World’s Forgotten War — And The US Remains Deeply Involved
BEIRUT — It’s been called the forgotten war — and with good reason. The war in Syria gets clicks and...