President Donald Trump has instructed the Pentagon to "annihilate" the Islamic State group in Syria in a bid to prevent escaped foreign fighters from returning home, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday.
On May 18, the moving convoy of the Syrian pro-government forces consisted of militias was hit by a massive airstrike of the U.S.-led international coalition.
In this interview, Mimi and Luke share their perspectives on the Middle East, including analysis of the Trump administration's latest moves and their impacts. Mimi also shares some of her current predictions.
Before the dust settled on Khan Skeykhoun, the United States had used the alleged chemical attack that took place there as the justification for a launch of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the al-Sha'aryat airbase in Syria.
The US carried out the strikes at 3:00 am, targeting a series of apartment buildings in the town's residential area.
As I noted in my Mail on Sunday column on 30th April 2017, I recently sent a series of questions to the Foreign office about their apparent confidence that Syria's government are responsible for the recent alleged poison gas attacks in that country.
There are strong rumors that the U.S. intends to launch an invasion of east-Syria from Jordan with the aim of occupying the whole eastern area.
Russia Insider's Damascus correspondent sets the media straight on Syria safe zones
On Monday, President Trump authorized the Pentagon to provide whatever weapons necessary for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces to defeat ISIS in Raqqa. This is not a new strategy, however. It is left-over from the Obama Administration. Will it
The US and Jordanian militaries may be prepping a massive invasion of Syria, intelligence reports gathered from surveillance drones suggest.
What was the real reason for the Lavrov/Tillerson/Trump meeting in Washington today? Likely it was to work out the new facts on the ground in Syria, where the "safe zones" that President Trump called for not long ago have actually been established th
Reports coming out of Syria suggest that a joint military force of US, British, and Jordanian troops, equipped with tanks and helicopters, have reportedly been deployed in the war-torn country's southern border areas from Jordan's northern region.
Russia's foreign ministry has released details of the plan to create 'de-escalation' areas in Syria. Here is the full text
Syria - Russia's draft resolution seeks to codify its de-escalation zone plan into binding international law if adopted by SC members.
Syria -On Monday, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said his government supports the Russian, Iranian, Turkish plan, adding:...Agreement reached aims to stop "bloodshed and improve the living conditions of the Syrian population…"