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Islamic State relatives flee en masse from Syrian camp – Kurdish-led...

Women affiliated with Islamic State and their children fled en masse from a camp where they were being held in northern Syria...

Turkish army launches push into Syria, air strikes hit border town

Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras...

U.S.-backed SDF says it will help set up north Syria safe...

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Wednesday it was ready to help create a safe zone suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump in...

With U.S. departure, Syria’s Manbij braces for upheaval

The city of Manbij has switched control more than most places in Syria's civil war.With U.S. troops set to leave after President Donald Trump's...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

The Syrian army said it had deployed forces to Manbij in northwest Syria on Friday, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect...

Let down by U.S., Syrian Kurdish leaders look to Russia and...

Alarmed by a U.S. decision to leave Syria, Kurdish leaders who run much of the north are urging Russia and its ally Damascus to...