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A Turkish army armored vehicle advances in Syrian city of Tel Abyad, as seen from the Turkish border town of Akcakale on October 13, 2019 in Akcakale, Turkey. The military action is part of a campaign to extend Turkish control of more of northern Syria, a large swath of which is currently held by Syrian Kurds, whom Turkey regards as a threat. U.S. President Donald Trump recently ordered the withdrawal of U.S. troops from several Syrian outposts near the Turkish border.

Disaster is unfolding in Syria as videos emerge of US allies being slaughtered and hundreds of ISIS prisoners escape during airstrikes

Northern Syria is descending into chaos as the Turkish invasion proceeds, with videos emerging of US allies being slaughtered by Turkish proxies.
A picture taken on May 6, 2019, shows a building in Gaza City that was destroyed during Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City.

13 photos show how the deadly Israeli-Gaza attacks impacted residents on both sides

Four Israelis and 25 Palestinians were killed during a weekend of fighting between Israel and militant forces in the Gaza Strip.
A US Special Forces Soldier, attached to Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan, engages the enemy in the Achin district of Nangahar province, Afghanistan, October 2, 2016.

The US is on pace to bomb Afghanistan more than ever this year, but the nominee to be US commander there ‘can’t guarantee … an end d...

The US continues to increase its activity in Afghanistan, but the nominee to be the next US commander there says there's no end date in sight for the 17-year war.

How the suspected Syria gas attack turned into one of the biggest crises of Trump’s presidency

Trump started April by saying he wanted to pull out of Syria. Days later, he looks ready to intensify US military involvement there.
Reported image of the strike on Iranian soldiers in Syria.

Former Israeli intelligence chief: Iran will likely seek payback for the latest strikes in Syria

The perpetrator of Sunday airstrikes in Syria hasn't been confirmed, but Iran believes it was Israel and is likely to retaliate, a former IDF intel chief said.
A man holds the body of a lifeless child after airstrikes rock Syria's Eastern Ghouta.

Heartbreaking video shows mourning for dead children after Syrian airstrikes unleash ‘hell on earth’

At least 290 have been reported dead in what the UN described as "hell on earth." Hospitals are among the locations reported as hit.

The US recorded civilians as ISIS members in what may be ‘the least transparent war in recent American history’

A recent investigation found the rate of civilian deaths in Iraq to be 31 times higher than what has been reported by US-led coalition forces.
A Kurdish fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) looks on after an coalition airstrike in Raqqa, June 16, 2017.

Here’s how the US-led coalition decides when and where to hit ISIS targets in Iraq

Coalition airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq and Syria are at record levels — here's how US personnel and their Iraqi partners decide when and where to strike.

Survivors of US military raid in Yemen say at least 17 women and children were killed

Survivors of the recent US military raid in a remote Yemeni village provided more details concerning the civilian deaths that resulted from the attack in a report published by The Intercept on Thursday.

Amid Iraq’s success against ISIS in Mosul, the civilian body count is mounting

"We have been receiving quite a lot of reports of civilian casualties caused by air strikes," said a spokeswoman for the UN human-rights office.