Fighters of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stand together near the village of Baghouz
Will oil deal for eastern Syria help or hurt those fighting ISIS?

As with most things in Syria, the actual reality on the ground is far more unclear than the simplistic narratives to be found on social media and among western commentators.

On Yazidi genocide anniversary, failure to support survivors decried

It has been six years since the genocide began, but little has been done for the hundreds of thousands of survivors.

The world is continuing to ignore the sufferings of the Yazidis

No government is willing to step forward to help them rebuild their destroyed villages, not even their own governments.

Dr. Anne Speckhard, crossing from Iraq into Syria
Dr. Anne Speckhard, the woman who faces down terrorists

Expert: “We break that brand that's selling them terrorism”

ISIS MEMBERS flee Baghouz. Now it’s time to put them on trial
Is Turkey smuggling ISIS detainees out of Syria?

Tens of thousands of ISIS members, including their families, ended up detained in eastern Syria in the last several years as the SDF and the US-led Coalition forces defeated ISIS.

ISIS recruit can return to UK from Syria to challenge citizenship removal

But three judges from England's Court of Appeal unanimously agreed Begum could have a fair and effective appeal of that decision only if she were permitted to come back to Britain.

The Telegram logo is seen on a screen of a smartphone in this picture illustration
Studies find far-right using Telegram, ISIS using Facebook

Pro-ISIS Facebook account: The coronavirus is a soldier of God

Is Iraq’s new PM losing the fight against Iranian-backed militias?

Kadhimi pledged to rein in Iranian-backed militias, but recent events highlight the difficulty of remolding critical relationships between the government and armed militias.

Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a rally marking the 31st anniversary of Hamas' founding, in
Hezbollah media: Hamas arrests ISIS cells operating for Israel

Hamas' security services allegedly uncovered a "dangerous plan" of Israeli intelligence "working under the cover of ISIS-affiliated cells."

Iranian-backed militias in Iraq push their gains on July 4

The Iranian-backed militias have been increasingly expressing anger at the US and Saudi Arabia and Israel.

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