A convoy of about 20 vehicles flying US flags was seen driving near the Syrian border town of Qamisli on October 31, where they had not been present since the United States announced its decision to withdraw from the area.
The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the so called Islamic State group or Daesh, leaves a vacuum at the top of the terrorist organisation, and while the frequency of IS attacks on European soil has been decreasing recently. EU officials are warning the threat is far from over.
"His relatives were subjected to harsh treatment by ISIS and he no longer believed in the future of ISIS. He wanted to take revenge on ISIS and Baghdadi himself," General Mazloum Abdi told NBC News.
The Pentagon released dramatic video and images showing the raid on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's compound after US President Trump announced last week that the leader of the so-called Islamic State had died.
The dog, whose name is classified, was chasing al-Baghdadi in a tunnel when the ISIS leader detonated a suicide vest.
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
Chased by U.S. special operations dogs, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi fled into what President Trump called a dead-end tunnel with three children.
Born Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Al-Badr, Baghdadi rose to lead the brutal militant group in Iraq and Syria.
"Big success on the Turkey/Syria Border," President Trump tweeted ahead of his address from the White House.
The Russian-brokered agreement concluded on Tuesday highlights how central President Vladimir Putin has become in the Syrian conflict, experts told Euronews.
It’s long been an open secret in Washington that many of the career Republicans who fawn over President Donald Trump in public have nothing good to say about him in private.
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.
Since he burst upon the comedic scene in Egypt back in 2011, political satirist, author and stand-up star Bassem Youssef, has been endlessly compared to The Daily Show’s former host, John Stewart.
Capturing someone’s life story in a single moment is what Oslo-based photographer Afshin Ismaeli does for a living.
French president said that NATO's failure to react to the assault was a mistake. .
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.
He will spearhead talks on behalf of European governments who are hoping Baghdad can oversee trials of captured fighters.
Videos have emerged of Russian troops in US military camps in Syria that have been abandoned following Trumps's decision to pull out forces.
Foreign ministers met to weigh options for how the EU should respond to Turkey's invasion of Syria.
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.
London, Berlin, Paris join fellow European countries Norway, Denmark and Finland in their blockade, with the latter stating that the arms export ban concerned not only Turkey but also any other country involved in the fighting.
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.