Israel, in rare move, announces attacks on Iranian targets in Syria, delivers warning

Israeli army Merkava tanks in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights. (JALAA MAREY/AFP/Getty Images, File) Israel confirmed early Monday that its military attacked Iranian targets in Syria, in a rare statement on such an operation. “We have started striking Iranian Quds targets in Syrian territory,” the military statement said. “We warn the Syrian Armed Forces against attempting to […]

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3 Americans killed in Syria suicide blast identified

Three of the four Americans who were killed in a suicide blast near a U.S.-led coalition patrol in Syria were identified Friday. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida, Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Kent, 35, of upstate New York and Defense Department civilian Scott A. Wirtz of […]

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At least 15 children die in Syria from freezing weather, lack of medical care, officials say

Newly displaced Syrian children and men wait to receive UNHCR tarpaulins and other aid at Al Hol camp in Hassakeh, Syria.  (UNHCR) At least 15 children, one as young as just an hour old, have died in Syria in the past month because of freezing temperatures and poor medical care, officials say. UNICEF Regional Director […]

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US troops begin to withdraw from Syria, official says

The U.S.-led military coalition in Syria started the process of withdrawing troops from the embattled region, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News on Friday. The U.S. started “the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria,” said Col. Sean Ryan, a spokesman for the coalition fighting the Islamic State. ENDLESS WARS WILL EVENTUALLY COME […]

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