Ex-Russian military officer sentenced to 19 years for fighting alongside ISIS

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Radio Free Europe/Radio Free Liberty. A Russian court has convicted a former military officer of fighting alongside Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria and sentenced him to 19 years in prison. Denis Khisamov was found guilty and sentenced on April 2 by the North Caucasus District Military Court […]

The battle rages for the last ISIS enclave in Syria

Falling bombs raised smoke over Islamic State's last enclave in east Syria on Sunday, obscuring the huddle of vehicles and makeshift shelters to which the group's self-declared "caliphate" has been reduced

The US military is reportedly withdrawing all forces from Syria by the end of April

ANKARA (Reuters) – The U.S. military is preparing to withdraw American forces from Syria by the end of April and a significant portion of them will be out by the middle of March, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing current and former U.S. officials. A U.S. official confirmed the April target to Reuters, saying the […]