The attack in Damascus coincided with a Tuesday morning IDF attack in Gaza that killed another Islamic Jihad leader, Baha Abu Al-Ata
Israel has “a vested interest in maintaining the Kurds’ and other minorities’ power in the northern Syria region as moderate and pro-Western elements who have proven their value many times over the years.
It was the first time the IDF used the David's Sling, which is apparently being inspected somewhere in Russia as you're reading this report.
Al-Muhajir was considered the likely successor to al-Baghdadi in the case of his death.
"We must make tough decisions that require a government with broad shoulders."
A unit of the Russian military police has arrived in the Syrian town of Kobani to patrol the territory in cooperation with Turkey.
ISIS is still believed to be operational in 18 countries across the world, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mali, Egypt, Somalia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
On Friday, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US would send armored vehicles and troops to the Syrian oil fields to protect them from being captured by Islamic State fighters.
Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov insisted that "only the Russian units are present in Syria legitimately at the invitation of the Syrian leadership."
Griffin has not been invited in recent weeks to appear on any Fox News opinion shows.
“What [Russian President Vladimir] Putin wants is a resolution to the Syria crisis on his terms,” said Anna Borshchevskaya of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. “And he is closer to that resolution.”
The US and Turkey have also agreed on a 20-mile (32-kilometer) “safe zone” in northern Syria along the Turkish border.
Erdoğan: Turkey will resume its assault in northern Syria “with determination” when the U.S.-brokered ceasefire expires on Tuesday if all Kurdish forces have not withdrawn from the Syria-Turkey border region.
“We’ve been asked by Israel and Jordan to leave a small number of troops in a totally different section of Syria, near Jordan, and close to Israel."
The king's press release only got to the Syria question in paragraph 5.
Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz: "Of course, what is happening in Syria should remind us of one principle - that we must maintain our ability to defend ourselves."
Erdogan was very upset by "Trump's mixture of threats and locker-room banter," so much so that he ordered his troops into Syria that very day.
IDF Brig. Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser: ISIS has been “hit hard, but it is not defeated, and if pressure on it is relieved, it could come back.”
One journalist was killed immediately in the strike. Three were injured, including one who died the next day. A total of 15 civilians died.
With American support and training, the Kurdish-led SDF has become a professional army with close to 60,000 recruits.
Trump is actually restoring the religious balance in the region and weakening Iran's hold on the areas alongside Israel's border.
The demonstrators held picket signs that referred to the Holocaust, with some of the signs reading, “Never Again.”
It’s not clear how many American forces remain in Syria; Newsweek estimated the number to be “between 15 and 100 troops.”
"“It is a message for all the region’s people and all those who bet on the Americans."
Graham believes there would be more than enough votes to override a presidential veto: "Who the hell supports Erdogan over the Kurds?"
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, meanwhile, has urged Turkey to “halt its military operation.”
The Kurdish civilian administration in northeastern Syria issued a “general mobilization” call on Wednesday, in preparation for a full-blown Turkish invasion.
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Monday denounced Trump's decision to pull US troops out of northeastern Syria, calling it a "stain on America's honor."
White House source: The US is definitely not giving a “green light” to Turkey to kill Kurds. President Trump is prepared to “obliterate the economy of Turkey if they do.” SANA: Turkish attacks on Kurds began anyway.
As a kicker, Graham warns he will "introduce Senate resolution opposing and asking for reversal of this decision" and expects "strong bipartisan support."