Tag: Syria

US general visits troops fighting Islamic State in Syria

AL-TANF, Syria— The top U.S. commander for the Middle East made an unannounced visit Monday to a key military outpost in southern Syria, pressing the need for a continued U.S. presence there to root out remaining Islamic State fighters and serve as leverage against growing Iranian activity in […]


Syria strikes: what we know

open view web desk The United States, Britain and France launched strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime early Saturday in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack after mulling military action for nearly a week. Here is what we know so far about the strikes: – Targets […]