European leaders are warning that the fight against terrorism is far from being over following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The world's most wanted terrorist, and leader of the so-called Islamic State group killed himself during a US military operation in Idlib, northern Syria
An ISIS insider who gained the trust of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was passing on information about his whereabouts to the United States via Kurdish officials, NBC News' Richard Engel reports.
Video purportedly shows aftermath of US raid targeting al-Baghdadi
A Belgian MEP has called for a humanitarian corridor to be established to return Europe’s children of the so-called Islamic State (IS).
The decision comes after talks in the Russian resort town of Sochi.
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday it had pulled out all its fighters from the border town of Ras al Ain, while Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey expects the US to keep its promises on a five-day truce.
Turkey military operation in northern Syria has created a fresh wave of refugees.
The market, which was partially destroyed in the fighting that took place in the city, is part of an area listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its Arab culture.
Capturing someone’s life story in a single moment is what Oslo-based photographer Afshin Ismaeli does for a living.
Western countries have widely condemned Ankara for its military operation in northeast Syria, but Luxembourg's top diplomat said they could be dragged into the conflict should Turkey, a NATO member state, trigger the body's defensive clause.
Take a look at our video explainer that sketches out what has happened during the first week of Turkey's military incursion into northern Syria.
Apart from the immediate disastrous results for the Kurds who have freed their areas from Islamic State (IS) with tremendous sacrifice, the US troops’ pull-out will have vast security implications for Europe as well.
Abandoned by their U.S. allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces are fighting alongside the Syrian army in Manjib.
Kurdish authorities in Syria said on Sunday nearly 800 close relatives of fighters from the so-called Islamic State (IS) fled the Ain Issa camp in the north of the country, according to AFP.
"We are still securing jails hosting IS fighters but if this war continues we will be obliged to gather all forces to protect our land and families from this terror," a Kurdish official told Euronews.
There’s no doubt that Turkey’s military incursion into Syria has shifted the pieces in the complex puzzle that is the 8-year conflict. The families of IS fighters detained in camps in the country hope it could provide a way out for them.
According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, further casualties include 74 members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and 49 Syrian rebels aligned with Ankara.
"The humanitarian impact is already being felt. An estimated 100,000 people have already left their homes," the UN said in a statement.
A British man who fought alongside Kurdish forces in Syria to defeat Islamic State told Euronews the Kurds have been "thrown to the wolves" after Turkey launched a military campaign in the northeast of the country.
Turkey launched an offensive in northern Syria on Wednesday.
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The Kurdish SDF have been a key US-ally in the fight against ISIS
Trump and Erdogan spoke by phone, but the White House didn't confirm Turkey's announcement that they will meet next month.
“Europe’s Children of ISIS” follows the victims - and children - of the members of one of the world’s most brutal terrorist organizations.
Overflowing latrines, sewages trickling into tents, acute malnutrition and diarrhoea are just some of the issues the nearly 75,000 people held in the al-Hol detention camp in northeastern Syria face every day. More that 11,000 foreign nationals suspected of links to IS fighters are held there.
"When I see them, it’s so painful. It’s normal for them…They don’t know there is better than this," a Dutch mother-of-two detained in a Syrian camp told Euronews' Anelise Borges.