Islamic State

Pulling out of Syria is a "grave strategic mistake," the Senate majority leader warned in an op-ed.
President Donald Trump is claiming victory for a “cease-fire,” even though he originally gave Turkey the green light to attack U.S.-allied Kurds.
Kurdish forces will work with the Syrian government to fend off Turkey’s invasion, a major alliance shift after Trump ordered U.S. troops out of the area.
The former defense secretary warned that national security is "tied inextricably to our alliances," following Trump's decision to abandon the Syrian Kurds.
But President Trump says it’s OK for Turkey and the U.S.-allied Kurds to fight. "Let them!" he tweeted.
A U.S. military official said the situation across northeastern Syria was "deteriorating rapidly."
Turkey’s continued push into Syria comes days after President Donald Trump cleared the way for Turkey’s air and ground offensive.
Trump threatened to destroy Turkey's economy if they do anything he personally considers to be "off limits."
Allies of President Donald Trump are criticizing the president for pulling troops helping U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria.
The Senate majority leader joined other Republicans who are speaking out against the president's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
The president warned he will take action should the country do anything that he considers "off limits" in his "great and unmatched wisdom."
"Turkey, Europe, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Russia and the Kurds will now have to ... figure the situation out," the president tweeted.
Nobel Prize winner Nadia Murad told Trump how terrorists kidnapped her and killed her mother and brothers. He replied: “Where are they now?”
Trump is considering pardoning Gallagher, who faces trial for murdering an Islamic State prisoner in his care and attempting to murder civilians.
One word -- solidarity -- links Brace Belden's disparate activities.
The White House suddenly announced a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf.
There have been multiple reports that al-Baghdadi was either killed or seriously wounded in the years since his last appearance.
Human rights groups tallied more than 1,600 civilian deaths caused by U.S.-led forces in Raqqa, Syria.
The figure is hundreds more than the number the U.S.-led coalition claims over the entire four-year campaign against IS, the groups said.
Eighteen suspects were arrested overnight, raising the total detained to 58.