US moves to protect Syrian oilfields from IS

October 26, 2019

The United States will send armoured vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into the hands of Islamic State militants, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday.


Trump hits back at critics over Syria

October 19, 2019

President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism his Syria withdrawal is damaging US credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of the Islamic State.


Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of violating US-brokered ceasefire

October 18, 2019

The Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria has accused Turkey of violating a US-brokered ceasefire that came into effect overnight, as fighters from both sides clashed in and around a border town that has been one of the fiercest fronts in the Turkish invasion.