Kurdish led forces had been working with the CIA to track Baghdadi, and founds he had moved from Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria to Idlib, where he was killed. Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
While the international community reads headlines about peace deals between powerful nations, the situation for Kurdish forces on the ground is far murkier. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
James Le Mesurier, the former British army officer and founder of an NGO that trains the Syria Civil Defense group, has been found dead outside his home in Istanbul. Meanwhile, Turkey is moving forward..
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored U.S.-Israeli efforts to counter Iran in talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, in an apparent attempt to ease concerns in Israel that Tehran..
A column of Russian military vehicles arrived in the city of Kobani, once home to a US military base, to assist in the withdrawal of Kurdish forces, Russia says. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
There was no sign of any pullout by the Kurdish-led forces, who accused Turkey of violating the cease-fire with continued fighting at a key border town. Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times