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Turkey says incursion into Syria will begin ‘shortly’

Turkey’s military will “shortly” cross into Syria together with allied Syrian rebel forces after President Donald Trump announced US troops would withdraw from the...

US troops begin withdrawal from Turkey’s border in Syria

US-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria have said American troops have begun withdrawing from areas along Turkey’s border. This comes hours after the White House said...

Conditions in northwest Syria ‘at crisis point’, aid groups say

Dozens of international aid groups have warned that humanitarian conditions in Syria's north west have reached a new "crisis point", as government troops push...

Islamic State terror risk remains despite weakening

Britain still faces a major threat from Islamic State-inspired terrorism despite the fall of the so-called caliphate in Syria, the head of MI5, Andrew...

Islamic State families surrender in Syria with anger and defiance

Angry civilians evacuating the last territory held by Islamic State militants in Syria have been praising the extremist group. There were no signs of combat...

Hundreds leave Islamic State-held area in Syria as fighting slows

Hundreds of people including Islamic State militants have evacuated their last foothold in eastern Syria, hours after US-backed Syrian fighters said they had slowed...

IS fighters put up fierce resistance to defend last pocket in Syria

Islamic State militants are desperately fighting to hang on to the last tiny piece of territory they hold on the riverside in eastern Syria,...

US-backed Syria force says Islamic State holding 1,000 civilians

Islamic State militants are preventing more than 1,000 civilians from leaving a tiny area still held by the extremist group in a village in...

US troop withdrawal from Syria underway

The US-led military coalition in Syria has begun the process of withdrawing troops, an American military official said. Colonel Sean Ryan, spokesman for the coalition...

Trump ‘slowing down withdrawal of troops from Syria’

President Donald Trump has ordered a slowdown to the withdrawal of US forces in Syria, Republican senator Lindsey Graham has said. “I think we’re in...

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